More people have been naming their dogs human names

Bella is Ireland's most popular dog name, followed by Alfie and Cooper.

Milo and Poppy come next in a survey of almost 500 dog owners for Petmania.

Common trends see people taking reference from pop culture with names like Harley Quinn and McGregor.

While it also appears that we like to give our four legged friends more human names like Caroline, Jack, Sheela and Nicky.