Auckland Council has released its list of the most popular dog names in the region.
As part of its Animal Management Annual Report 2021 – 2022, the council noted the most popular names and breeds for our four-legged friends.
It's based off registered dogs over the past year.
Most popular names
Male dogs: Charlie (1035), Max (977), Buddy (718), Toby (603), Rocky (599).
Female dogs: Bella (1539), Molly (920), Poppy (906), Luna (832), Coco (818).
Most popular breeds
Labrador retriever (15114), Staffordshire bull terrier (6905), border collie (6054), miniature schnauzer (4731), shih tzu (4610).