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How did you choose your dog's name?

Gryff is short for Gryffindor. I'm a huge Harry Potter fan. I wanted to name him Quaffle, but that one got shot down.

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Sierra is named after the beautiful song called "Sierra Madre", which is a special song to my partner and me, Sierra means desert mountain range, which was exactly her colour as well when she was a pup, she's sable

PS: here's a huge Potter fan too!!))

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Nico: This is the temporary call name the breeder gave him (his whole litter had "N" names). We liked it, so we kept it.

Desi: This is the name his prior owners gave him. Their names were Ricky and Lucy, so it's pretty obvious how they came up with the name. We kept that one, too.
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Jasper was going to be Rudy- because as a puppy he had the coloring of a rain deer (rudolph) But when we got him home he just wasn't a Rudy... and rudy no, all the time started to sound like wuldy--- so we went back to the list and looking at him looked at each name and Jasper was a perfect fit---

When we got Cash I just knew that he had to be the "dog in black" named after Johnny Cash.

I love harry potter too--- I thought though it might be short for griffin

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Oscar was named after Oscar de la Hoya because we like boxing .

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My little dog with the big name "Callalilly" happened because I made the big mistake of letting my, then 4 y/o, name her. I think if I had another name at the time that I really liked better I would have insisted on it. But we call her Callie anyway so it all worked out.

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Dreamer & Tripp came to me with those names already. I really didnt care for them at 1st but i got used to it. Dreamer was named after a song & Tripp i think was named after a trip they took.

It took me a week to come up with Jax. I was at work and just kept going thru names & nothing seemed to fit. Someone suggested the name Jax & it was ok at the time. I cant say that i really love it though.

Tripp, Jax, & Dreamer
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I have no girl children, only boys, so choosing a girls name was tough for me. I wanted an L - to go with Laurie - and I loved the idea of a flower name. So that is where Lily came from. Then when Lexi came along, I just felt it needed to still be an L name, and I love the name Lexi.
When I was getting a boy, again, it had to be an L name, so I had Lance, Logan, and Luciano, but my son loves Logan from Xmen, and I love Logan from Gilmore girls, so that is where he got his name! Now that it is all said & done, I wish I had been more imaginative but I love my 3 L's!!

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When we found out we were getting a chocolate HAv, we were stumped with finding a name.Coco was out,as was Brownie.We almost picked Hershey,but then hubby found out that Duncan in Gaelic means dark skinner warrior,so we ran with it.

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Kubrick, obviously, is named after Stanley Kubrick who is my favorite director. When I knew that I was going to get a darker colored dog, I knew that Kubrick would be a perfect name as Kubrick (the director) had a full dark beard for part of his life and it made sense to me. Since he was my birthday present from my fiance, I got to name him whatever I wanted... though after I did, everyone agreed that it does sound like a cute dog name and it fits him really well! Plus, Kubrick responded to his name right away! He knew it was his name from day 1 and would always turn to us when called!

Also, some people do call him Stan when they find out his name is Kubrick but he doesn't care at all for that... he just looks at them like they're crazy. LOL!

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