PORTLAND, Ore., December 4, 2015 / PRNewswire / – Marking the fourth (strength) of the month, Banfield Pet Hospital unveils the best animal names inspired by George Lucas’ emblematic universe of “Star Wars”. As the world’s largest veterinary practice, Banfield and its in-house research team, Banfield Applied Research & Knowledge (BARK), drew on its extensive database of nearly 2.9 million pet patients to identify the most popular names as well as the firm’s selections for the most creative names.
When it comes to cats and dogs, Chewy is the most popular Star Wars character, with everyone’s favorite Wookiee representing nearly 3,500 pets. While most of the top five names represent rebel heroes, pet owners have turned to the dark side for the fifth most popular name, Vader. It should be noted that the arch nemesis of many Star Wars fans, Jar Jar Binks, also inspired 17 pets named “Jar Jar”.
Top 15 Star Wars Inspired Pet Names For Cats And Dogs (By Popularity):
- Princess Leia
- dark Vador
Banfield’s top five picks for the smartest pet names in Star Wars:
- Jabba the mutt
- Boba will look for
- Luke skybarker
- Dark Meow
“With nearly 25,000 pets in our database named after characters from the Star Wars franchise, we are delighted that our customers are just as excited about the saga as we are,” said Ari Zabell, DVM, Senior Director of Customer Experience and Advocacy at Banfield Pet Hospital. “We have always appreciated the creativity of our customers when naming their pets; it is an excellent reflection of their personality as well as their hobbies. ”
In addition to working with clients who are enthusiastic about Star Wars, Banfield has his own extreme fans – several associates have shared their passion for pets as well as their passion for movies by naming their pets after characters. famous – including two newly adopted puppies named Yoda and Solo and a gecko, Luke skywalker.
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About Banfield Animal Hospital
Founded in Portland, Ore. in 1955, Banfield was the largest general veterinary practice in the world. In 2007, Banfield joined the Mars, Inc. family of companies, and today it has nearly 925 hospitals in neighborhoods across United States and Porto Rico. Over 3,200 veterinarians in Banfield are committed to providing the highest standard of veterinary care to pets. Banfield Hospitals offer a full range of comprehensive medical services, computerized medical records, preventative pet care plans and extended hours of operation. Banfield Pet Hospital provides preventative care to millions of pets each year through Optimum Wellness Plans. For journalists looking for more information, visit banfield.com or contact the media hotline at 888-355-0595.
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