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Best dog names for black dogs

Best dog names for black dogs

Do you have a pup to name with a coat richer in colour than the finest dark chocolate? Then why not give her a moniker to suit her gorgeous ebony hair?

Here are our favourite dog names for black dogs.

Best food and drink dog names for black dogs

Chocolate, booze and baking names are perfect for a dog with the hair colour to match. We love:

  • Guinness
  • Old Gold (A good one for an oldie but goodie rescue dog who has been given a new life and name in retirement)
  • Liquorice
  • Pepsi/Cola/Coke
  • Hershey
  • Joe (as in ‘cup of Joe’)
  • Espresso
  • Black Bean/Beanie
  • Bullet
  • Poppy (as in poppy seed)
  • Truffles
  • Nero
  • Eggplant
  • Pepper/ Peppi/Peppy
  • Black Jellybean/ Jellybean

Best dog names for black dogs with dark meanings

As eerie as midnight and as dark as stormy clouds, these names are synonymous with the colour black.

  • Shadow
  • Inky
  • Midnight
  • Ebony
  • Pitch/Pitcho/Pitchy
  • Blackie
  • Limo/Limousine
  • Raven/Crow
  • Storm/Stormi
  • Voodoo
  • Shady
  • Panther
  • Blackjack
  • Smoky/Sooty/Cinders/Ash
  • Black Velvet
  • Thunder
  • Coalface
  • Knight
  • Miner
  • Graphite
  • Blackster/Blacky
  • Prince
  • Jet (“That’s Jet, Jet Black”)

Best dog names for black dogs which are funny

Give other owners at the dog park a chuckle with these funny monikers for black dogs:

  • Black Sabbath
  • Ninja
  • The Crow
  • Blondie (Oh the irony!)
  • Goth/Gothic/Gothie
  • Marilyn Manson
  • Villain
  • Morticia
  • Merlin
  • Elvis
  • Zena
  • Metallica (The Black Album, of course!)

Best dog names for black and white dogs

Got a salt and pepper pooch? Then how about these names which are a nod to their contrasting coat:

  • Domino
  • Oreo
  • Lamington
  • Panda
  • Bishop/Friar
  • Cookie (short for Cookies ‘n’ Cream)
  • Magpie/Maggy
  • Ying Yang
  • Dice
  • Penguin/Pengu
  • Dotti
  • Snoopy
  • Zig Zag/ Ziggy
  • Sushi

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