Top 10 Weirdest Pet Names of the Year

July 25, 2012 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | Category: Entertainment | 1 comment
Tags: entertainment, strange but true, lifestyle & trends

Chew Barka and Pico de Gato lead off 2012's wackiest names.

While conventional standbys "Bella" and "Max" are still topping popular pet name lists, many owners bestow their four-legged friend with more original monikers.

Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, has searched their database thoroughly to unearth the most clever, creative and quirky pet names nationwide for 2012.

And after sorting through over 485,000 insured pets, here are their picks for the 10 Wackiest Dog and Cat Names of 2012:


1. Chew Barka

2. Nigel Nosewhistle

3. Sir Maui Senqkey Schwykle

4. Spark Pug

5. Agent 99

6. Stinker Belle

7. Vienna Sausage

8. Furnace Hills Dante

9. Senorita Margarita

10. Trigonometry


1. Pico de Gato

2. Dingleberry

3. Dumpster Kitty

4. Schnickelfritz

5. Koobenfarben

6. Sassy Pants Huska

7. Vincent Van Furrball

8. Kitty Gaga

9. Beefra

10. Mister Bigglesworth

For the full lists of 50 unusual dog and cat names, pictures of pets that made the Top 10, and the stories behind their unusual names, visit

What is the weirdest pet name you've ever heard? What do you think of this year's list? Tell us below!

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3 years ago

Um I have heard wierder!

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