Best Dog Names Inspired By Spring

Spring is just around the corner, a beautiful season filled with new beauty, hope and second chances.

A morning dog walk, in Spring, is like no other, with the smell of that crisp fresh air!  The Spring season offers an array of inspiration, with bright blue skies, chartreuse blades of grass, crocuses peaking out of the ground and flower buds popping amongst the tree branches.

Fluffy dog walking amongst the spring flowers


What is you and your dogs favorite part of the Spring Season? My dogs and I love being out in the garden, discovering new growth in the flower beds, walks, and watching the birds build their nests.

I love every season, Mother Nature gifts us with, but I must say, Spring is at the top of my list!

To celebrate Spring's arrival, I'm sharing with you, a few dog names, that are inspired by Spring. Enjoy! Let me know if you choose one, on the list, for your newly adopted dog.


Best Dog Names Inspired by Spring



White dog holding a sprig of spring flowers, spring inspires beauty and dog names.





  • Aire
  • Anemone
  • Blade
  • Bliss
  • Blossom
  • Bluebell
  • Boots
  • Breezy
  • Bud
  • Bunny
  • Buttercup
  • Calla
  • Camellia
  • Clementine
  • Dahlia
  • Daisy
  • Daffodil
  • Dogwood
  • Ducky
  • Fawn
  • Hatch
  • Hazel
  • Hope
  • Iris
  • Larkspur
  • Lily
  • Myrtle
  • Peep
  • Peony
  • Petals
  • Puddles
  • Rain
  • Redbud
  • Robin
  • Rose
  • Spring
  • Skye
  • Snowdrop
  • Speckles
  • Sunny
  • Sweet Pea
  • Tulip
  • Verna
  • Willow
  • Zinnia


Spring, is also a time when dog rescues and shelters will be filling up with puppies.  It is always a challenge for an older or young adult dog to be placed in a loving home, and even more so during this time of year.

  If you plan on adding a new addition, or are a first time adopter, please consider adopting a young adult, adult or senior dog.  You'll be saving a life, gaining a very appreciative fur baby and helping empty the  rescue shelter.

If you adopt this Spring, be sure to read up on the 17 Essentials you need for your new dog. I would love to hear all about your new fur baby!  Leave a comment below or send me a tweet!


Happy Spring and best wishes to you and your fur baby ❤

32 comments

  1. Such beautiful names! The P.A. had a Jack Russell called Daisy Mai and a Patterdale Terrier called Willow, sadly they went OTRB in 2010...

    Purrs

    Basil & co xox

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    1. Thank you for your kind words and visit, Basil. I'm sorry to hear of your P.A.'s loss. What beautiful names they were given ❤

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  2. I always look for names that truly fit the cat (or dog). Sometimes the pet seems to choose the name, too! These are lovely.

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    1. So true, Amy, I believe our furbabies play a huge part in the final name decision! Thank you for your kind words ❤

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  3. Great list. I like flower names for girl dogs.

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    1. Thank you! Flower names are somehow my faves ❤

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  4. These are all such fun names. I love Buttercup and Clementine.

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    1. Love your choices, would be perfect for two fur~siblings ❤

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  5. Spring comes with some very beautiful names! I like the idea of naming a pet "Bliss". Pets bring so much joy to our lives and a name like that shows it. I hope that there are lots of pets rescued from shelters this spring/summer! :)
    -Purrs from your friends at www.PlayfulKitty.net

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    1. Bliss is a gorgeous name! I hope many find forever homes too ❤ Tootsie and I just adopted a sweet 4 year old 2 weeks ago!

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  6. A dog trainer had a dog named "Tulip" that she picked because she liked the way the word sounded. I like her reasoning!

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    1. It does have the perfect ring to it and such a pretty name ❤

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  7. I like the names Buttercup and SweetPea. I don't have a dog but I could totally see these names working for kitties too! :) When the time is right I will definitely be adopting for sure.

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    1. Buttercup and Sweet Pea would be perfect names for a pair of kitties! Thank you for considering adoption ❤

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  8. Very pretty spring names. Very true that most people want puppies and don't realize that young adults and senior dogs make some of the best pets. And no house training is needed!

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    1. Thank you for your kind words and visit. We just adopted a 4 year old and it's so wonderful that she is already housebroken and knows her basic commands❤

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  9. Dogwood has got to be my favorite name on this list. I love that you took a season and gave us so many options. A lot of folks get new pets for the spring season, so this is super duper timely. I will share for you now on Twitter, too.

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    1. Thank you for your kind words and I love your choice of names from the list, has a nice ring doesn't it?! Thank you for the pawsome share, too!

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  10. Love the list, thanks for sharing it as they are such beautiful names

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    1. You're very welcome Ruth! Thanks for stopping by, appreciate your visit ❤

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  11. There are some lovely names here! I can imagine Breezy being popular for a small active pup!

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    1. Thank you! Ah yes, Breezy would be perfect for the active ones ❤

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  12. I think it's great how people will name their fur children based on a theme. I've seen several foster parents using themes such as food, holidays, etc. Truffle and Brulee are named after French/New Orleans confections.

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    1. Themes are a great way to go when you have multiples to name! Love the names you chose for your cats, fits them perfectly ❤

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  13. Some great flower names there. I like Sweet Pea and Willow among others. Myrtle made me think of BlogPaws in Myrtle Beach this week.

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    1. Thank you, so happy you enjoyed the list! It's funny I had not even thought about the conference when I added Myrtle to the list! Hope you enjoyed yourself at BlogPaws. Tootsie and I had a wonderful time ❤

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  14. Such great names! I love Hazel and Skye!

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    1. Thank you for your kind words and visit. I really like Skye too, I imagine a parti-color with blue eyes ❤

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  15. Partial to Larkspur ... had to Google it!

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    1. Awesome choice! One of my favorite flowers ❤

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  16. Choosing a name is a family affair at our house. When we got Nelly and Sophie, there were 7 of us at home. It took us several days to come to a consensus on their names. Theo was already named when we adopted him. It seemed to fit him, and he already responded to his name, so we didn't change it.

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    1. I totally get that! Growing up it seemed like an act of Congress before we came to a mutual agreement! Theo is a very cool name ❤

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