22 Literary Pun Names For Your Dog

Unleash your inner J.K. Growling.

1. 1. Fyodor Dogstoyevsky:

Crime and Pugishment by Fyodor Dogstoyevsky

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Notes from Underhound by Fyodor Dogstoevsky

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Crime and Pugishment and Notes from Underhound, by Fyodor Dogstoyevsky

2. Bark Twain
3. Aldous Husky

3. 4. Charles Barkowski:

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Love Is a Dog from Hell, by Charles Barkowski

5. David Pawster Wallace
6. Ezra Hound

5. 7. J. K. Growling:

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Harry Pawter and the Sorcerer’s Bone, by J. K. Growling

8. John Steinbark
9. George Bernard Paw

7. 10. Virginia Woof:

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To the Doghouse, by Virginia Woof

11. Frederick Puglass

9. 12. Jane Pawsten:

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Mansfield Bark, by Jane Pawsten

13. Bertrand Russell Terrier
14. William Pawlkner

11. 15. Margaret Atwoof:

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The Handmaid’s Tail, by Margaret Atwoof

16. Sun Shih Tzu
17. Charles Pawdelaire

13. 18. Arthur Canine Doyle:

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The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Canine Doyle

19. Karl Barx

15. 20. Beowoof:

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Beowoof, translated by Seamus Heaney

21. Archibald MacLeash

17. 22. Geoffrey Pawcer:

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The Canterbury Tails, by Geoffrey Pawcer

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