If you’re poised to get a new Dachshund pup but can’t decide what to call it, here’s some inspiration from the global family of dog owners.
A huge number of us decided to welcome new puppies into our homes over the last three years – according to Kennel Club figures dog ownership soared and demand for four-legged friends remains high.
There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your family’s latest addition.
But even when you’ve settled on a type of dog, there’s still the tricky task of choosing a name.
If you’ve opted for an adorable Dachshund then personalised gift site yappy.com can help – they’ve surveyed thousands of their customers to come up with the most popular names people choose for their sausage dogs.
Here are their top 10 Dachshund names.
The most popular sausage dog name is Rollo. It means 'wolf' in old Norse, as well as being the name of a popular chocolate and caramel sweet. Photo: Canva/Getty Images
The next most popular Dachshund moniker is Frank. It comes from the Latin name Francis and means 'free one', Photo: Canva/Getty Images
Coco is one of the most popular name for dogs of all breeds - and the same is true for Dachshunds. Photo: Canva/Getty Images
Completing the top 5 Dachshund names is Minnie. It's a Hebrew name meaning 'wished-for child'. Photo: Canva/Getty Images