If you're like most dog owners, you've shopped for a dog using multiple avenues to find just the right one. By checking out the local shelters, pound, newspaper ads or even visiting friends who's family dog just had a litter, you finally found the right one.
Because it may not have made much of a difference to you whether it was a male or female, you wound up with a beautiful girl! Much like bringing home a newly born baby, bringing home a new puppy, or even a more mature dog you rescued from the shelter can be an exciting experience!
Until both of you get acquainted with each other, and you choose a name, you'll probably hear a lot of yourself yelling. . . Hey! don't go there!. . . Get your nose out of there!. . . . Do THAT outside! around your house. So that's why it's important to choose a name early on, and one that will suit both your family and your dog. That's why when it comes to choosing a great female dog name, taking the time to consider all name possibilities is important.
Although many owners will simply name their dog anything that comes to mind, be careful that the name you give her doesn't rhyme with something negative, possibly giving the neighbors kids something to taunt her with. Make sure also that the name doesn't sound like a common command, like Go, Stay, Sit etc. which will confuse her when it comes to training time. By taking these considerations, not only will your dog love you for it, but it will also avoid a mid-life name change!
What I've done with this article is to share with you what I feel are some of the better female dog names available in the doggie kingdom. Names that not only match a given dog's personality, but her appearance as well as names I felt just sounded cool. This list is by no means conclusive, just a way to get your creative juices flowing, as well as to start you off on the right paw.
Here's a few ideas. . .
Dog Names That Sound Small. . .
Bambi, Bugsy, Butterball, Button, Cuddles, Doodle, Gumball, Junior, Kewpie, Laptop, Munchkin, Nibbles, Nipper, Peanut, Peewee, Puddles, Putt-Putt, Squeaky, Squirt, Tinkerbell
Dog Names That Sound Big. . .
Big Shot, Boomer, Bruno, Grizzly, Hercules, Hulk, Jaws, Kahuna, Kong, Moose, Stallion, Wookie, Yukon
For Dogs That Are Black Or Chocolate. . .
Aurora, Coco, Ebony, Eightball, Espresso, Hoodlum, Luna, Midnight, Nighthawk, Phantom, Raven, Salem, Shadow, Star, Storm, Taboo
For Dogs That Are Blonde. . .
Amber, Autumn, Blondie, Chiquita, Daisy, Ember, Garbo, Goldie, Harlow, Meadow, Omelet, Paris, Sandy, Sahara, Savanna, Sunny, Zsa Zsa
Cool Sounding Names. . . .
Aspen, Azure, Capri, Charisma, Denali, Java, Mahala, Maui, Mignon, Nirvana, Pirouette, Rio, Sahara, Sierra, Taboo, Tiara
Other Female Puppy Names Ideas. . .
Latte: Possibly a good name for a black dog. Jalapeño: A good name for a dog with a sometimes fiery disposition. Crouton: Another good name for a small breed. Maybe a Chihuahua? Kahlua: I can see this name on a brown dog. Caviar: For a dog with expensive tastes. Maybe a good Poodle name? Bon Bon: I can see this as a good name for a small black dog.
It's easy to find great female dog names and considering that your dogs name will be used an estimated 15,000 times during her lifetime, isn't she worth taking a little extra time to pick a perfect name?
When Richard Livitski isn't busy finding Female Puppy Names , he's working on his dog names website http://www.dog-names-and-more.com where dog names and puppy names in all shapes and sizes can be found.