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View Poll Results: What should I name my puppy?
Kuno (German for "brave") 6 15.79%
Hans 2 5.26%
Bimmer (would probably be kinda annoying to people) 2 5.26%
Hoffmeister (would end up being "hoffy"...) 0 0%
Zoso (Led Zeppelin reference) 3 7.89%
Gunner 4 10.53%
Panzer 2 5.26%
Alger 0 0%
Schnappi (after the little crocodile) 0 0%
Fritz 5 13.16%
Beavis 4 10.53%
Other (specify) 10 26.32%
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      12-21-2007, 07:47 AM   #23
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i named my dog ELVIS!!!!!!!
So, whenever he goes out, do you announce "Ladies and Gentlemen... Elvis has left the building." ?
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You could go to the gods, perhaps Thor.

Maybe music, how about Mozart?

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Actually, Mozart was on my list, as was Wolfgang. For Mozart, I'm afraid he'll wind up scratching the piano keys... for Wolfgang we'd probably end up with "wolfy"...


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I didn't vote for "other", although on second thought, it would be a unique name for a dog. Other than "other", Otto is a German name...


Dexter...isn't he a serial killer?
Otto isn't bad, but I fear it might cause him to go bald. Men named Otto are almost always bald.

Dexter - cool show.


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growing up we had a mastiff named odon,and a cat named thor. my neighbor has a german shepard named zeus.
Zeus isn't bad. Considered Caesar too, but that's been done a lot. Also considered Nero. None of those are germanic of course, but good.

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I named my Yellow Labrador "Bimmer". He loves it......
Yeah, but don't people beat you up? I think with a dog named Bimmer, you would be obligated to wear a light blue sweater tied around your neck.


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Hey LEDZEP,

some nice suggestions here!

Ok, so Mozart would be austrian, Thor would be greek.

Dexter, Clyde and Hasselhoff are definitely not german.

My suggestions:
  • Purzel
  • Rammstein (not!)
  • Rex (the classic german shepherd name)
  • Angela Merkel
  • Waldi
  • Bello
  • Hugo (my favorite for a male)
  • Boss
  • Enzo (really nice, but unfortunately italian)
But WTH is 'Alger'???
Dunno Dante... Alger was on a list I saw somewhere.

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Why not combine Hugo and Boss then?
Was afraid of a lawsuit!

Also considered naming him Wile E. Coyote. Could call him Wiley...
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I liked Zoso (Led Zeppelin reference) because 1. it sounds cool, and 2. it is something specifically suited for you.

you want something that sounds good but also means something to you and so that is perfect.
It is pretty cool, isn't it! I keep trying to figure how it will sound over and over... I don't want to fall into the trap of picking some cute name that doesn't fit well or pronounce well later on...

This is harder than selecting options for a new car!
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How do you say butt head in German? It's what I call my Springer Spaniel about half the time when tries to run up trees after squirrels.
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I would also suggest "Rex".. its a really classic name for german shepherd dog
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Buster (D&B haha!)
Rommel (no one will mess with him)
Page (LZ reference, but may be confused with Paige)
Gunther
Hans
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Stephan
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Einstein (OK, that was my sister's dog)
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I'm surprised no one has suggested the most logical name for a male German Shep....

ROLF!!!!!
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Kuno sounds nice, and unique.. im sick of everyone naming their fucking dog "lucky" WTF!!!

Kuno FTW man, do it
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name the fucking dog HITLER!!!!!!! how german more can you get!!!
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name the fucking dog HITLER!!!!!!! how german more can you get!!!
Very intelligent comment!

Ledzep, simply call him 'Zee German'.
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Kuno von Hofmeister

All settled. Kuno von Hofmeister. 6 1/2 weeks old and has been home for about 2 hours now. We got him a day early. Right now he is having his first nap.
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it should had been Hitler not Kuno von Hofmeister. sooo gayyy he is gonna be a gay dog now
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it should had been Hitler not Kuno von Hofmeister. sooo gayyy he is gonna be a gay dog now
.........Is that why he's sniffing your butt?

Best of luck with the new puppy! Don't forget to RTFM and break him in properly.
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it should had been Hitler not Kuno von Hofmeister. sooo gayyy he is gonna be a gay dog now
I think we're done with you now asshole. Welcome to the ignore list.
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Awww, cute!

Congrats, Ledzep! What a great X-mas present!
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