A Dog Named “Fauci”

An image of a dog (unlikely a Fauci—as the photo was taken in 2017) in the public domain

Forget Fido, Fifi for furry friends: “Fauci” finds favor following famous facemask facilitator. All alliteration aside, an article in The Washington Post explores recent trends in dog names and naming practices. The author provides anecdotal evidence of a rise in the name “Fauci”, though it remains to be seen if the name will end up on the 2021 top K-9 name lists.