Most popular and unusual Australian dog names revealed

 
August 15th, 2016

An analysis of council dog registration data by Guardian Australia has revealed the most unusual Australian dog names and breeds. 

Here are the top 20 names and the top 20 breeds from the total list of 134,397 dogs from 11 councils across Australia:

Rank Names Rank Breeds (includes crosses)
1 Bella 1 Maltese
2 Molly 2 Labrador
3 Charlie 3 Jack Russell
4 Max 4 Staffordshire Bull Terrier
5 Ruby 5 Border Collie
6 Jack 6 Kelpie
7 Buddy 7 Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
8 Lucy 8 Golden Retriever
9 Oscar 9 Fox Terrier
10 Roxy 10 Australian Cattle Dog
11 Coco 11 German Shepherd
12 Toby 12 Chihuahua
13 Rosie 13 Shih Tzu
14 Bonnie 14 Pomeranian
15 Millie 15 Poodle
16 Daisy 16 Cocker Spaniel
17 Maggie 17 Beagle
18 Missy 18 Rottweiler
19 Jessie 19 Terrier
20 Harry 20 Boxer

Can’t find your breed on the list? Read the complete article here: www.theguardian.com/news

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