Dennis Lehane’s dog, Tessa
Dennis Lehane’s dog, Tessa
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While the search for Boston author Dennis Lehane’s pooch continues, the story got us thinking about his beagle’s name, Tessa. Here are the Most Popular Puppy Names of 2012 according to Vetstreet, and even though Tessa didn’t make the list, don’t stop looking for her. Lehane has offered to name a character in his next book after the person who finds her.

Most Popular Puppy Names of 2012:

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Female: Bella, Daisy, Lucy, Molly, Lola, Sophie, Sadie, Chloe, Coco, Maggie

Male: Max, Buddy, Charlie, Rocky, Cooper, Bear, Bentley, Duke, Jack, Toby