I usually let my pets name themselves, for example I have a bllodhound named bashful, because when we first got her she would hide in a corner, and peek aroud from behind her ears to see us. I have a chocolate colored goat named kisses because she would kiss me on the chin when I picked her up to feed her. I had a cat named sultan because he had a white face with a black mustache, and goatee, have a white cat with markings like a butterfly on her head so we call her butterfly.
I just look for behaviors and markings that stand out and then pick words that represent that characteristic. until I find 1 that has a ring to it that I like
Max, Buddy, Sally, ... You can always name it now and give it another "nickname" later, based on its interests and what it does. For example, I have a cat who is 9 years old. I named her Whiskers then, and call her Twitchy because her back twitches sometimes, and call her Mushy, because she "got mush" all over her "mush" after she eats her soft food. Good luck!
Give it a one or two syllable name only. Something you can holler easily loudly to call it to you from a distance. And no cutesy names PLEASE! The dog won't know any difference, but anyone hearing you will correctly regard you as a doofus.
It would depend on the kind of dog it is. There are plenty of names, though... the hardest part is picking your favorite!
by kimrussell5 weeks ago
I had a friend years ago who named their Llasa "Useless." Cute name, but not appropriate for this dog. This little thing was far smarter than both her owner and me. After a painful break-up...
by Rosie Rose7 years ago
What is the name of your pet and how did you come up with it?My kids' cat's name is Tokey. I asked my daughter how they came up with that name and she said it comes from smoking joint. Instead of saying...
by icountthetimes18 months ago
My first ever pet as a kid was a budgie named Jimmy. He was very talkative and was a real part of the family. We once left a tape recorder on when we went out and he was coming out with all kinds of funny things we'd...
by Marcy Goodfleisch5 years ago
What's the most unusual name you've given a pet?My brother once named our cat "Mody" (pronounced "Moh-dee") because it sounded like it had a motor running when it purred. What are some unusual names...
by Thelma Raker Coffone11 months ago
What do you call your Mother?
by hecate-horus5 years ago
What was the name of your first pet and why?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.