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What's the best name you have heard for a dog??

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scarlettlips Fri 05-Aug-11 20:10:16

Today whist out for a walk...a dog owner was yelling for her dog in the park. At speed a Jack Russell called....Shackleton...comes flying out of some bushes.

Big name, small dog! IMO Brilliant grin

{{Appeals to NMHQ to add a Dog's Name Section blush just for fun..please!}}

kickingking Fri 05-Aug-11 21:44:48

I want to have a spaniel called Daniel.

I once met a collie called Polly. She was lovely smile

cryhavoc Fri 05-Aug-11 21:45:02

I know a tiny westie called Thor, and another called Radley.

Boydog is called Sirius. I wanted to call him Dumbledore, but DH wouldn't have it.

TheSecondComing Fri 05-Aug-11 21:45:10

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schroeder Fri 05-Aug-11 21:45:39

Our dog, when I was a kid, was called Gandhi. We thought it was quite good. hmm

CointreauVersial Fri 05-Aug-11 21:51:24

I knew a dog called Diesel. He was a grubby-looking black/grey/brown hairy mongrel, and the name suited him down to the ground.

nbee84 Fri 05-Aug-11 21:51:25

My Auntie's dog was called Costa - as in cost a lot of money!

Coolest names I know are two choc labs called Aston and Bentley smile

Eglu Fri 05-Aug-11 21:53:16

I used to work at a vets so have seen many strange names. My favourites were a westie called Dudley Mcstudley and a cross breed called Brian.

hellymelly Fri 05-Aug-11 21:53:24

I met a wirey grey little terrier called...drumroll...Brillo! Brilliant. And a cocker spaniel called Jarvis. I think it was Marianne Faithful who said one of her first memories was of a dog barking and a man shouting "down Mr Bone,Sir !".

ggirl Fri 05-Aug-11 21:59:06

Had a beardie called 'happy'

multipoodles Fri 05-Aug-11 21:59:29

according to my husband our next dog will be called 'Useless' as he says they are all useless!!

MmeLindor. Fri 05-Aug-11 22:04:53

Great thread.

Our dog is called Daphne but my favourite dogs names are:



Friends also had cats called Boris and Natasha

fromtheotherside Fri 05-Aug-11 22:08:50

Dolly-the pug blush

Elibean Fri 05-Aug-11 22:36:11

Mine was Dingo (he looked like one).

But my favourite one as per Milly Mollie (kids programme) has to be Puddles...

....which is what the dds want to call ours when we get it. Much as I love it, NO: its tempting fate grin

Elibean Fri 05-Aug-11 22:36:56

Just remembered a Great Dane I knew (soppiest, gentlest dog I ever met) called Tiny. And his best mate, a JRT, called Hugo (as in 'huge')

Eglu Fri 05-Aug-11 22:53:08

I used to work at a vets so have seen many strange names. My favourites were a westie called Dudley Mcstudley and a cross breed called Brian.

RollingInTheAisles Fri 05-Aug-11 22:59:32

A cat called Colin and a beagle called Bagel smile

rubyrubyruby Fri 05-Aug-11 23:02:55

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Milliways Fri 05-Aug-11 23:07:45

Stuart (a welsh springer)

Arnold (great dane)

BehindLockNumberNine Fri 05-Aug-11 23:10:42

I had a dog called Dillon. He was fab. We are about to adopt a lurcher called Sam. Not nearly as cool a name for a dog, but fine nonetheless.

There is a pony at dd's riding school called Dave. Love that!

baskingseals Fri 05-Aug-11 23:12:47

my friend's next door neighbours have a staffie called Posh.
it is a great name

spiderlight Fri 05-Aug-11 23:20:28

I know a Dave, a Dilys, a Doris and a Mabel, a rottweiler called Flea and a springer called Jerry.

One of our neighbours shouts every evening for two cats called Milly and Mandy. I wonder what happened to Molly.

spiderlight Fri 05-Aug-11 23:21:09

Oh, and a Tetley and a Sprout!

PadmeHum Fri 05-Aug-11 23:23:04

My beloved fawn whippet is named William. Def suits him smile

schroeder Fri 05-Aug-11 23:23:36

Lindor! Shroeder!?

Ripeberry Fri 05-Aug-11 23:25:56

I had a cat called Nimo, a rat called Rasputin (hooded rat), a black cat called Tatus.

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