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80+ Pink Dog Names You’ll Be Tickled Pink to Consider

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If you are feeling blue because you can’t find the perfect name for your pup, you’ll be tickled pink when you check out this list! From the names of pretty pink-petaled flowers to pop culture figures that are linked to the color pink in the public eye, we’ve fetched a number of potential pink dog names for the pup who colors your world with joy. 

Dog Names Inspired by Pink Flowers 

We’ve picked a virtual bouquet of beautiful botanical names for your dog, including:

Azalea — The pretty petals of the pink azalea stands for qualities that your new pup possesses– positivity and kindness!  

Carnation — The pink version of this flower symbolizes gratitude.

Chrysanthemum —  Friendship and affection are the qualities that pink chrysanthemums represent.  

Dahlia —  Known among flower aficionados as the Gerrie Hoek dahlia, the pink variety of this flower represents kindness, commitment and new beginnings, which would be perfect for a shelter or rescue dog.

Dianthus — A good name for a courageous canine, the pink variety of the dianthus symbolizes boldness.

Peony —  If your new tail-wagging chum is your lucky charm, you might want to name her after a flower that represents good luck!

Petunia — If you have adopted a dog who is pregnant or has given birth, you might consider naming her after the pink petunia, which symbolizes motherly love.

Rose —  Did you know that the rose is the official flower for dogs born in the month of June?  In the language of flowers the rose has many meanings, with the pink variety representing happiness and positivity.

Tulip — The pink variety of this flower represents caring, affection and good wishes.

Pink Foods, Drinks and Treats

Bubblegum — For a dog name that really “pops,” choose this sweet staple of childhood. {More Candy Dog Names}

Cotton Candy —  An apt name for a fun, fluffy-haired four-legged family member!

Guava—  A tropical name inspired by the guava represents opportunity and success.

Radish —  The name of this vegetable comes from the Latin “radix,” which means “roots.” This would be a fitting name for a shelter dog who now has the chance to put down roots in a forever home.

Rhubarb — Not only is rhubarb the name of a pink vegetable, it was the name of a cat in the 1951 comedy Rhubarb.

Salmon — Perfect for a lively pup, the pink salmon represents health and vitality!

Taffy —  Did you know that the name Taffy means “beloved” and “friend”? What a fitting name for your new four-legged sweetie!

Watermelon —  Did you know that this summertime treat symbolizes life and abundance? 

Pink Animals

If you love all of our friends with fur, fins and feathers you might want to give your dog an animal-themed name, such as: 

Axolotl —  This adorable amphibian is also known as the Mexican walking fish.

Flamingo —  Perhaps the most popular of all pink animals, the flamingo symbolizes elegance.

Pig, Piglet —  A name for the pooch who has a penchant for rolling in the mud! 

Roseate — The Roseate Spoonbill is known for its unique beak as well as its pink plumage; roseate means rose colored.

Pink-Themed Pop Culture Names

Abby Cadabby — A pink fairy from the iconic children’s series Sesame Street.

Atom Eve — The pink-clad superhero from the Amazon Prime animated series Invincible.

Babe —  The pig who performed the work of a sheepdog in the much-lauded film of the same name.

Barbie — The Barbie universe is synonymous with the color pink.

BLACKPINK — Do you love K-pop? Then you might want to choose the name of this chart-topping girl group for the pup who has put a song in your heart.

Bruiser Woods —  Just like his human mother Elle Woods, this charming Chihuahua from the Reese Witherspoon comedy Legally Blonde knew how to pull off fierce pink ensembles. By the way, did you know that the dog who portrayed Bruiser was named Moondoggie (Moonie for short)?

Cheer Bear —  If your new canine companion is as cuddly as a teddy bear, you might want to name your happy pup after the Care Bear with a rainbow belly.

Flora — If you love characters from classic Disney tales, you might want to choose the name of Sleeping Beauty’s fairy with a fondness for the color pink.

Ginger —  A dog named after the head chef of Cookie Monster’s Foodie Truck on Sesame Street is sure to spice up your life!

Kimberly Hart —  The true identity of the pink Power Ranger from the 90s superhero series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.

Lotso —  If your cuddly new canine companion has a bit of an attitude, you could name him after Toy Story 3‘s diabolical pink plush toy, Lots’-O-Huggin’ Bear.

Magenta — If you are a fan of cult movies, you may want to name your new furry family member after the maniacal maid at Dr. Frank N. Furter’s castle in The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Peppa Pig —  If you are a parent to an animal-loving little one you might want to choose the name of this popular cartoon piglet for the latest addition to your family.

Edith Piaf — Also known as The Little Sparrow, this iconic French chanteuse is synonymous with the song “La Vie en Rose (Life in Pink).”

Molly Ringwald — The queen of 80s teen movies is Pretty in Pink! (Fun fact: Ringwald is a pet parent of a Pomeranian named Milly Ringwald!)

Pink — You can name your dog after your favorite color or your favorite pop/rock crooner!  (By the way, did you know that Pink is the proud pet parent of two rescue dogs named Habanero Mountain Guy Kadashi Hart and Nash–short for “Nashville”–Hart?) 

Pinkalicious —  A name for an innovative canine, Pinkalicious is a creative kid from a popular children’s picture book series and the PBS cartoon Pinkalicious & Peterrrific.

Piglet —  Winnie The Pooh’s tiny porcine pal in works by author A.A. Milne.

Pink Anderson — A blues singer whose first name served as inspiration for the first half of the band name Pink Floyd.

Pink Floyd —  Did you know that the song “Seamus” on the band’s 1971 album Meddle was inspired by a Border Collie by the same name? The dog’s pet parent was Steve Marriott, lead singer of the band Humble Pie.

Pink Ladies — If your tail-wagging chum thinks she’s “too cool for school,”, you might consider naming her in honor of the high school clique in Grease.  You might also want to name her after one of Rydell High’s Pink Ladies– Rizzo, Frenchy and Marty, or the girl gang from Paramount+’s Grease: Rise of The Pink Ladies: Jane Facciano, Olivia Valdovinos, Nancy Nakagawa and Cynthia Zdunowski.

Pink Panther —  If you grew up in the 60s or 70s you’ll recognize the name of this cool cat.

Pink Pearl —  While some may think that you’ve named your new barking buddy after an eraser, cartoon buffs will recognize the name as a character from Steven Universe.

Thomas Lawrence, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Pinkie —  If you are an art aficionado you could name your new picture perfect pup after the famous painting by Thomas Lawrence, which is often paired with Gainsborough’s Blue Boy.

Pinky —  If you want a rodent-inspired name for Rover, Pinky was a lab rat from the cartoon series Pinky and The Brain.

Pinky Dinky Doo —  This animated children’s series tells the tales of a young girl with pink hair.

Pinky Tuscadero —  If you love the 70s you might want to name your dog after the flame-haired demolition derby driver who stole the heart of The Fonz.  

Rose deWitt Bukater —  Titanic‘s heroine.

Rose Lavillant —  A French girl who looks at life through rose-colored glasses, the name of this eternally optimistic character from the popular cartoon series Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir is a play on words inspired by the Edith Piaf tune “La Vie en Rose” (“Life in Pink.”)

Henri Mancini —  This iconic composer’s name will be forever linked to The Pink Panther theme.

Karen Smith —  Fans of the movie Mean Girls will instantly recognize actress Amanda Seyfried’s famous line: “On Wednesdays, we wear pink.”

Snagglepuss — If you grew up watching Saturday morning cartoons in the 1960s you might remember this theatrical cougar.

Patrick Star —  If you want your dog’s name to make a big splash, how about naming him after Bikini Bottom’s resident starfish from Spongebob Squarepants?

Kay Thompson —  Movie buffs will recognize the name of the actress who crooned the tune “Think Pink” in the Audrey Hepburn/Fred Astaire classic Funny Face.

Toadette — A Toad (or Mushroom Person) in the popular Mario video game series.

Waddles —  Mabel Pines’ pig pal in the animated series Gravity Falls.

Wilbur —  The adorable pink pig from author E. B. White’s classic children’s novel, Charlotte’s Web.

Dog Names Inspired by Pink Gemstones

If you are looking for a name that will match your dog’s sparkling personality, check out these “gems”:

Calcite — The pink variety of this stone is believed to help heal your heart from emotional pain.

Coral — Coral is thought by some to represent knowledge and happiness.

Kunzite — This gemstone is thought to possess metaphysical properties that will help a person feel unconditional love– just like the love between you and your new four-legged family member!

Morganite — This gemstone is said to bring its wearer feelings of peace and happiness.

Opal — The pink variety of the opal is believed by some to help heal both body and soul.

Pink Diamond —  Rare and precious…just like your dog!

Quartz — The rose form of this crystal is said to help a person’s heart feel love for all.

Rhodochrosite —  This gemstone helps to promote creativity and positivity. 

Sapphire —  The pink version of this sparkler is believed to represent faithfulness, integrity and trust.

Tourmaline — The pink variety of this stone is linked to feelings of love.

Pink in Different Languages

Arabic– wardi

Dutch– roze

Finnish–  vaaleanpunainen

French– rose

German, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish– rosa

Hindi–  gulabi

Japanese– pinku

Korean–  pingkeu-saek

Portuguese– ros

Turkish– pembe

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