Exotic Pet Names That Start With 'G'

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While the definition can vary, exotic pets are typically referred to as anything that is not a dog, cat, or domesticated farm animal. And if you have just brought home one of these animals, you are probably searching for the perfect name. Some people look to their animal's appearance to inspire a name, such as the name Ginger for a reddish pet rabbit. You also can consider names from your favorite TV shows, movies, books, music groups, and more. In addition, you can use plants, foods, household objects, and even specific letters of the alphabet to find a name. Here are some great exotic pet names that begin with the letter G.

Top Exotic Pet Names

  • Gadget
  • Garfield
  • Gator
  • Gatsby
  • Genie
  • Ghost
  • Gilligan
  • Gizmo
  • Glitter
  • Gollum
  • Gonzo
  • Goose
  • Gremlin
  • Groot
  • Grover

Tips for Naming Your Exotic Pet

Many factors can help you find the perfect name for your new exotic pet. In addition to the animal’s appearance, you also can look for inspiration in its personality traits, as well as its general species characteristics. For instance, you could use the name Goofy for a comical pet parrot who likes to perform tricks. Or you could name a small pet lizard Gator as a nod to its larger alligator cousins.

Make sure you pick a name that you’ll be comfortable sharing with friends and family, as well as with your veterinarian’s office. If you think there’s a chance you’ll ever be embarrassed hearing a particular name called in your vet’s waiting room, that’s probably not the right name for your animal. 

Thus, don’t hesitate to take your time when picking out your pet’s name. Your animal certainly won’t mind going without a name for a little bit. And this will allow the animal to become comfortable in its new environment and let its true personality start to shine.

Depending on the species of exotic pet you’ve chosen, you might have this animal for a long time. Certain exotic pets, such as small rodents, only live for a few years on average. But other animals, such as large parrots and tortoises, can live for decades. And you’ll want a name that you’ll be happy with for your animal’s entire lifespan. Although most animals will accept a name change, it’s still rather inconvenient to have to change your pet’s name on vet records and other information partway through its life. 

G Exotic Pet Names

  • G.I. Joe
  • Gabby
  • Gabe
  • Gadget
  • Gaia
  • Gal
  • Galadriel
  • Galaxy
  • Gale
  • Galileo
  • Gambit
  • Gamma
  • Gandalf
  • Gardener
  • Garfield
  • Garnet
  • Garry
  • Gaston
  • Gator
  • Gatsby
  • Gem
  • Gemini
  • General
  • Genesis
  • Geneva
  • Genevieve
  • Genie
  • Genius
  • Gent
  • George
  • Georgia
  • Geppetto
  • Gerber
  • Gerry
  • Gertrude
  • Ghost
  • Ghostbuster
  • Gia
  • Gidget
  • Gigi
  • Gilligan
  • Gilmore
  • Gin
  • Ginger
  • Ginny
  • Girlie
  • Giselle
  • Givenchy
  • Gizmo
  • Gladiator
  • Gladys
  • Glasses
  • Glee
  • Glenda
  • Glenn
  • Glinda
  • Glitter
  • Gnocchi
  • Gnome
  • Go-Go
  • Gobble
  • Godfather
  • Godiva
  • Godot
  • Godzilla
  • Goliath
  • Gollum
  • Gonzo
  • Goober
  • Goofy
  • Goose
  • Gordo
  • Gotham
  • Governor
  • Gracie
  • Greenwich
  • Gremlin
  • Greta
  • Gretzky
  • Grey
  • Grinch
  • Groot
  • Groove
  • Groucho
  • Grover
  • Grumpy
  • Gryffindor
  • Guardian
  • Guava
  • Gucci
  • Guinevere
  • Gulliver
  • Gumball
  • Gumby
  • Gummy Bear
  • Gump
  • Gus
  • Gusto
  • Guy
  • Gwen

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