If you’re looking for a name for your new pup, why not choose something that everyone loves: food.
While the following list of food names for dogs might make you hungry, you’re sure to find a cute name for your new puppy.
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Dog naming tips:
What’s in a name? Your dog is a wonderful creature no matter what you call them, but some names may be easier for them to understand than others. When choosing your pet’s name, keep these tips in mind:
- Names that are shorter (1-2 syllables) may be easier for your dog to understand
- Likewise, names with hard consonant sounds will be easier for your pup
- Try not to pick a name that rhymes with key words that you’ll use, for example “Beau” is a lovely name but it rhymes with “no”, which may be confusing.
38 Food Names for Dogs
- Basil: a name for a dog that’s perfect with everything
- Blondie: like blondie bars, and also the legendary singer and musician.
- Brie: a French type of cheese, and also Brie Larson (Captain Marvel)
- Brownie: a cute name for a chocolatey brown dog
- Chewie: food-related, but more importantly, Star Wars related
- Chip: chocolate chip or tortilla chips, your choice
- Chipotle: just don’t give them any guac, since it’s bad for dogs.
- Clementine: your darling clementine
- Coco: chocolatey, but also with a touch of Chanel
- Coconut: a sweet and sunny dog name
- Cookie: who doesn’t like cookies? (or puppies?)
- Dorito: we didn’t say this list was healthy dog food names
- Dumpling: an endearing name for an adorably small dog
- Ginger: zippy and tangy
- Gnocchi: pronounced “nyow-kee”
- Hazel: a classic name that’s food-adjacent (hazelnuts).
- Hershey: dogs can’t have chocolate, but they can have cute names
- Honey: for a sweet and gentle doggo
- Macaroni: maybe “Mac” for short
- Miso: a unique taste and a unique dog name
- Mocha: coffee lovers unite!
- Mochi: a new food trend for your perfect pup
- Mojito: more of a drink than a food, but a cute name nonetheless
- Muffin: a cute name for a tubby dog
- Noodle: some dogs are just noodly-looking
- Nugget: perfect for your little nugget
- Olive: a good name for foodie dog owners
- Oreo: perfect for a black-and-white dog
- Peaches: what’s not to love about peaches?
- Peanut: another great name for a small dog
- Pepper: a name for a speckled pup
- Pumpkin: a cute name for dog owners who love fall
- Pistachio: for a small and perfect pup
- Rosemary: “Rose” for short
- Sage: classy and unique
- Snickers: a cute and goofy food name for a cute and goofy pup
- Sugar: sweet and lovable
- Truffle: rare and highly valued, just like your pup
Check out our dog name generator for more great ideas!
If you’ve got the perfect name picked out, check out our two-part guide on how to prepare for your new dog, including what to buy and how to prepare your house.