Picture of a dog with the letter b

Naming a dog is a crucial step when adding a pet to your home. Choosing something cute, timeless, and easy to say or remember is the key to loving the name for a lifetime. If you are thinking of using a dog name beginning with the letter B, we have a list for you! 

Dog Names That Start With B 

Many classic dog names start with B. Here is a short list of commonly used B names. Feel free to use one of these names as inspiration, or use your creativity when coming up with your dog name beginning with B!

  • Bella
  • Baxter
  • Bruce
  • Bingo 
  • Bambi 
  • Bruiser
  • Brantley 
  • Baker
  • Buffy
  • Badger
  • Bailey 

Female Dog Names That Start With B 

If you prefer sex-specific names, there are plenty of adorable dog names associated with female dogs that start with B. Here is a short list of these names for inspiration! 

  • Betty
  • Brittany
  • Bonnie 
  • Barbie 
  • Blossom
  • Bitsy 
  • Bea
  • Blaire
  • Bessie
  • Beverly

Male Dog Names That Start With B 

Similar to female dog names, there are plenty of male dog names beginning with B you can use! Most male dog names starting with B evoke strength or are short and easy to say. Take a look at this list of ideas! 

  • Beau 
  • Bud
  • Bear
  • Buzz
  • Blake 
  • Buster 
  • Butler 
  • Boss
  • Boomer
  • Bernie 
  • Benny 
  • Beethoven 
  • Bruno 

Food Related Dog Names That Start With B 

If you love a particular food or dessert that starts with B, maybe name your pooch after something you love! Here are a few ideas of dog names beginning with the letter B that is also food related. 

  • Boba 
  • Biscuit 
  • Bean
  • Basil 
  • Bluebell 
  • Brownie 
  • Blondie 
  • Butters
  • Bacon
  • Bellini
  • Berry

Uncommon Dog Names That Start with B 

Though many of the names included in the list are cute, they are also common. Here is a list of more uncommon dog names that start with the letter B if you have a more avant-garde taste. 

  • Buttons 
  • Bamboo 
  • Bart 
  • Babar
  • Barker
  • Bubbles
  • Beetle 
  • Bertina
  • Beowulf
  • Binx

Which Dog Breeds Go Best with B Names?

Specific breeds do not go best with certain names, but larger dogs like Great Danes or Bull Mastiffs are perfect for a commanding name like Bruce, Bear, or Baxter. Smaller dogs like Yorkies or Chihuahuas are more suited for a moniker like Brownie, Bubbles, or Bella. 

Decide on the name once you spend time with the dog to get to know its personality, so you do not end up regretting your initial name in the future. 

Final Thoughts 

One thing to remember when naming a dog is to keep it short, easy to say, and easy to remember. 

Dogs respond well to single or double-syllable names, so even if you use a multi-syllabic name for your dog, you might find that they respond better to a shorter version of the title. Many of the options on our list are shorter, but the longer ones would be easy to shorten! 

Adding a dog to your family is a large commitment, but it is a rewarding and lovable addition. Give them a name that speaks to their personality, characteristics, or a name you know you will not tire of later on.

If you’re looking for more ideas on what to name your dog, we have a series of comprehensive lists you may find helpful: