Do you have a nickname for your dog? (Maybe we should ask “how many nicknames do you have for your dog?”) For our recent My Dog’s Nickname contest, we asked DogTipper.com’s readers about the nicknames they’d given their dogs…and the results were amazing. With over 1,000 entries, we saw nicknames of every type but it seems that most nicknames fall into a few broad categories:
Names like Ravey Baby, Abber-Dabbers, Spotty Dotty and Toesywoesy were just a few we received that rhymed.
Nicknames that Referenced the Dog’s Size and Shape
Rolly Polly (guess that one could also fall in the rhyming category), Short-boy (a dachshund), Teeny (we don’t know but we’re picturing a Great Dane), and Lil Bits all made reference to the dog’s physical appearance.
Nicknames that Reference the Dog’s No-So-Great Traits
And nicknames like Shoethief, Demondog, Stinky, and Mischief all had a little bit to do with the dog’s less than desirable traits.
What about your dog’s nicknames? Leave us a comment below! (And in the interest of full disclosure, we must tell you that our dogs’ nicknames are Irie-Wirey for our dog Irie, Tiki-Biki for our dog Tiki, as well as Poochichi and Poochy-Woochy which serve both.)