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Animal Attraction: Top 10 Valentine’s Day Inspired Pet Names

by Stacy Fox

Posted on February 14, 2013 at 5:43 AM

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation’s oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, analyzed its database of more than 485,000 insured pets to find out how many pet owners opted for a romance theme when naming their furry friend.

Below is a list of the top 10 most common romance-inspired names in VPI’s database of more than 485,000 insured pets (total number of pets sharing that name in parenthesis):
Top 10 Valentine's Day Inspired Pet Names

  1. Beau (715)
  2. Honey (673)
  3. Candy (236)
  4. Sweetie (218)
  5. Snuggles (150)
  6. Lovey (57)
  7. Valentine (54)
  8. Cupid (38)
  9. Rose (32)
  10. Kisses (21)

 Among the less popular, but more quirky romance-inspired pet names in the VPI database are “Hunk Heartbreaker,” “Oreo Lady Love” and “Pickles Honeyheart.” To view some of the most creative monikers selected for VPI’s Top 10 Most Unusual Pet Names of 2012, visit

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