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Traits associated with the name Shadow:

Dogs named Shadow tend to be loving, affectionate, good-natured, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and beauty.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Shadow?

Naming your dog Shadow may suggest that you are a person who values loyalty, companionship, and protection. It could also suggest that you are a person who is drawn to the mysterious and unknown.

Is Shadow a good dog name?

Shadow has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Shadow is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Shadow is found in these categories:


  • Shadow ranks #24 with users of
  • Shadow ranks #42 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Shadow ranks #8 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Shadow is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Shadow outranks the great majority of names.

Most popular breeds named Shadow:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Chow Chow
  5. Cocker Spaniel

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Famous dogs named Shadow:

  • literature icon A border collie named Shadow was a character in the book The Sorcerer in the North by John Flanagan.
  • film icon A golden retriever named Shadow played a role in the movie Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey.
  • film icon A alaskan malamute named Shadow played a role in the movie Eight Below.
  • television icon A generic large dog named Shadow featured in the television show The Centurions.

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Shadow dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (3)

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Shadow (Lima, Peru)
I am a two month old bb puppy
December 03, 2022 ◆ Translated

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Wynter (Virginia, United States)
I think it’s a great name because I name is my dog that
November 28, 2022

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Diana Burns (Virginia, United States)
I have a dog he's grifton his name is shadow had him for 7 years so far Lord willing help live another 14 years but he's a very loving dog
October 30, 2022

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