New Yorkers like to name their dogs Max, Lucky, and Princess according to information released from the Department of Mental Health and Hygeine. However, this is only based on licensed dogs, which number 100,000, while the estimated number is 500,000. Health department spokeswoman Sandra Mullin tells the Daily News, "The names reveal an uncharacteristic lack of imagination for New Yorkers," but wonders what names would rise to the top if the other 400,000 dogs were licensed.
Application for a dog license from the Health Department.
Pictured, Jarvis, dog belonging to lia at cheesedip.