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I need help naming my dog!

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Post by Madeleine » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 12:46 pm

Ah she's lovely. Why don't you try out several different names and eventually you might find one that suits both you and her! When we got our last dog it was weeks before we settled on a name, and in the meantime we tried out loads of different ones, poor thing must have got really confused. I quite like Tori, though.
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Post by EC2 » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 1:06 pm

How about trawling a website listing character names from Dickens?
http://charlesdickenspage.com/characters.html

Biddy or Belle for example. Tigg (Tiggy) Ticket
With a dog's name you need the strong sounds for command - one of the reasons we went with fairly boring, but very training-centric Jack and Pip for our 2.

Good luck - and lovely dog!
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For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Post by Susan » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 3:05 pm

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]Or Vicky, Tori, Toria.[/quote]

Toria was the family nickname of Edward VII's daughter Victoria.
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Post by LoveHistory » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 7:21 pm

How about Phoebe from Eight Cousins and Rose in Bloom? It means shining.

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Post by Tanzanite » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 11:11 pm

What a pretty dog. I'm not good at coming up with names, but I"ve read that it shouldn't be more than two syllables (and one is best) for purposes of training.

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Post by Madeleine » Mon January 3rd, 2011, 11:28 am

Yup, it needs to be a short and snappy name, lol.
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Post by Vanessa » Mon January 3rd, 2011, 11:55 am

How about Lily or Hattie? Both names from the Victorian/Edwardian era. Or Alice or Grace?
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Post by Divia » Mon January 3rd, 2011, 12:24 pm

[quote=""Tanzanite""]What a pretty dog. I'm not good at coming up with names, but I"ve read that it shouldn't be more than two syllables (and one is best) for purposes of training.[/quote]

Thankfully the dog is already trained. Thats one reason I didnt go with a puppy. Dunno if I am ready for training yet. However, I may still get one.

The only thing I need to teach the dog is how to sit. She's a show dog and I guess they don't sit. Who knew! LOL. Well, she was a show breed, until she got a crooked tooth.
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Post by LoveHistory » Mon January 3rd, 2011, 3:51 pm

Nope, the dog never sits in a confirmation ring. Stand, run/trot, stand, move up in the line, close examination, run/trot, stand, placings, and a final run around the ring. That's the basic rundown. Of course there's more stand, move up, stand, move up with more dogs in the ring.

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