Pets at Home recently surveyed 34,000 pet owners to find the most popular pet names.

Top ten names for dogs

1. Poppy
2. Alfie
3. Bella
4. Charlie
5. Molly
6. Max
7. Daisy
8. Bailey
9. Ruby
10. Lola

Top ten names for cats
1. Charlie
2. Poppy
3. Molly
4. Bella
5. Oscar
6. Daisy
7. Tilly
8. Alfie
9. Millie
10. Smudge

What is surprising is the names on both lists.  I actually have never met a pet that had the name of "Poppy".

But what are the craziest pet names?  Nationwide Pet Insurance released the wackiest pet names from the nearly 500,000 pet insurance policies they have.  Here are the wackiest names for dogs:

  1. "A Bit Of Dallas"
  2. "Abigail Carmichael Spartacus"
  3. "Abigail Tubbs Mccord"
  4. "Abraham Lincoln Continental"
  5. "Alexanders Hawaiian Exposure"
  6. "Artoo Dogtoo"
  7. "Baby Bam Bam Bono"
  8. "Bailey Blueeyes Fritts"
  9. "Baron Von Furrypants"
  10. "Bizkit Au Chocolat"
  11. "Blue Boy Silverbullet"
  12. "Cheesesteak Riley"
  13. "Choco Taco"
  14. "Chowbella the Second"

Here's some wacky names for cats:

  1. "A Boy Named Suzy"
  2. "Brad Kit aka BK"
  3. "Breezy Chatter Bug"
  4. "Captain Pancake"
  5. "Catfish Bob"
  6. "Catrick Swayze"
  7. "Chakkachip"
  8. "Cheddarbob"
  9. "Chiklet Chicken Little"
  10. "Clark Cat Super Kitty"
  11. "Dizzy Heart Cow"

My cat's name is "Smelly Cat".  He's pretty cool.