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Top 10 Popular Canine Names and Breeds for 2022

Did you bring home a furry little friend this year? If so, check out if your four-legged friend’s name made it on the list of popular dog names for 2022.

Trupanion, a pet medical insurance company that serves the United States, Canada and Australia, recently released its top ten dog names for 2022. “Surveying its database of more than 800,000 insured pets, Trupanion has compiled a tail-wagger of a top 10 list,” stated a press release from the company.

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Top names of 2022

Luna leads the pack as the most popular name for 2022, moving up one spot from last year. New names to the list this year, according to Trupanion, are Milo and Teddy.

The complete top ten list is as follows:

  1. Luna
  2. Charlie
  3. Bella
  4. Daisy
  5. Milo
  6. Lucy
  7. Cooper
  8. Bailey
  9. Teddy
  10. Max
According to Trupanion when it comes to top breeds, the lovable mixed breed always tops the charts.

Top breeds

Trupanion also released the top most popular breeds for 2022.

“Of course, when it comes to top breeds, the lovable mixed breed always tops the charts. After that, the Labrador Retriever leads the pack for the most popular breed in 2022, a lead they have enjoyed for decades,” stated the news release.

The top ten breeds for 2022 are:

  1. Labrador retriever
  2. Goldendoodle
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. French Bulldog
  5. Labradoodle
  6. German Shepherd
  7. Shih Tzu
  8. Chihuahua
  9. Yorkshire Terrier
  10. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Top image: Accoring to Trupanion, after lovable mixed breeds, Labrador Retriever leads the pack for the most popular breed in 2022, a lead they have enjoyed for decades.

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Mishall Rehman

Originally from Atlanta, GA, Mishall is a freelance journalist pursuing her passion for writing in her new homeland Canada. She currently lives in Trenton, ON with her husband.

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