Got a Dog Named Buddy? You're Not Alone

Got a Dog Named Buddy? You're Not Alone

By FOX 47 News. CREATED Jan 19, 2012

The Ingham County Treasurer's office announced that "Buddy" and "Max" top the list of most popular names in Ingham County for 2011.

The Treasurer's office is responsible for licensing dogs and tracks names. In announcing its annual list of popular dog names, Treasurer Eric Schertzing reminds dog owners that all dogs must be licensed and have a license tag on its collar while in public.

Schertzing estimates that are 60,000 dogs in Ingham County, but that only about 35% are licensed.

Here is the complete list of popular names:

Top 20 Most Popular Dog Names -- 2011

1. Buddy/Buddie

2. Max

3. Sadie

4. Bella

5. Daisy

6. Bailey

7. Abbey/Abby

8. Lucy

9. Bear

10. Zoe

11. Charlie/Charley

12. Molly

13. Maggie

14. Coco

15. Jake

16. (tie) Zeus

16. (tie) Lady

16. (tie) Rocky

19. Angel

20. Harley