Finding the very best dog names that start with B is easy with our brilliant name collections. Each collection is based on a different theme. There are male and female dog names that start with a B. And collections based on themes such as flowers, or food.
We also give you tips and ideas for coming up with your own collections. So if your heart is set on a name beginning with B, the right name is waiting here for you!
Regardless of your reason for loving B names, you’ll want to make a short list of your favorites. The name that you ultimately choose should flow off the tongue easily. It should be distinguishable from your other family members’ or pets’ names, and should fit your puppy’s unique looks and personality.
Ready for some dog names beginning with B? Read on for great names for girl dogs, boy dogs, cute, cool, or unique dogs, small dogs, large dogs, and dogs that are any combination of these!
Best dog names that start with “B”
Some names are more fitting for dogs than others. Additionally, some dog names are more fitting for certain breeds than others. Here is a quick reminder of some of the best-loved B dog names, before we move on to more of our themed collections!
Animals that start with a B
The names of wild or domestic animals can make great dog names for girl or boy dogs. Here are a few ideas
The importance of choosing the right name for your new puppy
Bringing home a new dog or puppy is a very exciting time for everyone! From picking out your puppy (or your puppy picking you), to buying a collar, leash, bed, crate, dog toys, and the like, to most exciting of all – selecting a name befitting your furry prince or princess! Your puppy’s name will be his or hers for life, so it’s important that you choose a name that is suitable… Don’t just pick a name because you like it; it should embody your dog’s best feature or looks.
Male dog names that start with “B”
If your fur kid is a handsome little boy puppy, then you may want to pick a “B” name that brings out his good looks, brave personality, or charming demeanor! Here are some great “B” dog names for your ladies’ man:
- Benedict (‘Ben’ or ‘Benny’ for short)
- Bartholomew (‘Bart’ for short)
- Beckham (‘Becks’ for short)
Female dog names that start with “B”
Is your girl puppy the poster child for all things frilly and feminine? Does she need a name that accurately portrays her prim and proper style, or perhaps her sassy attitude? If so, here are our top picks for female dog names beginning with “B”:
- Beyonce (‘Bee’ for short)
- Bernadette (‘Bernie’ for short)
- Billie Jean (‘Billie’ for short)
Cool dog names that start with “B”
A new puppy on the block deserves an ultra cool name that shows off his or her “street credit,” so to speak. After all, your pup will need to impress his friends at obedience school with a trendy name! We think any dog will be too cool for school with one of these dog names that start with “B”:
- Baelfyre (‘Bae’ for short)
Cute dog names that start with “B”
We think that all puppies are nothing but adorable and cuddly, but some puppies are so cute that you can’t help but give them a name that’s equally cute! Cute dog names also come in handy for those dogs who are adorably ungainly. Some of these names are quite girly, but there are some cute boy dog names that start with “B” here too! Our favorite is ‘Bones’
- Baby Doll
- Bo-Peep (‘Bo’ for short)
- Buckaroo (‘Buck’ for short)
- Bazinga (‘Buzz’ for short)
Unique dog names that start with B
Some dogs, especially exotic or rare breeds, need a name that showcases their distinctive qualities from more common breeds. However, if your dog is a common breed, then she is still a unique individual in her own right! Here are some unique and different dog names that start with “B”:
- Babooshka (‘Babs’ for short)
- Beedle Bard (‘Bard’ for short)
- Balthazar (‘Zar’ for short)
- Bellatrix (‘Bella’ for short)
Dog names that start with “B” for small dogs
When you’ve got a small breed dog, a common naming convention is to name him or her after something that is also tiny! Or, if you want a big name for your small-but-mighty dog, check out our list of dog names that start with “B” for big dogs in the next section. We like these dog names that start with “B” for small dogs:
Dogs names that start with “B” for big dogs
Perhaps your new pooch is a large breed, and so a name that’s grand enough to fill those big ole’ paws is in order! Or, maybe you’d like to humorously exploit your dog’s large size with a name that’s typically given to small dogs – in that case, check out the previous section for dog names that start with “B” for small dogs. For those who are looking for a strong name for their big dog, we like these dog names that start with “B”:
- Bulldozer (‘Dozer’ for short)
- Briarwood (‘Briar’ for short)
- Beowulf (‘Beo’ for short)
- Broomhilda (‘Hildy’ for short)
Names based on flowers & herbs
Dogs have been named after flowers and plants for generations. Many of these names will be familiar as pet names, some have an unusual twist! Floral words often make good female b names, but there are a few here for the boys too!
Names based on colors
Names with a food or drink theme
Inspiration for names based on food and drink can be found in your cupboard or at the mall! If you have a lighthearted take on naming your dog, these names can often be amusing.
Sometimes we want a name to begin with two specific letters. Here are some ideas for dog names that start with BR
Boy names that start with Br
Girl names that start with Br
Making your own collections
How about making a collection of names based on your favorite sport or interest. When you are making a collection of names, its a good idea to brainstorm ideas on a large sheet of paper. This gives the good names a chance to pop out at you. Write whatever comes into your head, you can cross out the silly stuff later.
Here’s one we did on a vehicle theme recently:
Choosing a dog name that starts with B
To make your final choice you can make a shortlist then write each name on a ‘post-it’ note and stick them up in your kitchen or hall. Somewhere where you’ll pass by every day. After a few days, start removing the name you like least each day until only one name is left.
Summary: Pet names that start with “B”
Naming your dog can be an exciting task that is, at the same time, rather daunting! Your pooch will carry the name that you choose for the rest of their lives, and so it had better be a good one! Fortunately, you can draw from a number of things to inspire your puppy’s new name.
This task grows easier if you have already decided what the first letter of his or her name will be… in this case, the letter “B.” For example, you might call your new female Chinese Crested “Bopsy” after her adorably crazy mane of hair, or you could call your new male Great Dane “Bear” for his formidable size.
If you don’t want to name your dog after their looks, then you can certainly name them something that reminds you of their saucy, cool, or naughty personality – the options are truly endless! We hope that you found an idea (or several) for your dog’s new name in this guide! If not, be sure to check out our other dog names that we’ve linked to from this article.
Short and Simple
In addition to giving your dog a suitable name, you’ll also need to be sure that the name is easy to say (after all, you’ll most likely be repeating it quite a few times in the near future) and not too long or complex (constantly repeating a long name will get old very quickly).
Your dog’s name should also sound pretty different from anyone else’s name in your household so that he knows when he’s being summoned. If his name is too close to a doggy or human friend’s name, then he may not be able to tell the difference! We hope you have enjoyed our dog names that start with “B!” Good luck with making your final choice!
Not found that perfect name yet, we’ve got loads more lists and ideas for inspiring your search here:
- Ultimate Dog Names Guide
- Female Dog Names
- Male Dog Names
- Cool Dog Names
- Cute Dog Names
- Big Dog Names
- Small Dog Names
- Unique Dog Names