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150+ Summer Dog Names ☀️ As Warm As Sunshine

Hello Summer! The season of sunny dispositions, summer fun, and soaking up the sun just makes for the happiest, cutest summer dog names. So if you’re thinking about a summery moniker for your puppy, this list of 150+ summer-themed names for dogs is sure to embody that warm-as-sunshine feeling that just says, “Summertime is finally here!”

Picture of sun setting over green field with the name Summer in script type

From the warm, summery vibes of “Sunny” and “Breezy” to cool-as-a-cucumber names like “Popsicle” and “Peaches,” these summer names (female and male) perfectly capture the essence of summertime. Imagine a morning play session with your puppy named for a summer bloom like “Daisy” or “Rosy.”

Or imagine a summer day at the park with your doggo whose name is a nod to summer activities like “Sluggrrr” or “Scuba.” Let your puppy’s name speak to all the fun and adventure of the season!

So let the summer naming festivities begin!

Summer dog names inspired by warm, sunny months

First, breeze through this list of names inspired by the months of summer. Was your new puppy born in the summertime? Are you bringing your puppy home and celebrating their Gotcha Day during one of the summer months? Then you might find the perfect name for your puppy below.

August

Augustine

Augusta

June

July

Julius

Julia

Julian

Looking for a longer list of J names? Check out 123 Dog Names that Start With J.

Pearl ~ The birthstone for the summer month of June

Peri ~ Inspired by the peridot, the birthstone for the month of August

Ruby ~ The birthstone for the summer month of July

September

Solstice ~ For the summer solstice

Summer dog names: female

Birdie

Bliss

Blossom

Coconut ~ 🥥

Cheery ~ Describes the upbeat feel of summer days

Daisy

Luna

Mango

Melonie ~ Inspired by melon and watermelon

Marina

Meadow

Skye ~ 🌤️

Summer ~ It wouldn’t be a list of summer-themed names, without the name Summer!

Suni ~ An alternate spelling for Sunny.

Willow ~ A beautiful tree that provides shade in the summer

Summer dog names: male

Augustus

Apollo

Birch ~ From the birch tree a beautiful shade tree in the summer

Blue

Bocce ~ Outdoor family game

Buzz

Finn

Gus ~ Or Gus-Gus. Both are inspired by the month of August

Leo – From the Zodiac sign known as Leo. This season starts July 22 and runs through August 23

Lumin

Maize

Maui

Kona

Palmer – Inspired by the Arnold Palmer, an icy-cold combo of iced tea and lemonade that’s a popular summer beverage

Scuba

Surf

Sonny

Tag ~ Inspired by summer evenings playing games of Tag

Zephyr

Cute cream-colored puppy sitting in summer green grass

Summer dog names inspired by sports and warm weather activities

Remember when you were a kid? Summer probably meant school’s out and fun activities are ahead. Maybe you’d like to name your puppy after one of these fun summertime favorites listed below.

Dreamer ~ Inspired by the classic summer baseball movie, Field of Dreams

Dug ~ Inspired by the dugout, where baseball players hang out when not on the field

Looking for more baseball themed dog names? Check out Baseball Names for Dogs.

Jack ~ Inspired by Cracker Jacks, a popular game time snack for the fans

Pitcher ~ The player who pitches the ball to the batter

Pickles ~ Inspired by pickle ball

Slugger ~ Or for a little word play fun, Sluggrrr

Volley ~ Or for a unique spelling, Volli. Inspired by beach volleyball

Wiffle ~ From the game of wiffle ball

Ace ~ A hole in one!

Caddy ~ The person who carries the clubs for a golfer

Eagle ~ Two shots under par

Mulligan ~ Have a bad golf shot? When you do it over, it’s called a mulligan

Summer dog names inspired by Independence Day (July 4th)

Freedom

Independence

Liberty

Picnic

Que ~ Or simply “Q.” Inspired by summer barbecues.

Sparkle ~ ✨

Sparkler

Dog names inspired by fun at the lake

Adventure

Camper

Fisher

Kayak

Kite

Lake

Laker

Cute Goldendoodle puppy sitting at a dock overlooking the water on a summer day

Pool

Smokey

Splash

Star

Swimmy ~ Inspired by all the good times swimming

Tanner

Names for dogs inspired by summer weather

If you’re like us, you spend a lot of time outside in the summer. One of these summer weather names might just be the right name for your furry companion.

Blaze

Breezy

Rainbow

Ray

Shady

Sizzle

Sunny ~ Or Sonny or Suni

Solstice

Stormy

Red dog wearing a flowery bandana and sitting in front of leafy green trees on a summer day

Sundance

Sunglow

Sunset

Thunder

What’s better than summertime food? You and your new doggo just might have many picnics and backyard BBQs in your future.

Berry

Brownie

Chip ~ Or Chippie

Coconut – Coco

Cotton ~ Inspired by cottony summer clouds

Candy ~ Inspired by cotton candy

Frank – Or HotDog

Gelato

IcedTea

Pickles

Doodle dog standing in green grass on a summer day

Mango

Margarita

Marshmallow

Melon ~ Inspired by watermelon

Peaches

Popcorn

Popsicle

Shortcake

Slushie

S’mores

Snowy – Or SnoBall inspired by the snow cone

Sorbet

Sundae

Tater

Cute summer dog names inspired by bugs and critters

The warm weather brings out the bugs and critters. Some are cute and fuzzy and may be descriptive of your doggo.

Butterfly ~ 🦋

Cricket

Dragonfly

Firefly

Frog

Grasshopper

Honey ~ Or Honeybee

Junebug

Ladybug ~ Or Lady, for short

Mosquito

Tadpole

Little white Labrador puppy sitting on porch with the summer-theme name "Tadpole" written in hand lettered type

Summer-themed dog names from our flower gardens

Oh, the beautiful flowers of summer. Flower names always show your love and pure happiness your dog can bring you.

Daisy

Dandy ~ Inspired by the yellow dandelion

Flower

Jasmime

Lavender

Lilac

Lily

Close up of hot pink flowers with the summer-themed name "Blossom" written in white type

Marigold

Peony

Petal

Petunia

Rose

Rosy

Ruby

Sunflower

Tulip

Loving these names? Check out our mega list of flower names for dogs.

Summer dog names for the beachy dog

We love the beach and so do our doggos. If you like dog-friendly adventures near the beach one of these names might be perfect for your pupper.

Coral

Dune

Digger

Flip – Inspired by the summer shoe of choice…flip flops

Red goldendoodle walking on leash with Dog Mom on the beach with the name summer dog name, "Sundance" written in script type in the sand

Oasis

Sailor – Do you own a boat? Your new puppy might be a good first mate

Sandcastle

Sandy

Seabreeze

Seadog

Seashell

Shelly ~ 🐚

Sundance

Wave

Loving the beachy vibe? Check out our complete list of beach names for dogs.

White Labrador Retriever walking on a sandy beach by the ocean on a clear, summer day with the summer dog name "Sandy" written in script lettering

That’s a wrap!

Thanks so much for stopping by our little cozy corner of the world called Happy-Go-Doodle®. We hope that this list of summer-themed dog names has inspired you in your search for a moniker that’s a warm as sunshine and as refreshing as a cool drink of water on a warm day. Most of all, we hope that you enjoy endless moments of happiness with your pupper all summer and every day of the year.

Luv & Wags!

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