7 Puppy Naming TipsBy Jennifer McVey
You’ve picked out the perfect puppy. You spent hours on the internet, researching the right breed for you and your family. Then you went from breeder to breeder or humane society to humane society, meeting and greeting pups until you find just the right match.
Now what? He needs a name!
Over the course of its life, you will use your dog’s name more than 35,000 times. So be sure you’re picking a name you can live with and love.
With these seven simple steps, the key to finding the perfect puppy name is at your fingertips!
Dogs understand short
commands. Easy names with two or fewer syllables work well.
Take a look around you. Everywhere you are, you'll find a variety of terrific ideas on what to name your pooch.
At first glance, a couple things will stand out about your new puppy. Enjoy him or her for a day or two and take these into consideration.
your dog look like? His color, size, and personal style inspires a variety
of name choices. “Stubbs” would be a great name for a dachshund
pup. Or you may call a cream colored cock-a-poo “Buffy.”
If you want to go beyond the basics, many famous dog names or foreign dog names can fit the bill. Consider these favorite puppy names when making your decision.
Celebrity puppy names.
Today, pooches have more celebrity following than their famous owners.
Chew on “Lola,” a name used by both Hilary Duff and the Osbournes.
The choices are endless. However, with these simple tips and some thought, before long, you’ll have found the perfect puppy name!
Want to find a puppy name? The author, Jennifer McVey, uses her free time searching for common and not-so-common names for your canine friends. As webmistress of http://www.favorite-puppy-names.com, she delivers a comprehensive dogs name list along with great naming tips to help make the puppy naming process easy and fun!
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