While most pet owners choose common names for their pooches, others grant their pups some unusual titles as highlighted by the Dog Names infographic.

Popular names given to canine companions include the likes of Buddy, Max, Daisy and Lucky. These simple and easy-to-recall titles are pet and family-friendly as a result, though I'm sure whoever the owner of Dodgy Wodgy Schnookum Doodle has a fascinating story behind their pooch's long and offbeat title. Although Marley was the star in the highest-grossing dog movie to date, old faithful Lassie remains the most famous canine star to make it to the big leagues.

George Washington clearly had a thing for dogs, owning ten in total with names ranging from Mopsey to Sweetlips. The Dog Names infographic gives potential and current pet owners some faithful advice on naming their cuddly family member.