Introducing The Best Golden Retriever Names! From The Traditional To The Unique, We Have Something Every Goldie And Their New Owner Will Adore.
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Are you thinking about buying or adopting a Golden Retriever?
You have chosen an awesome breed.
Golden Retrievers are among the top 5 most popular breeds in America for many reasons.
They are great with children and make wonderful family pets.
These friendly beauties are playful and patient, fairly easy to train, and a whole lot of fun too!
In this article we are going to look at finding the right name for your perfect new puppy.
Naming Your Golden Retriever
One of the first things you’ll need to do around the time you take your furry friend home, is to give her a name.
Naming your dog is important.
After all, once you’ve chosen a name you and your dog will have to live with it for many, many years to come!
It’s a big decision, and doing some research is a great first step.
There are hundreds if not thousands of names to choose from, but we’ve narrowed it down to a few concise categories. So you can find what you’re looking for quickly and easily.
We are sure you’ll find more than a few names that take your fancy, so let’s get started!
Choosing A Good Name For Your Golden Retriever: A Few Tips
Most of the popular Golden Retriever names are short, sweet and easy to say.
There are several reasons why you may want to pick something simple over something long, complicated and full of syllables.
There will be times when you’ll need to quickly call your dog back in public, so it’s a good idea to pick something that is is quick and easy to say.
If you have young children you should pick a name that is easy for them to learn. That way they can help train your goldie to respond to their new name without even trying!
Make sure your dog’s name is something your comfortable shouting outside. You may think choosing a silly or rude name is a good idea, but just make sure you can call your dog in public without attracting negative attention.
It can be nice to pick a name that matches your dog’s temperament.
Each breed has their own traits, but each dog is still unique. Some people like to pick a name that goes with their dogs personality.
Alternatively, it can be fun to pick a jokey name which does not match your dogs real personality at all – such as calling a sweet tempered dog who would never bite anyone in their life ‘Jaws’. But just make sure the novelty won’t wear off!
Top Golden Retriever names
We can’t name your dog for you, but we can point you in the right direction.
Here are some of the most popular Golden Retriever Names we’ve been hearing lately.
Popular names are commonly used for a reason – but that doesn’t mean that they will necessarily be the right name for your pup.
Another good way of naming your Golden Retriever is with human style names.
Female Golden Retriever Names
Do you want to give your Goldie a human name? One that truly helps her to fit in as one of the family?
Here is our top selection of the best names for female Golden Retrievers.
Male Golden Retriever names
What if your new pup is an adorable little boy?
Here are some great names for your male Golden Retriever.
Any of these names would suit a Goldie well, but not everyone wants to use traditional human names on their dogs.
And a lot of us want something that is more individual.
Unique Golden Retriever names
Do you want to pick a name as unique as your dog? One that makes people do a double take?
Do you want to show off your knowledge by naming your dog after a character from literature or mythology?
Or do you just want to highlight your dog’s unique personality?
Get inspired with this list of unique Golden Retriever names!
Good Golden Retriever names
Golden Retrievers are a distinctive breed. They aren’t hard to spot due to their gorgeous long coats and large size.
There are some Golden Retriever names that are just a plain good fit for these wonderful dogs.
Here are some of our favorites:
Cute Golden Retriever names
Is your Goldie the cutest thing ever? I bet she is!
Why not choose a name which is just as adorable as your furry friend?
Cool Golden Retriever names
Is your Goldie too cool for traditional doggie names?
Why not pick a name that is as awesome as your Golden Retriever?
- Jin – Chinese for ‘golden’
All these names are great fun, but what is more distinctive about the Golden Retriever than their amazing fur.
Although they are named ‘golden’, the colors range quite a lot. From a dark gold that is almost red, to a pale golden that could fairly be described as white.
So let’s take a look at some color specific names that might suit your new pal.
English Cream Golden Retriever names
Here are some suggestions for naming your English cream Golden Retriever.
These adorable pale pups have beautiful broad heads and a soft light colored coat.
Gold Dog Names
Is your dog as gold as … well, gold? Why not choose a name to match their coat?
Nothing is as striking as a dark Golden Retriever, and there are some lovely names to suit.
White Golden Retriever names
Is your dog as white as snow?
Why not pick a name that matches their coat!
Best Golden Retriever names
Choosing the perfect name for your dog isn’t easy.
The name you pick is as much about you as it is about your dog, so remember to go with your instincts. Stick with something you are confident you won’t change your mind about in a few years time.
Hopefully this list has shown you just how many options there are.
Why not let us know what you decide in the comments section below?
Bringing Home A New Puppy?
Then you’ll need a copy of the excellent Happy Puppy Handbook.
A complete guide to caring for your new furry friend.