You need a name for your dachshund puppy, that lively little sausage-shaped bundle of curiosity and affection. The handle you choose for your doxie pup should reflect his personality and your sense of fun, and as luck would have it, the list of cute names for your playful pooch is as long as he'll be some day.
Max and Bailey are among the top 10 popular monikers for pooches these days, according to a Veterinary Pet Insurance survey, as are the names Charlie and Buddy. Classic dachshund favorites include Frank, Oscar and Schnitzel. Popular names inspired by movies, television and books include Nemo, Astro, Stitch, Hamlet and Gatsby.
Fun Food Names
What could could be a cuter or more appropriate name for a weenie dog than one inspired by food? Tasty tags include Pumpkin, Pickles, Tater, Deli and Pretzel, while Brownie, Jelly Bean and Hershey are sweet names too.
Christy Ayala writes about recreation, sports, aquatics, healthy living, family and parenting, language development, organizational change, pets and animals. Ayala holds a master's degree in recreation administration from Aurora University’s George Williams College, a graduate certificate in organizational change from Hawaii Pacific University and a bachelor's degree in Spanish from the University of Missouri, St. Louis.