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Name suggestions for cocker puppy :-)

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topbannana Sat 06-Apr-13 19:10:36

So today we met and picked our newest family member smile
"She" turned out to be a he in the end (we were not really bothered but our intention was for a bitch) and he comes home in 3 weeks :-)

So now we need a name. He is a working cocker and he is white with lemon patches (very like a mini clumber) So far we have a couple but had planned on bitch names so need inspiration. It needs to be short enough that it is easy to use when working. We normally end up with human names but are not bothered either way. So hit me with your ideas!

Algee1 Sat 06-Apr-13 19:16:03

Greek Goddess hunters (working link) and protector of small children.
Were due to collect our little GSP Arte today at 8 weeks, but very sadly she died before we had the chance.

out2lunch Sat 06-Apr-13 19:16:31

wink geddit

i like basil

Algee1 Sat 06-Apr-13 19:17:11

Oh by the way, being slightly odd but we thought we were having a bitch who was in fact a dog, but name suited so we went its it anyway!

3kids2cats2dogs Sat 06-Apr-13 19:37:32

ooo I love naming puppies:
my 2 are Dillon and hugo xx

archie, Ronnie, Wilson, Murdoch, Winston, harry,
barney, Leroy, jake, todd, milo, and my 3 year old dd says doggie doo!! and my 5 year year old dd says dribble!!!

good luck with a name xx

ILikeToClean Sat 06-Apr-13 19:39:00

No name suggestions as yet but YAY! Told you it would be ok! Will have a think...grin

tiredemma Sat 06-Apr-13 19:44:39

I don't have any useful names to add, but just wanted to say that this time last year (exactly a year tomorrow) we brought home our little black and white working cocker 'belle'. I always thought that people who referred to dogs as if they were humans were a bit mad! My word this little dog has changed our world, I cannot describe the love we have for her.
First few weeks were a bit like having a newborn baby in the house again- but she soon settled down.

Good luck with your new dog, I hope having this new addition will make your family just as happy as having belle has made us. ( agree this sounds like a mental statement but its utterly true!)

ILikeToClean Sat 06-Apr-13 19:44:50

Stanley? Mungo? Leo? Toby?

Sailormercury Sat 06-Apr-13 19:46:44


Gingerodgers Sat 06-Apr-13 19:51:45

My dog is called sandy. I think that is a good name . Good luck!

littlejo67 Sat 06-Apr-13 20:23:59

I like hero. Its good for either sex.

cathpip Sat 06-Apr-13 20:28:22

My cockers are called George and Arthur.

Mutteroo Sat 06-Apr-13 21:54:10

Sir Spudly!

This is not our pup's real name, but its become his name. He's terribly posh and he's a spaniel.

Wereonourway Sat 06-Apr-13 21:57:15

Love cockers.

How about basil!? Gem(or jem)?

I I got a dog I would call it Burt

Mutt Sat 06-Apr-13 21:59:26

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Schlock Sat 06-Apr-13 22:00:20

Doodle do. Or hoop.

farmersdaughter Sat 06-Apr-13 22:05:43

Bob or Dave.... grin

Bacon {please I dare you}
Bentley aka Ben

A real mix of names blush Any good or just plain bonkers?

TheCunnyFuntIsAGrittersFiancee Sat 06-Apr-13 22:16:18

MIL has a male working Cocker, named Flash, she also has a Springer x CKCS named Storm.

HormonalHousewife Sat 06-Apr-13 22:19:43

Dudley or barclay

AllOverIt Sat 06-Apr-13 22:19:45

Ooo I'm snuggled next to our 18 month old choc and tan show cocker. I love her so much.

I like Jasper, Sid, Hugo, Barney...

Enjoy him!!

ForTheLoveOfSocks Sat 06-Apr-13 22:21:54

Dfor. As in D for dog grin

TheSydenhamSet Sat 06-Apr-13 22:28:29

Chatting about pets with my ds age 4 on the bus in the week and he told me if he had a dog he'd call it pilot. Thought that was v cute smile

topbannana Sat 06-Apr-13 23:24:11

Wow, thanks guys smile
Some great names there, a couple of which we have already considered and several more that we currently or formerly had (DS, our current cocker and our Land Rover have all been mentioned grin)
Front runners from our list at the moment are Gillie, Woody, Ted and Harris.
I also like Toby, Jem and Arty (sadly DH and DS hate Arty sad)
<sigh> who knew it would be this difficult?! DH is as I write, feverishly riffling through old copies of The Field in search of inspiration :I

PS: so sorry to hear about your pup Algee you must be devastated sad

topbannana Sun 07-Apr-13 20:04:29

Quick update smile
We have a collar and lead, toys and treats courtesy of DS and a moderately expensive trip to Pets at Home. We also have a name...... Ghillie!
He comes home in 3 weeks and we cannot wait grin

TeaOneSugar Sun 07-Apr-13 20:05:50

I wanted to calls ours Toby after our much loved Springer but DD was dead against it, still my favourite spaniel name.

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