"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." That famous quote by William Shakespeare conjures up images that any name will do. But will it? How do you choose names for your dogs?
In our household, we all participate in thinking up names for our new dogs. However, when it comes to decision time, my husband or myself usually make the final determination. Otherwise, we would have more than just a pygmy goat named Princess Ariel Diamond!
At Paw Print Genetics, our online account management system allows you to put all of your dogs into your account, keeping your information and genetic testing results all in one place. We see some fantastic and imaginative names come through our laboratory. We thought it would be fun to see what names are most commonly used.
The top ten call names that we have seen in the laboratory across all breeds are: