The 2 most popular names among Natick’s more than 2,700 licensed dogs in 2020: Lucy and Bella, with 43 of each.
So if you find yourself calling your Lucy or Bella and get more than you bargained for, this could be why.
This isn’t just a Natick thing either: Lucy is #1 in Wellesley this year too, followed by Bella.
The top 10 dog names in Natick for 2020:
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No surprise on the top breed: That would be Labrador Retriever. Though mixed breeds weren’t too far behind.
The top 10 breeds for Natick in 2020:
Labrador Retriever 399
Golden Retriever 145
Shih Tzu 71
If we can get ahold of the whole spreadsheet of Natick dog names and breeds we’ll update this post with some of the the town’s dogs with more unusual names or breeds.
Dogs 6 months and older must be licensed in Natick with the town clerk’s office.