|I scoured all the baby and dog name lists and asked for|
suggestions before I named Rocco Havanese.
I think the name suits him perfectly!
Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's largest pet insurer reveals the most popular names for 2012 with "Bella" once again topping the list of most common dog and cat names. The name also made the top 10 birds and exotic pet's names list for the first time, coming in as the third most popular. VPI sorted its database of more than 485,000 insured pets to determine the most popular pet names of 2012.
Following are the top 10 most common names for dogs and cats, as well as birds and exotic pets:
Birds and Exotics
Pet owners continue to prefer human names for their furry friends. Each of the top five dog and cat names were also among Babycenter.com's 100 most popular baby names of 2012. Meanwhile, traditional dog names continue to trend downward. Of the nearly half a million pets insured by VPI, only 11 dogs barked to "Fido," and just 65 cats purred to "Fluffy."
What inspired you to name your pet?