Top five names for Dutch dogs and cats

Every year, pet insurer Proteq comes up with its list of the most popular names for the Netherlands’ four-footers. Here is the 2012 chart with the 2011 position in brackets. Not a very imaginative lot those dog owners.


1. Luna (1)

2. Max (2)

3. Diesel (3)

4. Bo (4)

5. Bella (-)


1. Luna (2)

2. Simba (3)

3. Tijger(tje) (1)

4. Gizmo, Boris, Lucky (4,-,-)

5. Minoes (-)

We just feel sorry for all the girls out there called Luna


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