Lucky is a name that is still used often for both male and female dogs. With the new wave of pet activists in society we are seeing a resurgence of humanitarianism and pet rescue operations who devote time, energy and funding into saving dogs who are living in inhumane conditions. dogs who survive and are rescued are frequently named Lucky, particularly when they survived extraordinary circumstances. Some people choose this name because they truly feel lucky and blessed to have found a pet that they bond with and grow to love. People who connect with a dog in a special way truly are lucky, so this is a good name for any dog that brings an added dimension of joy into your life.