If you’re looking for the best traveling dog names, you’ve come to the right place!

As a leading pet travel website, we at GoPetFriendly know that choosing just the right name for your new travel buddy can be tricky. It needs to fit your pup’s personality, should roll off your tongue, and be meaningful to you. Finding a name that meets all of those criteria – and appeals to your whole family – can be a challenge.

Fortunately, you’ve narrowed down the list of potential names by deciding on a traveling dog theme. Still, the number of options can feel overwhelming. My advice? Make a short list of your favorites – maybe three or four – and try each of them for a couple of days. One will start to feel right.

Read on to discover the best traveling dog names! Have a sailing dog? Check out these boat-themed dog names!

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Best Traveling Dog Names

  1. Aloha
  2. Amelia (Earhart)
  3. Argos (Odysseus’ faithful dog)
  4. Arvee (RV)
  5. Atlas
  6. Blaze (or Blazer)
  7. Buddy
  8. Captain
  9. Charlie (Travels with Charlie by John Steinbeck)
  10. Clark (Lewis and Clark)
  11. Cruise (or Cruiser)
  12. Dash
  13. Diesel
  14. Dora (the Explorer)
  15. Drifter
  16. Flyer
  17. Gulliver
  18. Gypsy
  19. Hermes (Greek god of trade, wealth, luck, fertility, animal husbandry, sleep, language, thieves, and travel)
  20. Huck (Finn)
  21. Jett
  22. Journey
  23. Kirk (Captain Kirk)
  24. Lane or Lanie
  25. Lewis (Lewis and Clark)
  26. Magellan
  27. Marco (Polo)
  28. Myles
  29. Navi
  30. Nomad
  31. Packer
  32. Pilgrim
  33. Rambler
  34. Ranger
  35. Rebel
  36. River
  37. Roadie
  38. Roman
  39. Rover
  40. Ryder
  41. Sailor
  42. Scout
  43. Seaman (Dog who accompanied Lewis and Clark)
  44. Seymour
  45. Skipper
  46. Skye
  47. Speedy
  48. Spock
  49. Tramp
  50. Trax
  51. Trekker
  52. Tripp
  53. Visa
  54. Walker
  55. Wander
  56. Wheeler
  57. Winnie (Winnebago)
  58. Or name your pup after one of your favorite places!

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How We Choose Puppy Names

According to a survey conducted by Rover, pet parents nationwide consider these factors when choosing their puppy or dog’s name:

  • 12% have named their dog after an animal, plant or nature
  • 4% have named their dog after a brand
  • 5% have named their dog after a city or geographic location
  • 12% have named their dog after a food or beverage
  • 10% have named their dog after someone they know
  • 12% have named their dog after a famous or historical person
  • 33% have named their dog after a character from a TV show, video game, movie or book

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We hope this information has helped you settle on a name for your new travel buddy. Don’t forget to leave a comment below to let us know what you’ve decided!

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