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Lots Of People Are Naming Their Dogs After Characters From ‘Game Of Thrones’

By Collin Gossel

August 26 is National Dog Day, which means many people will find themselves with a new canine family member! But what to name the little direwolves in training? Websites like Whistle and have been compiling data on the nation's most popular dog names and it turns out the "in" thing right now is to take some inspiration from HBO's mega-hit Game of Thrones.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

Arya and Snow are always big hits, as well as the name of each Stark child's direwolf: Lady (Sansa), Ghost (Jon), Nymeria (Arya), Greywolf (Robb), Summer (Bran), and Shaggydog (Rickon).