Large intimidating dogs
Some of the breed standards used to describe these recognizable dogs — who’ve made a name for themselves in the “Beethoven” movies — are “powerful,” “strong and muscular” and “imposing.” If you’ve ever met one, you’ll likely notice all those things, plus their charm, playfulness and ample amounts of drool.
Fun Fact: The AKC recommends training to decrease the likelihood of this breed knocking people over or food suddenly going missing from a table.
Cousin to almost every modern-day bulldog breed, the boxer is protective, patient and powerful with a goofy side.
(Have you ever met a boxer that didn’t make you smile?
How about any one of The Three Musketeers — Athos, Porthos and Aramis?
You can also take up foreign words with relevant translations.
Fun Fact: Believed to have descended from dogs that herded for the Romans, the Rottweiler gets its name from the cattle town of Rottweil in Germany.
Standing between 32 and 34 inches, the AKC notes that this classic canine is the tallest of all their accepted breeds.
Fun Fact: Often found in the same sentence with this working breed is the word “drool.” A bib or hanky to wipe away long swaths of slobber should always be on hand.Below is a list of more than 140 exotic dog names for your dog. If you don’t find a name you like, return to the main puppy names page for more than 4,000 fun and interesting options.In Norse polytheism, Thor is a hammer-wielding god associated with thunder, lightning, storms, oak trees, strength, destruction, fertility, healing, and the protection of mankind. Fun Fact: Hills Pet says these dogs can be diggers particular in the warm weather months because they seek a cool place to chill out.Like the husky, the boxer is also a working dog with a rich history.
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Take inspiration from characters of exotic books like “Rountu”, “Atticus”, “Fell”, or “Azazel”.