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The 50 Best Large Dog Names

Staci
Jul 29 ·

Looking for some large dog names? Here are the best!

Some people get lucky, and when they get their dog from the shelter or rescue, they’re already named — and they like the name! Other people don’t like the name and wonder if they can change it (the answer is yes). Or maybe you got a puppy who’s never had a name before and you’re starting entirely from scratch.

It’s important to pick a good name that you love and that’s appropriate for your dog. Some people pick a name without thinking it through and a year down the line, they hate the name. They dread calling it at the dog park or hearing it called at the vet’s office!

You can prevent this from happening to you by looking through all your options. Make sure you’re happy with the name you settle on, and it’s something easy for your dog to learn.

If you want a name that’s appropriate for your large breed dog, look no further. These names go great with dogs who will grow to be huge!

Male Names

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For male dog names that sound great on large dogs, look no further!

  • Apollo
  • Bear
  • Beast
  • Beau
  • Bjorn
  • Boomer
  • Bruiser
  • Bruno
  • Colt
  • Clifford
  • Dodger
  • Duke
  • Fang
  • Hades
  • Hagrid
  • Hercules
  • Lucifer
  • Maximus
  • Moose
  • Napoleon
  • Prince
  • Rocky
  • Tank
  • Vikings
  • Wrath
  • Zeus

Female Names

Big dog

If you have a bigger female dog, take a look at these!

  • Alaska
  • Aphrodite
  • Athena
  • Banshee
  • Bessie
  • Bertha
  • Daenerys
  • Elekra
  • Juno
  • Lagertha
  • Megara
  • Medusa
  • Nala
  • Nyx
  • Olympa
  • Phoenix
  • Queen
  • Roxy
  • Siren
  • Sky
  • Storm
  • Valkyrie
  • Venus
  • Vixen
  • Zara

There’s no right or wrong thing to name your dog! It’s about what feels good to you. If you want to name your female dog a more masculine-sounding name, or vice versa, you should go for it.

Whatever feels right, probably is.

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Staci
Staci is a writer living in Atlanta, Georgia. When not writing, she spends most of her time trying to keep up with her four rescue cats and Australian shepherd puppy.
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