(Closed) Picking up our new puppy today-want to rename him-need ideas!!!

posted 6 years ago in Pets
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

How about Pluto? That was Goofy’s dog. Just a thought Laughing

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

For some reason, the picture makes me think “Charlie” but that doesn’t have any California roots.

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2017

I think dusty fits him. he looks like he has been rolling around in dirt! in a cute way! lol.

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 1996

Berkeley? Diego?

Post # 7
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2017

@Jijitattoo:  oh my god!!! I thought diego too for some reason!!! thats so weird!!

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I’m not too creative with names, but I wanted to tell you that when we picked up our “puppy” (90lb German Shepherd/lab), she had the name Stiptoe.  The rescue said that it had no significance, the foster mom just thought it sounded neat. Undecided

She’s Addie now.

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

@Jijitattoo:  I really like Berkeley. 

I’m not sure what type of name you’re looking for though. Personally, I like my pets to have “people names” rather than what most people think of as “dog names” (like Spot, Floppy, or any sort of adjective/description really). I love names, but we’re CBC so I usually choose one of my favorite names for pets. I love Carter, Jackson (Jack), Eli, and the list goes on and on. Lol

I think it’s great that you’re planning to rename him. My girl came from a sad situation and we renamed her. Anytime the old name, Sydney, is mentioned (like if someone asks what it used to be, which is rare since we’ve had her over two years, thankfully) she gets visibly upset, whines, etc. This went so well for her that we renamed our boy we adopted 6 months later also. He adapted quickly and well too. They’re our Jane and Avery now. 

Post # 12
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

how cute.  i like diego.  going that route i thought of ‘cisco’ as in francisco. 

Post # 13
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

Cali, Ciscio, Diego,Bernie ( San berdendido (sp)) Grom

PIck an actor 

Lol

Post # 14
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

How about Chudleigh and “Chuds” for short!…not Cali related at all, but it’s just so cute ๐Ÿ™‚

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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

@imalittlebirdie:  haha, like Arnold (Schwarzenegger)? OP, you could call him Arnie for short lol

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