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On our Facebook page, we recently asked people for the wackiest pet names that they’ve heard. Here are a few of my personal favorites, along with adoptable pets from animal welfare groups that I’ve run across with those zany names.   A few people mentioned it, but Bree M. first …

We asked shelters and rescue groups to tell us the most wacky or unusual names for adoptable pets in their care this year. Here are our favorites. Meet Iben Hooked in Mississippi at the Aberdeen Animal Shelter. 2011’s Most Unusual Adoptable-Pet Names 1. Dodgy Wodgy Schnookum Doodle 2. Polly Picklepuss …

Each year we look through the 300,000+ pets listed on Petfinder to find the top names for adoptable dogs and cats. Adopt this Buddy at Kalamazoo, MI-based Canine Safe Harbor. For the fifth year in a row, Buddy was the No. 1 dog name, while Lucy is again the top …

Cal Ripken, Jr’.s canine namesake In our December newsletter, we asked: Do you have a pet named after a celebrity? We found that lots of famous people (or their names, at least) have gone to the dogs — and the cats, too. Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr., singer …

The Situation (available at PAWS in Philadelphia, PA) certainly looks like he could live up to his special name. We recently asked our Facebook friends for their wackiest, funniest and most original pet names. We narrowed down nearly 400 responses to our favorites for dogs, cats and groups. Tell us: …

Elvis Parsley is at the Watsonville Animal Shelter in California. As we do at the end of each year, we’ve taken a look at the 300,000+ pets posted on Petfinder and tallied up the most popular names for adoptable dogs and cats. For the fourth year in a row, Buddy …

Nepal – Charlie is waiting for her forever family to find her at Leftover Pets, Inc. in Braselton, GA. Guest blogger Maria founded the Web site PetNamesPlace.com to help people find the perfect names for their pets. Together with her husband and two naughty felines, she spends her days scouring …

Bella is waiting for her forever home at Petraits Pet Photography in Chicago, IL. How do you name your pets? Do you give them time-honored names likes Fido and Fluffy? Or do you prefer something distinctive — Angry Donut, perhaps? Each year we delve into our adoptable pet database and …

A Buddy up for adoption at  Lake Shore Animal Shelter in Chicago Sure, a list of most popular baby names is always a hit, but who can resist a list of the most popular dog and cat names — or the quirkiest pet names? For the second year in a …