The Best Nicknames for Your Southern Dog

Southern Living Editors
·1 min read

There are endless options for Southern dog names, but nicknames are a totally different game. The best dog nicknames are run into naturally. Even if your beautiful golden retriever's name is King Charles IV, he might end up with a nickname like "fluffbutt" or "dude." A massive Great Dane may go by "tiny," while a miniature schnauzer is known as "big guy." Funny nicknames for dogs are often the best ones. You can't help but smile when you hear someone yell, "Hey Goober, get over here!" in the dog park. If you're looking for a little nickname inspiration for your pup, look no further than this list. We've got 100 of the cutest, funniest dog nicknames that are sure to match your puppy's unique personality. The South's best pets have the best nicknames, too, so pick one off this list that's sure to fit your best furry friend.

Ace

Ace
Ace

Baby

Baby
Baby

Bandit

Bandit
Bandit

Barkley

Barkley
Barkley

Bear

Bear
Bear

Beaux

Beaux
Beaux

Belle

Belle
Belle

Benji

Benji
Benji

Birdie

Birdie
Birdie

Biscuit

Biscuit
Biscuit

Blue

Blue
Blue

Boo

Boo
Boo

Booger

Booger
Booger

Boss

Boss
Boss

Bow Wow

Bow Wow
Bow Wow

Bruiser

Bruiser
Bruiser

Bruno

Bruno
Bruno

Brutus

Brutus
Brutus

Bubba

Bubba
Bubba

Buck

Buck
Buck

Buddy

Buddy
Buddy

Bug

Bug
Bug

Butterball

Butterball
Butterball

Captain

Captain
Captain

Champ

Champ
Champ

Chewy

Chewy
Chewy

Chief

Chief
Chief

Clifford

Clifford
Clifford

Cookie

Cookie
Cookie

Cricket

Cricket
Cricket

Doodle

Doodle
Doodle

Duchess

Duchess
Duchess

Flash

Flash
Flash

Floof

Floof
Floof

Fuzzy

Fuzzy
Fuzzy

Girly

Girly
Girly

Goober

Goober
Goober

Goofball

Goofball
Goofball

Gunner

Gunner
Gunner

Honey

Honey
Honey

Jellybean

Jellybean
Jellybean

Lady

Lady
Lady

Lily

Lily
Lily

Little Bit

Little Bit
Little Bit

Lovey

Lovey
Lovey

Lucky

Lucky
Lucky

Lulu

Lulu
Lulu

Maisy

Maisy
Maisy

Meatball

Meatball
Meatball

Mickey

Mickey
Mickey

Minnie

Minnie
Minnie

Monster

Monster
Monster

Moose

Moose
Moose

Muffin

Muffin
Muffin

Nacho

Nacho
Nacho

Nala

Nemo
Nemo

Nemo

Nemo
Nemo

Nugget

Nugget
Nugget

Oreo

Oreo
Oreo

Ozzy

Ozzy
Ozzy

Peanut

Peanut
Peanut

PeeWee

PeeWee
PeeWee

Pepper

Pepper
Pepper

Piglet

Piglet
Piglet

Pooh

Pooh
Pooh

Poppy

Poppy
Poppy

Porkchop

Porkchop
Porkchop

Prince

Prince
Prince

Pupper

Pupper
Pupper

Rambo

Rambo
Rambo

Rascal

Rascal
Rascal

Rebel

Rebel
Rebel

Rex

Rex
Rex

Ringo

Ringo
Ringo

Rocky

Rocky
Rocky

Roo

Roo
Roo

Rufus

Rufus
Rufus

Sarge

Sarge
Sarge

Scooby

Scooby
Scooby

Scout

Scout
Scout

Scrappy

Scrappy
Scrappy

Simba

Simba
Simba

Sir

Sir
Sir

Smokey

Smokey
Smokey

Snoopy

Snoopy
Snoopy

Snoozer

Snoozer
Snoozer

Sparky

Sparky
Sparky

Spike

Spike
Spike

Spot

Spot
Spot

Sugar

Sugar
Sugar

Sweetness

Sweetness
Sweetness

Tank

Tank
Tank

Tater

Tater
Tater

T-Bone

TBone
TBone

Teddy

Teddy
Teddy

Tiny

Tiny
Tiny

Toots

Toots
Toots

Trooper

Trooper
Trooper

Tuck

Tuck
Tuck

Woofer

Woofer
Woofer