Top Pet Names

Top Pet Names for 2013

'Bella' has been revealed as the most popular pet name...Top dog and cat names 2013

The research, carried out by Veterinary Pet Insurance, lists 'Bella' as the most common name for both dogs as cats – a result that is in part attributed to the success of the 'Twilight' franchise, whose protagonist is Bella Swan.

Using their database of approximately 485,000 pets, the company posted what they found to be the owners' top choices.

The top 10 pet names were:

Dogs
1. Bella
2. Bailey
3. Max
4. Lucy
5. Molly
6. Buddy
7. Daisy
8. Maggie
9. Charlie
10. Sophie

Cats
1. Bella
2. Max
3. Chloe
4. Oliver
5. Lucy
6. Smokey
7. Shadow
8. Tiger
9. Charlie
10. Tigger