How'd you get your kennel name?

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  1. Lizmo

    Lizmo Water Junkie

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    I've been thinking about this lately for some reason. I guess looking at different breeders and kennel names has me thinking "How in the world did they come up with such a good name?!"

    So breeders, how'd you come up with yours?
     
  2. bubbatd

    bubbatd Moderator

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    We named our " estate " Hawthorn Hills " because of a beautiful Hawthorn tree at the highest point .
     
  3. Mine is a combination of letters from my first name (Rebekah) and my husband's first name (Randy)

    RE DY RE
     
  4. HoundedByHounds

    HoundedByHounds Oh, it's *you*

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    Mine is in reference to Lord of the Rings. I spelled it uniquely to avoid copyright entanglements LOL.
     
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    I came up with my by way of Dal history with a twist to it. Dals are the ultimate carriage dogs and Gypsys used carriages. And it the criteria I was looking for, I wanted something short. Although I have yet to have a dal with my kennel name on it. I didn't come up with Gypsy until after I had Ivan for about a year.
     
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    Bahamutt99 Dafuq?

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    Loki's registered name is UWPCH UAGI UCD 'PR' Matrix's I Defy Gravity CGC TT WDS. I named her before I had a kennel name to speak of. When it came time to think about what I'd be wanting to call myself, I was going to fashion something after my internet handle. Loki's breeder suggested that we use the Defy Gravity handle, but I thought that was too long. So Gravity we became. You can't see us, and unless you have a plane, you can't escape us. Bwa ha ha!
     
  7. colliewog

    colliewog Collies&Terriers, Oh My!

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    I took it from a science fiction book. It's a play on words on the word "honesty" (technically it's a place named by an ogre who couldn't spell) and since I'm an English major, it seemed to be ironically perfect!
     
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    I twisted a family name to make it sound more Scottish. I wasn't really keen on it at first, but wanted something to make a website with.

    Then other breeders started linking to my site using the name. Then when I was serious about the choice, it seemed impossible to undo all the links...so went with it. How glamorous. :)
     
  9. Vintage Boxers

    Vintage Boxers Boxer Buddy

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    I picked my kennel name from two different things....wine....(the VINTAGE of a wine) and from the fact i wanted to keep incorporating old (vintage) bloodlines into my dogs to preserve the things i have and bring new things into them.

    I think that the popular sire syndrome is leading us (boxer people) nowhere fast, and that revitalizing our breeding programs with the dogs from the 'back' of our pedigrees is going to put us farther ahead.

    That is where i got it!

    S
     
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    Mine was named for our Rat Terrier "KD". She passed away in my arms one night from something nobody could figure out what she had. I had just brought her home form the vet that afternoon and she is still with us under the oak tree in the front yard. It just seemed appropiate to name our kennels after her.
     
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    Mine is derived from my old, recently passed Golden/Brittney mix named Amber. She was 18 when we put her down this past year. When she was younger, she used to lie on the grond and let the Chihuahuas run all over her. So, I changed the spelling of "lay" to "leigh" to make it different and that was the birth of my kennel name....Amberleigh. My Border Collie name came from my love of Maine. I wanted something to do with the ocean and the harbors of maine we had visited....HarborMist.
     
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    puppydog Tru evil has no pantyline

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    I don't have a kennel, but if I did I would probably call it Nuthouse!
     
  13. vomdominus

    vomdominus Prey Drive's a BITCH!

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    Our foundation stud is Dominus Tiberius. Since I' sure that his bloodlines will be in my pups for generations to come, I felt that vom Dominus ("from" Dominus) would be appropriate.

    Plus, it just has a really nice ring to it. :p
     
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    I wanted a kennel name that was relatively short, easy to spell, easy to remember, and not breed specific in case I added a second breed someday. My first name is Robyn and my breed tends to be rather mischievious little "hoolums" so Sherwood fit the bill. :D
     

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