These dog and cat names are derived from characters featured in the television series Battlestar Galactica (1978 and 2004). Descriptions are from the 2004 series.
- Adama (Full name: Admiral William Adama; commander of the Galactica)
- Apollo (Full name: Captain Lee “Apollo” Adama; Viper pilot)
- Boomer (Full name: Lieutenant Sharon “Boomer” Valerii; Viper pilot)
- Starbuck (Full name: Captain “Starbuck” Thrace; Viper pilot)