Move Over, Rover
What to Name your New Pup When the Ordinary Just Won't DoBook - 2009
Dog ownership is at an all-time high and Americans spent $39 billion on their doggie friends in 2007. Celebrities carry their pooches around like an accessory, and dog spas and canine haute couture are becoming nearly as prevalent as upscale children's boutiques and nail salons. With the invigorated passion for our pets, it's only natural that run-of-the-mill names like Spot and Rover are passé. Instead, try naming your dog after your favorite superhero or literary figure.Move Over, Roverbegins with a personality test so you can determine whether your furry companion is a doggie diva, a jock, a wallflower, or even a cheerleader. Once you've got that figured out, there are hundreds of names suggested--with their meanings provided as well. Also included: how to teach your pup his name, make delicious homemade doggie treats, and sidebars on presidential, Hollywood, and historically popular dog names. Dog owners everywhere are sure to find a unique and imaginative name worthy of the newest member of the family.
Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter / Publishers, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 636.7 KIRKWOOD
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 18 cm