Candy Dog names

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If you’re a new pet parent who loves both candy and canine teeth, why not choose a cute candy name for your new four-legged family member! From savory candies of the past to today’s top goodies, as well as pop culture candies and “candy” spoken in different languages, here is a wide variety of candy bar dog names and candy inspired names for your new bark buddy !


  • Abba-Zaba
  • Open Cabubble
  • Almond delight
  • Amedei Porcelana – a name for the sophisticated spot. This Italian delicacy is the most expensive chocolate in the world!
  • anise
  • Annabelle
  • Astro Pop – The name Astro can be a tribute to the classic cartoon dog from The Jetsons, or to the candy launched by two rocket scientists in 1963.
  • Atomic Fire Ball


  • Baby ruth
  • banana split
  • Banan rama
  • Barley pop
  • Bar none
  • Bassett – While some may think you dubbed your dog in honor of the Basset dog breed, candy lovers will know that the puppy’s name is a greeting to a UK candy company.
  • bazooka
  • BB Bat
  • Book
  • Beeman
  • Big Bol
  • Big hunk
  • Big red
  • Bit-O-honey
  • Black jack
  • Sweets
  • Bonomo
  • Bottle cap
  • Broke
  • Broadway roll
  • Bubble Yum
  • Bubblicious
  • buckeye
  • Butter mint
  • Butterfinger
  • Butterscotch


  • Cadbury
  • Sweets
  • Candy cane
  • Sweet corn
  • caramel
  • caramel
  • eyebrows
  • Charleston Chew
  • Stimuli
  • Chick-O-Stick
  • chewing gum
  • Chocolate skirt
  • chocolate
  • Choward
  • Laughs
  • Sucking chup
  • Cinnamon bear
  • Clark
  • clove
  • cotton candy
  • crow
  • Cup-O-Gold
  • Curly Wurly


  • Points
  • Taube – The producers of a wide range of chocolate candies.
  • Dubble Bubble


  • Ferrero
  • Fry – Makers of the world’s oldest chocolate bar, Fry’s Chocolate Cream.


  • Gobstopper
  • Ghiradelli – If you’re a fan of vintage confectionery, you might want to name your new pal with the paw of the third oldest chocolate company in America.
  • Godiva
  • Gold bear
  • Gold mine
  • Goo goo
  • Goober
  • Good and Abundant – A fun pair of names for a dog duo!
  • Good news
  • Gummy Bear – This popular treat is also spelled “gummy”.


  • Haribo – This German confectionery company has been making candy fans happy since 1920.
  • pagan

DogTipper’s very own Hershey, a cute mix of Newfoundland and Springer Spaniels.

  • Hershey – Perhaps the king of confectionery companies, Hershey has made the world a little sweeter since it opened in 1894.
  • Hubba Bubba


  • Icebreaker
  • Ice Cubes – Although some may think you named your barking buddy after the rapper / actor, real candy lovers know that your dog’s nickname was inspired by the Nappo candy company in Germany.
  • Icee


  • Jaw breaker
  • Jelly Baby – These tiny, dead-shaped candies have been popular with British candy aficionados since the 19th century and are dubbed the Doctor Who’s fourth favorite by science fiction fans.
  • Jelly Bean – Is your new four-legged friend a fashionable Fido? If so, you might want to name it after this sugar-sweet treat! In the 1910s and 20s, preppy young men were often nicknamed Jelly Bean.
  • Jelly Belly
  • Jolly Rancher
  • Jujube
  • Junior Mint



  • Laffy Taffy
  • liquorice
  • Lifesaver – Who Saved Who? The name of this fruit-flavored treat is perfect for the dog who is always uplifting your mood!
  • lollipop
  • Look!
  • Lolly – The diminutive version of the word lollipop.


  • M&M – The candy that melts in your mouth, not in your hand, could be a great name for the dog that will melt your heart. Pet parents can also pay homage to the hard-shelled candy by naming their pups Mars and Murrie, whose names make up the M & Ms nickname!
  • Mallo
  • mamba
  • Marpole
  • Mars
  • Mary Jane
  • Mike & Ike – Created by Just Born, the name of this fruit-flavored favorite could be used for any half of a duo of dogs!
  • Milky Way
  • Mint Julep – While some would assume you named your pawed new pal after the signature drink of the Kentucky Derby, you and your dog will know that the inspiration for this dog name actually came from a candy introduced in the 1930s was made for those with a confectionery craving.
  • Mr. Goodbar


  • Necco
  • nougat
  • Now and Later – cute names for a pair of puppies


  • Oh henry! – Is your new barking buddy a little heartbreaker? You might want to call him about that mix of caramel, fudge, and peanut which (according to the legend of candy) got its name from a boy who loved to flirt with the girls when he visited the creator’s candy store.


  • payday
  • Peeps
  • peppermint
  • Peter Paul – If you’ve adopted two dogs, this candy factory name could be split in half, with one puppy answering Peter and the other Paul.
  • Pez
  • Pixy Stix
  • Pop Rocks – A fun name for a dog with a bubbly personality.


  • grape
  • Razzles
  • Red hot
  • Red grape varieties
  • reed
  • Reese’s
  • Royal crown
  • Ring pop
  • Stony road
  • roll


  • Skittles
  • Shoes
  • Sky bar
  • Slap Stix
  • Skinny Jim
  • Slo Poke – A fun, ironic nickname for a new light-footed four-legged friend, like a whippet or greyhound!
  • Smarties
  • Snickers
  • Sno cap
  • Green mint
  • Spree
  • Starburst
  • sugar
  • sugar Baby
  • Sugar daddy
  • Sweetarts
  • Swiss


  • Take 5
  • Thingamajig
  • Toblerone
  • toffee
  • Toffifay – Made from caramel, chocolate, hazelnut and nougat, the name of this sweet from Germany is also spelled Toffifee.
  • Tootsie Pop
  • Turtles
  • Twix
  • Twizzler
  • Tootsie Roll – This sweet treat was named by the founder of Tootsie Roll Industries as an affectionate reference to his daughter Clara’s nickname, Tootsie.




  • Whale net
  • Werther
  • Dingenskirchen
  • Whirly Pop
  • Whopper


  • York – Like in York Peppermint Pattie!


  • Zagnut
  • Zero – A name that became famous among fans of both movies and Fidos as the nickname of Jack Skellingtons canine companion in A Nightmare Before Christmas. Candy fans will recognize the name for the white chocolate coated Zero chocolate bar.
  • ZotZ

Numeric candy names

  • 3 Musketeers – Have you adopted a trio of tail waggers? Calling them Aramis, Athos and Portos could be a nod to both the classic novel by Alexander Dumas and the delicious chocolate bar by Mars!
  • 5th avenue
  • 100 grand

Pop culture names related to candy

Dog names of characters in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory:

  • Willy Wonka
  • Charlie Bucket
  • Augustus Gloop
  • Grandpa Jo
  • Oompa Loompa
  • Arthur Slugworth
  • Mike Teavee
  • Veruca salt
  • Violet Beauregard

Dog names with candy designs from Harry Potter

(Check out our list of Harry Potter dog names for more names!)

  • Honeydukes (a candy store for wizards)
  • Bertie Bott
  • Chocolate crazy
  • Drooble
  • Ice mice
  • Pepper Imp
  • Pixie pouf
  • Wizochoc

Dog names from the childhood game Candyland

  • Duke of Swirl
  • Sloppy
  • Gramma Nutt
  • King Kandy
  • Lord Licorice
  • Mr. Mint
  • Princess Lolly
  • Queen Frostine

The word “candy” in languages ​​around the world

  • Albanian – caramel
  • Bosnian – sweets
  • Croatian – Bombon
  • Czech – sweet
  • Danish – Fig
  • Dutch – sweets
  • Filipino – own
  • Finnish – caramel
  • French-candy
  • German– sweets
  • Hungarian – sweets
  • Icelandic – Nammi
  • Indonesian – sweets
  • Italian – sweets
  • Latin – Dulcis
  • Latvian – Confectionery
  • Lithuanian – sweets
  • Malay – sweets
  • Maltese – Kanju
  • Maori – delicious
  • Polish – sweets
  • Portuguese – sweets
  • Romanian – sweets
  • Slovak – cukrik
  • Slovenian – sweets
  • Somali – sweets
  • Spanish – caramel
  • Swahili – sweets
  • Swedish – Godis

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