120+ Dog Names Starting with S: From Scout to Scooby

Look through some splendidly sensational and seriously super 'S' names for dogs. Your snuggly sidekick will thank you!

Published October 27, 2023
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Picking out an adorable 'S' name for your pup is like sorting through hidden treasure — there's so many cute ones, and it's hard to pick just one. On this quest, you just need to know your dog's quirks and your own preferences. But you don't have to be the lone ranger in this naming adventure. We've found some downright pawsome 'S' names.

Movie Star Dog Names Starting with S

The world of television is chock full of canine TV stars. They definitely have a calling in Hollywood — and, perhaps, a calling to your couch. 

  • Sam: I Am Legend
  • Sandy: Annie
  • Scooby: Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?
  • Shadow: Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
  • Shaggy: The Dog Who Saved Christmas
  • Shiloh: Shiloh
  • Skip: My Dog Skip
  • Slink: Toy Story
  • Snoopy: Peanuts
  • Snowy: The Adventures of Tintin
  • Snuffles: From Quick Draw McGraw

  • Sparky: Frankenweenie
  • Spike: Tom and Jerry
  • Stella: Modern Family

Boy Dog Names With S

Pomeranian Dog Pool

If you've welcomed a new male pup into your life and are on the quest for the perfect name, you've come to the right place! I've gathered an assortment of boy dog names that start with 'S' — from strong and stoic to sweet and playful. You're bound to find the ideal moniker that suits your new furry pal. 

  • Sampson
  • Sarge
  • Sawyer
  • Scoop
  • Scooter
  • Scout
  • Sherlock
  • Simba
  • Sinatra
  • Sirius
  • Smudge
  • Socks
  • Sparky
  • Spike
  • Spud
  • Sprocket
  • Stanley
  • Stitch
  • Sterling
  • Sully

S Girl's Names for Dogs

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If you're the proud parent of a female pup, you're in for a treat. From elegant and graceful to spunky and spirited, there's a world of possibilities for girl dog names that start with 'S.'

  • Sable
  • Sabrina
  • Sadie
  • Saffron
  • Sage
  • Salsa
  • Salma
  • Sammie
  • Sandy
  • Sasha
  • Savannah
  • Scarlett
  • Selena
  • Selma
  • Sequoia
  • Serena
  • Serenity
  • Shelby
  • Shiloh
  • Siena
  • Skye
  • Smoky
  • Soleil
  • Solstice
  • Sonata
  • Sophie
  • Stella
  • Sugar
  • Suki
  • Sunny
  • Susie
  • Sybil
  • Sydney
  • Symphony

Cute Dog Names Beginning with S

I've gathered a diverse assortment of adorable 'S' names that are bound to make you smile. Whether you have a sweet shih tzu or a lovable labrador, these cute 'S' names will not only suit your pup's delightful personality, but also add an extra dose of cuteness to your everyday interactions.

  • Saga
  • Saint
  • Samba

  • Scruffy
  • Skipper
  • Skyla
  • Serenade

  • Seraphina
  • Summer

  • Sunny
  • Sweety

Funny Dog Names with S

Dog tilting head

Laughter is a universal love language, and what better way to add some humor and lightheartedness to your life than by giving your furry friend a funny name that starts with 'S'? I've gathered a bunch of side-splittingly funny dog names that will not only tickle your funny bone, but could also match your canine companion's quirks. 

  • Scrabble

  • Scruffy McFluff

  • Sir Barks-a-Lot

  • Sir Wigglesworth

  • Slobberkins

  • Sniffy McSnifferson

  • Snoozer

  • Snuggle Monster

  • Speedy Gonzales

  • Stinkerbelle

  • Stinky

Unique S Names 

If you're in search of a name that sets your furry friend apart and showcases their unique personality, a unique name that starts with the letter 'S' could be just the ticket.

  • Sailor
  • Saffron
  • Samurai
  • Santini

  • Sebastian

  • Sedona

  • Seymour

  • Skye
  • Socrates
  • Starke

  • Stellan
  • Sterling
  • Sullivan

  • Sven

  • Sylvestre

Naming Your Dog After 'S' Foods

Two female dog owners walk with their dogs Akita Inu and Corgi in the park by the lake in the early morning and talk to each other

If you're an all-out food lover, why not consider giving your furry best friend a name inspired by your most beloved snack? I mean, think about it — every time you call their name, you'll get a delicious reminder of that tasty treat you can't get enough of.

  • Salsa

  • Sashimi
  • Saucy

  • Shortcake

  • Skittles

  • S'mores
  • Snickerdoodle
  • Sorrel
  • Spam

  • Sprinkles
  • String Bean
  • Strudel

  • Sundae

  • Swiss

Nature-Inspired S Names for Dogs

Nature has always been a huge source of inspiration for me. What better way to show a love of all things nature than by giving your canine companion a name inspired by it? 

  • Sage

  • Sandy

  • Seabreeze

  • Sparrow

  • Starry

  • Stormy

  • Sunkiss

  • Sunrise

  • Sunshine

S Names for Dogs Based on Places

Exploring the world is a thrilling adventure, and it's only natural to want to share that wanderlust with your four-legged friend. That's where location-based dog names come into play, and in this collection, we're set to journey through an atlas of dog names that all kick off with the letter 'S.'

  • Sacramento
  • Safari
  • Sahara
  • Saitama
  • Salem 
  • Samoa 
  • Santiago
  • Sarajevo
  • Siberia
  • Soweto
  • Spokane
  • Surabaya
  • Sydney

Picking an S Name

'S' names for dogs are versatile and charming, reflecting your dog's personality, your favorite things, nature, or special places. These names create lasting memories and stories. Your dog's 'S' name isn't just a label; it's a reflection of your love and the adventures you'll share.

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