How to Name a Dog in Minecraft (2020)

October 1, 2020
Est. Reading: 3 minutes

Are you a Minecraft user? Then you should be familiar with the pets in Minecraft and also that you can name your pets according to your choices and you can rename them at any time. Now, if you are new to Minecraft and want to know how to name a Dog in Minecraft then, you are on the right site as nowhere, I will guide you this in simple steps and this article also includes how to rename a dog in Minecraft. Now, before going to the steps, let's take a dig towards the basic information.

What is Minecraft?

Minecraft is a video game designed by Markus Persson and Jens Bergensten and composed by C418 which was published by Mojang Studios in November 2011. Minecraft is a massive game and available for almost every platform including Windows, OS X, Linus, Android, IOS, Xbox One, PlayStation, and many more.

Minecraft offers users to explore a blocky, procedurally-generated 3D world with infinity terrain with many raw material and craft tools and items. The game offers two modes, as you can fight with mobs and also against the player of the same world.

Minecraft allows you to create your pet animals also like dogs, horses, cats, and many more, and also offers to name them. But the problem with the users is that they don’t know how to name a dog in Minecraft and from the last few days, I also get many queries about it. But, after reading this full article you can easily name your dog in Minecraft.

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How to Name a Dog in Minecraft?

Naming a dog in Minecraft is not a difficult task, as you can do this in some simple steps. now before going to steps you should keep in mind that, to name any pet you need to have those things:

  • Name Tag
  • Anvil
  • You should have a minimum of 5 XP levels.

Note: To make an Anvil you should have 3 iron blocks and 3 iron hinges. Now, to name a dog in Minecraft follow the given steps:

How to Name a Dog in Minecraft (2020)
  1. Built the Anvil.built-the-anvil-
  2. Once you have built anvil, go to your anvil and now, you will see a Repair and name dialog
  3. Now, place your name tag in the first box.put-name-tag
  4. After, putting the name tag, write your desired name in the box.put-a-name-in-repair-and-name-box
  5. Now, place your name tag to the box given at the bottom of the dialog box.
  6. Now, go to your Dog and stand in front of him with the name tag selected in the Hotbar.go-to-your-dog
  7. Now, choose the commands according to your device:
  8. For Education Edition, right-click on the dog.
  9. For PS3 and PS4, press the L2 button on the PS controller.
  10. For Nintendo Switch, press the ZL button on the controller.
  11. For Windows 10 Edition, right-click on the dog.
  12. For Wii U, press the ZL button on the gamepad.
  13. For Pocket Edition (PE), you tap on the dog.
  14. For Xbox 360 and Xbox One, press the LT button on the Xbox controller.
  15. For Java Edition (PC/Mac), right-click on the dog.
  16. After this, when you place your cursor on the dog, you will see the name you provided.

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Minecraft is a huge game and getting popular day by day and it offers many features, one of them is naming your pet. I hope, I helped you successfully get your answer on how to name your dog in Minecraft by following the steps provided above. Happy gaming!

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