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21 Food-Inspired Dog Names That Are Actually Really Cute

Pita and Hummus would be the cutest puppy friends.

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1. Quiche

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Reason: Quiche is the fancier version of scrambled eggs, served at the classiest of functions. Since your dog is practically royalty, it's a perfect fit.

2. Kale

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Reason: Kale is the superfood to end all superfoods. It's got vitamins C and K! Naming your dog after kale is basically the same as naming them after a superhero.

3. Spinach

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Reason: Popeye taught us back in the day that spinach makes you strong. By giving your dog the name Spinach they'll probably become strong too. That's how that works, right?

4. Pumpkin Spice


Reason: Who doesn't love Pumpkin Spice? Let your dog join the ranks of the magnificent Pumpkin Spice.

5. Hummus


Reason: Hummus is that popular dip that everyone expects to see at the party and your dog will be the same way. Give your dog the trendy name they deserve.

6. Pita


Reason: Adopted two pups? Name them after the almighty duo, Pita and Hummus. They'll be besties for life.

7. Apple

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Reason: Apples are crisp and delicious and quite possibly the best fruit. Plus, your dog will be the Apple of your eye. Get it? Apple? Of your eye? Adorable.

8. Guacamole

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Reason: Guacamole is always in high demand and looking at how cute your pup is, they'll be too. Plus, using the name won't cost you extra.

9. Burrito

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Reason: Filled to the brim with goodness, it's no surprise everyone loves burritos. You know who else everyone will love? Your dog. Also, how cute will it be to have a little Burrito running around?

10. Pizza

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Reason: Pizza is the perfect combination of dough, sauce, and cheese. Following their namesake, your dog will be the perfect combination of cute, sweet, and lovable.

11. Pesto

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Reason: Pesto can be added to almost everything and make it taste 100 times better. Your dog could do almost anything and make you feel 100 times better. Perfecto!

12. Alfredo

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Reason: Alfredo is the perfect, creamy and heavy sauce for a cold, winter's night. Snuggling with your dog will have the same warming effect. Plus, you could totally call them Alfred and pretend you're Batman.

13. Marshmallow

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Reason: Marshmallows are soft and squishy and your dog will feel the same way when they snuggle against you. And there's SO many nicknames that could come from this. Marsh? Mellow? Mell? ADORABLE!

14. S'mores

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Reason: S’mores are made of the perfect combo of marshmallows, chocolate, and graham crackers. This OG combo is the perfect name for a mixed breed puppy!

15. Bacon

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Reason: As much as you love bacon, it's still totally bad for you. At least, with a dog named Bacon you don't have to feel guilty about loving them.

16. Tater Tot

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Reason: Tater Tots are little bites of pure deliciousness and your dog will give you little bits of happiness throughout every day.

17. Pancake

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Reason: Cupcake is a cool name but Pancake really gets the point across. Your dog isn't just a little bit of sweetness. They're a whole plate full.

18. Peach

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Reason: Peach is the perfect, one-syllable name for your new pup. They'll be just as delightful as a summertime peach. Plus, you could call them Princess Peach to get fancy.

19. Lasagna

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Reason: Lasagna is filled with all types of awesomeness and your dog will be too. A different kind of awesomeness, but still. It's a match made in food heaven.

20. French Fry

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Reason: Good french fries are crisp and a nice golden brown just like a little golden retriever. Well, except for the crisp part.

21. Sausage Roll

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Reason: Sausage rolls are like the more classy, British cousin of hot dogs. Rather than taking the easy way out and naming your dachshund, Hot Dog, step it up and name them Sausage Roll instead.

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