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04/16/2010 12:54:41 AM · #1
Next week I'll be bringing home a new family member... a 12 week old chocolate lab/pointer x.... this little fellow needs a name so thought I'd throw it out there for some ideas. I like Gaelic names, Disney or other animated characters... quirky is fine, but it shouldn't be something he can't learn... I have one photo I'll try to post tomorrow, it's not great, he was wiggly and I usually had at least one or more pups in my lap while trying to take photos :P.....


04/16/2010 01:08:48 AM · #2
Frisky, JoJo, Frank Zappa, John Zorn, Alfredo, Tinkles, RoRo... any of those?
04/16/2010 02:39:12 AM · #3
"Ferris"... Gaelic for "a rock". And first name of the greatest film character, from the greatest ever film, Ferris Bueller's day off...

Or you could go with "Bueller". That way when you call him, it'll be "Bueller, Bueller, Bueller"... hahahaha
04/16/2010 08:10:17 AM · #4
Angus - excellent strength or vigor
Declan - full of goodness
Conor - dog lover or wolf lover
Quin - intelligent and wise
04/16/2010 08:16:19 AM · #5
My family used to have a yellow lab named Seamus.
04/16/2010 08:18:52 AM · #6
Albert
George
04/16/2010 08:28:40 AM · #7
Pictures! pictures! pictures of the new pup! "D
04/16/2010 08:29:28 AM · #8
Canon
04/16/2010 08:33:11 AM · #9
or Rebel! or even XS...
04/16/2010 09:57:11 AM · #10
Originally posted by LindaLee:

or Rebel! or even XS...

Or maybe "Flash" :)
04/16/2010 10:25:22 AM · #11
Just name him Dammit. That way when he tears up a pillow, eats a couch, or craps in your shoe you can easily just yell Dammit and he'll know he's done wrong.
04/16/2010 10:31:23 AM · #12
Name him Dixie.....That is a great name for a puppy
04/16/2010 11:15:11 AM · #13
I've told my wife I wanted to name our next dog Dio-ji. She says I'm crazy.
04/16/2010 11:18:50 AM · #14
Bob is alway a good name, have some friends with a dog named Bob and sometimes when they call the dog I want to answer.
04/16/2010 11:22:47 AM · #15
How 'bout Bacon or Crackling? Oh wait, those are pet pig names!
04/16/2010 11:36:31 AM · #16
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There were 7 dogs climbing on & around me, most were rather hyper pups so capturing pics was a challenge to say the least. My strap got chewed on and my lens licked & nose kissed several times LoL... loved it....

This is the best I got of our new baby... he's the taller, darker one on the right.

Message edited by author 2010-04-16 12:14:56.
04/16/2010 12:10:25 PM · #17
I love the "Bueller" suggestion! Haha.

Some of those other Gaelic names are great as well. Choose one with some distinct hard sounds that he'll be able to recognize (and that won't sound like other words he's likely to hear often.
04/16/2010 12:23:40 PM · #18
Originally posted by TrollMan:

How 'bout Bacon or Crackling? Oh wait, those are pet pig names!

I met someone once who had a pet pig named Sizzlean (pronounced sizzle-een, like on the old TV commercials). I thought that was hilarious.
04/16/2010 12:29:44 PM · #19
So I'm trying to update/change the images of the pups so they have smaller/no watermark and I can't seem to do that... help... please **sad puppy face**

ps. great name ideas... keep them coming ~:D
04/16/2010 12:38:04 PM · #20
Bishop
04/16/2010 12:41:34 PM · #21
So far....

Frank Zappa, Ferris, Bueller, Conor, Quin, (Albert or George will be my 2nd youngest's middle name if I can convince my ex... long story)...
Canon/Rebel/Flash are great :D, Dixie... isn't that a girl's name? I'd have to whistle Dixie then ;)...
Dio-ji is cute, does it mean something? I think I'd get tongue tied with that tho LOL...

Love to hear more ideas... lots of time left ;)


04/16/2010 12:43:05 PM · #22
Raster, Vector, Pixel, Leica, Flash...
04/16/2010 01:49:06 PM · #23
Alf / Alfie
Stan
Smike
Toby
Lenny
Boris
PJ
Cody
Ralph

04/16/2010 01:51:42 PM · #24
I had a dog named "Tree". Long story, but boy howdy, if got a lot of comments from folks :-)

R.
04/16/2010 01:54:45 PM · #25
How about "Wierzbowski" -- you could call Bowski for short.
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