Unique Dog Names: August

Unique Dog Names: August

Are you looking for a name for your new dog that’s a little different? A name that, when you call it at the dog park, won’t have 3 different pooches running up to you? Here is some inspiration if you just can’t quite come up with something unique on your own. 



  • Chansey. The generation 1 normal-type Pokemon known as the “Egg Pokemon”.
  • Moro. The goddess of wolves in the animated Studio Ghibli film “Princess Mononoke”.
  • Roxie. A name to honor Roxie Laybourne, the founder of the scientific field of forensic ornithology.
  • Kohara. The Polynesian goddess of tuna.
  • Mrs. Puff. The name of the puffer fish driving instructor in the TV show “Spongebob Squarepants”.



  • Jeronimo. The Portuguese and Spanish form of the name “Jerome”.
  • Tanin. The Arabic word for “dragon”.
  • Bertie. The name of the tortoise that holds the world record for greatest speed achieved by a tortoise– 0.28 m/s (0.92 ft/s).
  • Kazan. The wolfdog in James Oliver Curwood’s book “Kazan”.
  • Goddard. The name of Jimmy Neutron’s robot dog.


Either/ Or

  • Froskur. The Icelandic word for “frog”.
  • Pingo. The term for a landform described as a mound of earth-covered ice.
  • Kifli. A Slovakian/ Hungarian crescent-shaped pastry filled with sweet walnut or poppy paste.
  • Babou. The name of the Spanish artist Salvador Dali’s pet ocelot.
  • Puck. A nature sprite, fairy, or demon in English folklore.