Most Popular Pandemic Puppy Is A Cavoodle

Cavoodles are 2020’s top dogs, but what was the most pup-ular name?


A beautiful Cavoodle. Photo: Nicki Mannix.

If you have a Cavoodle named Luna, congratulations – you have officially topped both of the ACT’s puppy popularity lists for 2020!

Cavoodles were the most popular pup during a year marred by a pandemic, followed by Kelpies and Border Collies, as Canberrans turned towards man’s best friend during lockdowns.

Charlie and Lucy were the next most popular names.

The full list is as follows:

  1. Luna
  2. Charlie
  3. Lucy
  4. Archie
  5. Molly
  6. Frankie
  7. Ruby
  8. Daisy
  9. Milo
  10. Buddy

The top 10 registered breeds were:

  1. Cavoodle
  2. Kelpie
  3. Border Collie
  4. Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  5. Labrador
  6. Greyhound
  7. Maltese
  8. Jack Russell Terrier
  9. German Shepherd
  10. Groodle