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!”
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.
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
Solstice ~ For the summer solstice
Summer dog names: female
Coconut ~ 🥥
Cheery ~ Describes the upbeat feel of summer days
Melonie ~ Inspired by melon and watermelon
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
Birch ~ From the birch tree a beautiful shade tree in the summer
Bocce ~ Outdoor family game
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
Palmer – Inspired by the Arnold Palmer, an icy-cold combo of iced tea and lemonade that’s a popular summer beverage
Tag ~ Inspired by summer evenings playing games of Tag
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.
Summer-related names inspired by summer sports like baseball and pickle ball
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
Summer-related names inspired by days playing golf
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)
Que ~ Or simply “Q.” Inspired by summer barbecues.
Sparkle ~ ✨
Dog names inspired by fun at the lake
Swimmy ~ Inspired by all the good times swimming
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.
Sunny ~ Or Sonny or Suni
Summer names for dogs related to summertime foods
What’s better than summertime food? You and your new doggo just might have many picnics and backyard BBQs in your future.
Chip ~ Or Chippie
Coconut – Coco
Cotton ~ Inspired by cottony summer clouds
Candy ~ Inspired by cotton candy
Frank – Or HotDog
Melon ~ Inspired by watermelon
Snowy – Or SnoBall inspired by the snow cone
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 ~ 🦋
Honey ~ Or Honeybee
Ladybug ~ Or Lady, for short
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.
Dandy ~ Inspired by the yellow dandelion
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.
Flip – Inspired by the summer shoe of choice…flip flops
Sailor – Do you own a boat? Your new puppy might be a good first mate
Shelly ~ 🐚
Loving the beachy vibe? Check out our complete list of beach names for dogs.
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!