8 Top Tips On Giving Dog Names

Howdy, Dog Lovers!

Dog NamesOne of my good friends was walking with their dog when we encountered. The Dalmatian dog got the Molly name before, and he told me he felt himself weird at a time when he shouts that Molly-Molly. We just discussed over dog names when a woman came towards us with her dog; called Satan. Hearing this, my friend reassured that the Molly is a correct name. So, let’s see how we can get a proper dog name.

My Friend, one of the responsibilities you have when you bring home a new puppy is giving him a name. This may seem daunting task to you because whatever you call him; he will live with for the rest of his future.

Ideas for Dog Names

No question, you want the name to be the best; one that’s worthy of your special new puppy. Here, then, are some tips when it comes time to name your little guy or gal:

1) I suggest you, don’t feel you have to rush right into choosing. Live with him a while so you can get to know its personality. It’s hard to see what he’s really like until you get him home and watch him interact with the family for a bit.

2) Allow the whole family to participate in finding dog names. Your 5-year-old may surprise you by coming up with a wonderful name.

3) Remember that cute puppy names don’t necessarily fit when the dog grows into adulthood. “Smuggler” might sound sweet when he’s a 10 week-old fur ball, and just took your shoe five minutes ago. But, it sounds ridiculous when he’s a 75 pound manly dog.

4) Pick a name what fits the dog’s personality or maybe his behavior. Is he quick, sneaky, smart, spoiled, sweet, easy, or stubborn? Work those into names like Prince, Lucky, Rebel, and so on.

5) Don’t be boring or degrading with your name choice. I once had a neighbor who named his dog “Dimwit.” Maybe the dog didn’t know what it meant, but everyone else sure did and treated him accordingly.

6) Your dog’s name shouldn’t sound like other words you’re teaching him, or he will become confused. For example, “Kit” sounds an awful lot like “Sit”, and “Joe” sounds like “No.”

7) Some dog names are funny, but will they always be amusing? It might be a current joke that no one will “get” in a few years, or you might grow tired of it, in which case it becomes annoying rather than funny.

8) Another idea is to name your pup after a famous dog. Maybe there’s a dog with a great name you admire that looks similar to your dog. You can do an online search for famous dogs… or well-known people’s names for that matter.

If you can’t come up with something satisfactory, get online and look at one of the many dog name lists. There you will find more dog names than you’d ever imagine. Surely you can pick out a few great names the family can choose from and you and your dog can be happy with now and in the future.

Until next time,

Alex Sparrow

Alex Sparrow

Alex Sparrow

Alex Sparrow is a nature enthusiastic for more than seven decades. He was writing nearly 400 articles, reports so far about how to live with your dogs harmoniously.
Alex Sparrow