Sound Off: What's Your Dog's Name?

Tell us about your precious pooch and post a photo to the gallery!

Fido is so yesterday. How about Bella, Chloe, Sadie, Ginger...or Bob?

According to many websites measuring people's preferences, the top ten most popular dog names seem to be trending toward the human side, perhaps reflecting our sentiments for man's best friend as being "one of the family," now more than ever.

If you shiver at the thought of scratching "Frank's" belly, however, you aren't alone. Many people prefer more fanciful names that reflect a dog's personality or circumstances like "Trouble," because he's always getting into it, or "Chance" because he got a second one after you adopted him from a shelter. Some names are just out of left field: Take "Taco," for instance.

Where do you fall, Northport? Take our Patch poll, and tell us about your pooch's name in the comments. While you are here -- upload a photo of your pet to the gallery!

No pooch? Don't feel left out. If you are in the market for a dog in the new year, try adopting from the .

(Cat lovers, don't fret! We'll run a similar poll soon on your four-legged friends.)

Rita January 14, 2012 at 01:28 PM
Mine are Lucy and Ricky!!
Rev. Samantha Tetro January 14, 2012 at 02:57 PM
We adore our 4 dogs! Our 13 year old yellow lab is "Faith", Our 7 years old black lab is "Jonah" (Thank you Little Shelter!!), our 4 year old pomeraian is "Issac" and last but not least our newest member of the family is our pomeraian rescue "Jacob"
DAVID FREDERICKS January 14, 2012 at 03:02 PM
Big red girldog, Chow/Rotweiller mix, named "Tiramisu ".. very sweet
Keith A. January 14, 2012 at 03:36 PM
Rocco and Frankie....the 2 Pug crew.
Amir January 14, 2012 at 05:05 PM
Mobi, he is the cutest Havanese. and some call me dick.
Greg Oleanik January 14, 2012 at 07:59 PM
ChocoLab. "Bonnie Lass"
Jason Molinet January 14, 2012 at 09:40 PM
Great pooch pics. Keep them coming.
jwb January 14, 2012 at 10:36 PM
her name is Deogee..abr. for D.O.G
karin brennan January 14, 2012 at 11:49 PM
His name is Brutus
Dave Bruyn January 15, 2012 at 12:00 PM
My "bearded dog is "Ike". Shown pictured, he is with his buddy, the Basset Hound- "Flash".
John Dillworth January 15, 2012 at 04:36 PM
Tiki. Tiki is a chihuahua. However, she is a really the biggest Chihuahua I have ever seen. So instead of a teacup chihuahua we have a Crock Pot chihuahua!
Elise Autz January 15, 2012 at 06:00 PM
My Siberian Husky is "Cody" & my Bison Frise is "Snowball
Badloo January 21, 2012 at 09:53 PM
My 12 yr old german Shepherd was SAMSON which was as descriptive as it could get! Sadly he just passed before Xmas. All of our hearts are broken. We are comforted only by the fact that he died at home in our arms and is awaiting us at Rainbow Bridge. Mike
kimberly Anderson January 22, 2012 at 03:24 PM
Our King Charles Cavalier is named Charlotte York.


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