April 11th is National Pet Day - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

April 11th is National Pet Day

Charlie is the most popular pet name in the Columbus Metro area. (Source: Anna Miller) Charlie is the most popular pet name in the Columbus Metro area. (Source: Anna Miller)
Bailey is the most popular pet name in the South. (Source: Nextdoor) Bailey is the most popular pet name in the South. (Source: Nextdoor)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Hey, did you know National Pet Day is today? What better way to celebrate than snapping a picture of your pet.

British veterinarian and writer James Herriot once said, “If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.”

In honor of National Pet Day, Nextdoor.com has released a list of America's favorite pet names by region and type of pet.

Bailey and Max are the most popular pet names in the southeast. Here are the 10 most popular pet names in the Columbus Metro area:

1. Charlie

2. Bailey

3. Bella

4. Lily

5. Buster

6. Cooper

7. Jasper

8. Maggie

9. Max

10. Dixie

Do you have a pet whose name made the most popular list? If so, we would love to see your furry friend. Send your pet pictures to us at pix@wtvm.com.

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