The votes have been tallied and the results are in – McLoven the Stud Muffin nosed out Kanye Westie in the dog division and Agent Jack Meower purred past Shakespurr in the cat category to be named the Wackiest Pet Names of 2016.
Each year, Nationwide, the nation’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, recognizes the most clever, creative and quirky pet names across the nation. After a thorough selection process, the top 10 dog and 10 cat monikers were chosen from Nationwide’s database of more than 575,000 insured pets and put to a public vote where McLoven the Stud Muffin and Agent Jack Meower were crowned the wackiest.
Below are the 10 Wackiest Dog and 10 Wackiest Cat Names of 2016:
- McLoven the Stud Muffin
- Kanye Westie
- Angus Von Wigglebottom
- Optimus Prime Rib
- Maximus Waffles
- ChaChi Big Foot
- Scrappin Scruffy Macdoogle of the Highland Macdoogles
- Lieutenant Colonel Be Back Soon
- Aggie Von Schwaggie
- Agent Jack Meower
- Macaroni Bob
- Sir Pickles Pennybottom
- Princess Poopy Paws
- Butch Catsidy
- Sharkbait Hoo Haa Haa
- Ziggy Snowdust
- Enzo Asparagus Santa
“Our Wacky Pet Names competition is a great way to showcase the creativity of the pet lover’s community,” said Carol McConnell, DVM, MBA, vice president and chief veterinary medical officer for Nationwide.
For photos and background stories of the winners and the top 10 nominees, along with the full list of the 50 wackiest dog and cat names, visit www.wackypetnames.com.
About Nationwide pet insurance
With more than 575,000 insured pets, pet insurance from Nationwide, formerly known as Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), is the first and largest pet health insurance provider in the United States. Since 1982, Nationwide has helped provide pet owners with peace of mind and is committed to being the trusted choice of America’s pet lovers.
Nationwide plans cover dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets for multiple medical problems and conditions relating to accidents, illnesses and injuries. Wellness coverage for routine care is available for an additional premium. Medical plans are available in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Additionally, one in three Fortune 500 companies offers pet insurance from Nationwide as an employee benefit.