Listed below are Boston’s hottest canine names and breeds for 2021

Listed below are Boston’s hottest canine names and breeds for 2021


Surprisingly, the Boston Terrier didn’t make the listing.

Golden Retrievers had been the second hottest canine breed in Boston final 12 months. Adobe Inventory Picture

After a ruff 12 months for all, the Boston Animal Care and Management Division analyzed licensing information from 2021 to search out out the most well-liked canine names and breeds within the metropolis.

The highest canine title total this 12 months was Luna, with 112 canines registered in Boston with that title. The highest canine title for male canines was Charlie, with 82 canines registered.

For canine breeds, Labrador retrievers blew all different breeds out of the water with 1,833 labs registered in Boston. Subsequent up had been golden retrievers with 703 registered.

Chihuahuas and German Shepherds tied for third and 4 place, with 442 canines registered for every breed.

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The Animal Management division is hoping the info will assist remind folks to use for canine licenses this 12 months. All canine homeowners must license their canines by Thursday, March 31, 2022, the division mentioned in a information launch.

“Not solely is licensing your pet the legislation, however a license is your pet’s ID and supplies their quickest ticket dwelling in the event that they turn out to be misplaced,” Animal Care and Management Director Alexis Trzcinski mentioned within the launch.

Canine should be licensed if they’re older than six months. Homeowners should present a duplicate of their canine’s present rabies certificates. For spayed and neutered pets, homeowners should submit proof of spaying or neutering in the event that they haven’t achieved so beforehand. 

Licensing charges are $15 for a neutered male or spayed feminine or $30 for an intact male or feminine. The canine licensing price is waived for service animals and canines of residents age 70 and older.

Homeowners should additionally pay any excellent Animal Care and Management fines. The positive for an unlicensed canine is $50.

Bostonians can name (617) 635-5348 or electronic mail [email protected] with any questions in regards to the licensing course of or to replace their data within the database. 

Under are the highest canine names and breeds of 2021.

Prime 25 feminine canine names of 2021

  1. LUNA
  2. BELLA
  3. LUCY
  4. DAISY
  5. PENNY
  6. LOLA
  8. MOLLY
  10. ROSIE
  11. MAGGIE
  12. LILY
  13. SADIE
  14. RUBY
  15. OLIVE
  16. CHLOE
  17. SOPHIE
  18. WINNIE
  19. COCO
  20. WILLOW
  21. PIPER
  22. MILLIE
  23. MAYA
  24. LULU
  25. RILEY

Prime 25 male canine names of 2021

  2. TEDDY
  4. MAX 
  5. OLLIE
  6. MILO
  8. TOBY
  9. ROCKY
  10. FINN
  12. TUCKER
  13.  HENRY
  14. GUS
  15. BUDDY
  16. LEO
  17. BREA
  18. LOUIE
  19. JACK
  20. ARCHIE
  22. BRUNO
  23. DUKE
  24. BAXTER
  25. ZIGGY

Prime 10 canine breeds for 2021

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Beagle
  6. Yorkshire Terrier
  7. Miniature Poodle
  8. Shih Tzu
  9. Australian Shepherd
  10. Pit Bull