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St. Patrick's Day (read about The Legend of St. Patrick here) is right around the corner and once again, Rover.com has shared some of the most popular Irish-themed names for dogs. 

Among the findings, we learned that Irish Dog Breeds are more likely to sport an Irish Name than other dogs (which is really not much of a surprise). But dog owners are not a group that will settle for mediocrity and in their search for the best Irish names, they have also taken to name their pets after Irish foods, like Stew and Bailey. 

Here are some other fun findings and a cute infographic that will prove that the Irish tradition is alive and well in the pet industry!

 What's in a name? Well, more than you might think...


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Stacy Mantle is a freelance writer who currently resides in the southwestern deserts of Arizona with a few dogs, several cats, and a very understanding husband. She is a regular contributor to Pet Age Magazine, Catster, Animal Behavior College, and of course, PetsWeekly. Many of her stories and articles have been translated into several languages, and now reach an international audience. She is also the author of a bestselling urban fantasy/thriller, Shepherd's Moon; a humor book entitled, Conquering the Food Chain: Living Amongst Animals (Without Becoming One), and a line of Educational Activity Books for children.

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