A mood is an emotional state. Moods differ from emotions, feelings, or affects in that they are less specific, less intense, and less likely to be triggered by a particular stimulus or event. Moods are typically described as having either a positive or negative valence. When coming up to dog names, you could consider choosing a moods-inspired names for your male or female puppies. For example, Amity, Faith, Grace, and Vanity are all good dog names.