Do You Still Like Your Dog's Name?

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  1. JessLough

    JessLough Love My Mutt

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    I like Rosey's name, it suits he diva she is, and she's named after me :D

    I adored Rascal's name, which is why he kept it. Rennie and Rogue came to me as Gridd and Nyx, which I couldn't stand, so Allie/Matt chose their names. I had a hamster named Rogue as a kid, I always liked that name. I call Renegade Ren or Rennie more than his full name, cause thats a lot of name for a ferret :p I really wanted to change Harley's name when I got her, but she knows it so well, and it just suits her. Wedgey is NOT staying as Wedgey though, as much as my parents fight that she is. She'll be Widget here
     
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    Yes, I still like Moka and Java's names. Short, sweet and easy to enunciate when giving commands. (And they fit them-they're chocolate labs).

    I do already have my boy's name picked out-both call name and registered name. And it's not a common name at all.

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    Nope, I think my two fit their names perfect! Although, some days I wish Enda didn't fit hers so well, it means "Bird-like"...the "flight" moments could deff go away! But I think Jinj fits his name, most of the time, he likes to act like a "Minjo" more often (you'd have to know the game). I do get so tired though of people mixing up his name "Ginger", or "Jingo", ugh.

    On the other hand, Noodle...well my mother likes to call him "Sid Vicious", I think I like Sid better. But, he responds to "Noody!Noody!Noody!", so, oh well.
     
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    No, my dog's name fits them. My cat, Angel however is the spawn of Satan and I don't like her name at all but it's what we named her when she was an "innocent" kitten.
     
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    I didn't name Bear, but his name suits him perfectly. Pixel...well I don't dislike the name so much as I just don't use it. All of her paperwork (medical/class registrations etc) are under 'Pixel' but I almost always call her Pig. Pig is just a better fit. She responds to so many different names though, it's a wonder that she doesn't have some sort of identity crisis.

    Miss Kitty Fantastico is still the perfect name to me. Like Firefly, you can't go wrong with a Buffy reference.
     
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    I hate Katy's name, but then, I never liked it when it was chosen either. My family all outvoted me.
     
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    RD Are you dead yet?

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    Still really like Eve's name. I rarely meet other Eves, it's simple and one-syllable and she can pick it out of a million other words.
     
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    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    For those that don't like their dog's name... why not change it?

    That's how our cat Angel got her name too!!
     
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    ~Dixie's_Mom~ ♥Chloe & Violet♥

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    I love the name Chloe. It's adorable, and it fits. I love the name Violet too, but I never did feel like it fit her, but I couldn't imagine calling her anything else now. I guess it does kind of fit her...
     
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    I don't really like Micki and Mini's names...but they're ten years old & I have no idea what Id call them otherwise.

    I never wanted Jack to be Jack...but I like it now.
     
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    Is she an Angel? ;) My Angel is not, but she is cute and can be a sweetheart.
     
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    I love them. Meg got her name because I wasn't sure I was keeping her and I refused to give her one of my "keeper" names, but I actually love it now and it suits her quite well.

    Gusto is the most aptly named creature on the planet.
     
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    I'm not sure how I feel about the name "Trent". I was actually always avidly against people name for dogs (although I like them now), I had gone through list after list of names but settled on "Trent" on whim, actually.

    It just sounded right when I first thought of it, and to be honest, I can't see Trent having any other name. I think it suits a dog like him, he looks like a "Trent", whatever that means! I have never met another dog or person named Trent, but I know it's not an uncommon name for people.

    My cats are named Bree and Raina. Bree again was named on whim, the name randomly came to mind while I was running an errand and felt like an epiphany - she just looked like a "Bree". We had tried Callie and Hailey and Whisper and a multitude of other names, but none of them suited her as well. Another human name LOL But again, I don't know anyone named Bree, or any animal... well, with the exception of Shaina's "Brie".

    She was actually initially named "Gracie". One, I hate that name and two, MY name is "Grace" so that sure as hell wasn't going to stick!

    Raina was named by my younger sister, not sure why, but I don't like it much. She's a rather unique looking cat with a crazy personality, I've always felt that she should have a "different" name but I'm used to it now. I just call her the Squirrel Spawn Bitch :p

    Because I already have two embroidered collars with Trent's name on it :lol-sign:
     
  14. Paige

    Paige Let it be

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    Bandit came with his name and I never thought to change it. Doesn't really go with his sweet personality but I think he looks like one.
     
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    I love Lugar's name and I don't see him having any other name. He's got nick names he goes by too. My mom actually had come up with the name because we were trying to decide on something that didn't clash with the other names in the house to avoid confusion. lol

    My other dog's names I liked as well. It fit them & they were actually all named before we got them. Sheiba was our first female husky (weirdly enough we just lost our golden retr/chow X of 15 years not long before and her name was Sheiba). Our next husky was named Denali, & our male husky was named Ike. Most of those names I never ran into anyone who had the same name, even working at a dog daycare/boarding facility.

    I always take my time naming a dog and usually I try to go with what their personality is like. But I like uncommon names. Sometimes they just jump in my head.

    2 names I absolutely loved, for 2 foster puppies we bottle raised (out 4 others) was Caden & Maui. They were doberman/GSD X puppies.
     
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    Fran101 Resident fainting goat

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    Romeo? eh. it's one of those things.. I don't LOVE his name but it fits him so perfectly that it works lol

    Romeo just..suits him. I wish the name wasn't so popular (because that really is the only reason I don't like the name itself)

    but yea, Romeo will always be his name.
    and as for "why don't we change it"... same reason I don't change MY name even though I don't love it very much.. force of habit, and even though I don't love my name..it's hard to imagine being called anything else lol
     
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    One would think as many times a day as I have to say the name ORSON I would loathe it by now, but honestly I still like it as much as when we pinned it on him well over 5 years ago, LOL

    Phoebe's name the kids picked...(the shelter called her Gazelle I think) about 12 years ago.....it was ok then and it's ok now. Don't love it, don't hate it but it does suit her :)
     
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    I love the name Jackson but definitely am disappointed that it's becoming so popular, but oh well. At the time I named him, I thought I was being all unique, as I hadn't met many people named Jackson (if any, at the time) and certainly no dogs. I meet young kids named Jackson all the time now and have met three dogs named it, it keeps creeping up the baby name lists... but I still love the name and it completely suits him so I wouldn't change it. And it's still not as common as the Max's, Sam's, Buddy's, etc.
     
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    I love the name Nia! She was suppose to be Valentina but the breeder had named her Nia and I liked it so much I decided to keep it :)
     
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    I actually didn't pick Zander's name. I wanted to name him completely different. But then my mother put the name down as "Zander" at his first vet appointment anyway.

    I can't change it now because he's 7 years old. It's just stuck. Lol.
     

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