Last updated: October 7, 2023
When getting a new puppy everyone wants to find the perfect name for him or her. If the letter P is important to you or your family, then dog names that start with P will be at the top of your list.
This might be because you already have a dog with a name that starts with the letter P, or perhaps it just goes really well with your surname or the names of the rest of your family.
You might be considering renaming a rescue dog you’re about to adopt but want to keep the first letter P of their original name.
Either way, it’s important to get the perfect dog name from the start and this is where this list of dog names that start with P comes in.
As a dog owner I know that the name you give to your new dog must be a meaningful name that resonates with you. Your new dogs are about to become family members, after all, and are deserving of a name that sums up their personality.
Below, you’ll find the best names for all dog breeds that start with the letter P.
These dog names are organized in alphabetical order, and divided in to names for boy dogs and girl dogs to make it easy for you to find the right name quickly. Many of these cool names are also unisex names, so have a browse of both categories to find the perfect name.
Here are the most unique P dog names with some classics and traditional names thrown in too. Your new dog’s perfect name is below, so browse these names for inspiration!
Girl dog names that start with P
These are the best female dog names if you’re looking for ones that start with the letter P.
There are some popular names here, mixed in with some super cute names and some more unusual ideas for what to name female dogs.
Here are the best female dog names beginning with P for your little fur baby:
Boy dog names that start with P
These are some of the best dog names for boy dogs that start with the letter P.
These are a great starting point to find the perfect name for your furry friend, and there’s one to suit little dogs as well as any large dog.
Again, many of these names also work as female names. The good news is that pet owners have free rein to name their dogs, so you can choose anything you like that you feel matches your dog perfectly.
Here are the best male dog names beginning with P for your little fur baby:
The great thing about naming a dog is that you can choose human names, funny names and even hilarious dog names that make others laugh when you call it out at the dog park.
The most important thing, however, is that you match the name to the look and personality of your pet dog.
Their name will be with them for life so take your time, get to know your dog a little before choosing and browse the most popular dog names to get an idea of the perfect name for your dog.
Frequently asked questions
Good Indian dog names starting with P include Pari (meaning fairy or angel), Prince, Priya (meaning beloved), Pooja (meaning worship), Pluto, Preeti (meaning love), Pappu, Pihu, Pasha (meaning lord), Pavitra (meaning pure), Pinto, Prakash (meaning light), Padmini, Preet (meaning love), Purnima (meaning full moon), Puma and Piyush (meaning nectar).
Spanish dog names that start with P are Pablo, Pepita, Pedro, Paloma (meaning dove), Pacho, Pilar, Pancho, Pinta (meaning painted), Paco, Pia, Primo, Paz (meaning peace), Perla (meaning pearl), Pelusa (meaning fluffy), Pato (meaning duck), Palito (meaning little stick), Palermo, Pinta (meaning spotted), Pepe, and Pippa.
There are a handful of dog names that start with a silent P. These include Psychic, Pseudonym, Ptolemy, and Psalter.