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101 of the Best Classic Dog Names of All Time

Dogs and mankind hooked up approximately 15,000 years ago.  Over the ages, certain names have stood the test of time.  These one hundred and fifty dog names have been memorialized in comics, literature, film as well as our national consciousness. Many of these names are unisex, referring to markings or beneficial attributes. Classic Dog Names From Literature and Music Argos:  Faithful dog of Odysseus Blue:  William Faulkner's Sound and the Fury.  Buck: Call  of the Wild's central character, Buck is a sled dog in the Klondike . Cujo: Stephen King's title character, Cujo, once a beloved family dog, turns into a rabid killer thanks to a bat bite. Fang - Hagrid's dog in Harry Potter, as well as White Fang by Jack London. Jip - David Copperfield's wife's dog and one of Dr. Dolittle's animal companions. Lassie - Title character of Lassie Come Home . Nipper - The dog listening to the gramophone with the quote, "His master's voice." Sasha

250 Rich Dog Names and Cat Calls

Famous Tycoons Make Rich Names for Dogs For many of these illustrious tycoons, just the mention of their last name brings instant recognition of untold wealth and fortunes that changed the course of a nation. If you would like to pal around with a mogul mutt or purebred prince, consider one of these rich dog names for your best friend. Bezos, Jeff Branson, Richard Buffett, Warren Carnegie, Andrew Croesus Gates, Bill Gould, Jay Green, Hetty Hilton, Conrad Hughes, Howard Hutton, Barbara Jobs, Steve Kennedy, Joe Midas Morgan, J.P. Musk, Elon Reeve Onassis, Aristotle Oprah Rockafella, John D. Rothschild Soros Pickens,  T. Boone  Tesla Tudor Vanderbilt, Commodore Windsor Pet Names From Slang for Rich and Riches When considering opulent names for cats and dogs, chose those that evoke images of the landed gentry of  the baroque era. These synonyms for the splendor of the rich as well as their riches make excellent dog names. Kitties will luxuriate th

150 Best Unique Names for Border Collies

Unique Names for Brilliant Border Collies The smartest breed known to man, the border collie's intelligence is matched most closely by that of the Poodle. Bred purely for instinct and the desire to obey orders, these dogs are little geniuses at determining what their master wants and how best to achieve it for them.   Schemers and stalkers by nature, they bend their stock and human companions equally to their will. These unique names honor the cunning talents of the preeminent performance dog.  Dodger Flair Forte Foxy Journey Keen Knack Maggie Noble Panda Prism Puzzle Raven Riddle Rhyme Rogue Rook Rune Sage Savvy Shift Shine Skein Skill Slick Spirit Toby Trek Trixie Twist Wily Wizard Worthy Catchy Names for Border Collies "The Gathering Dog" The border collie is one of only two true "gathering" breeds.  This means that the border collies likes to round up stock and bring them to their master.  You can see this

How To Manage Border Collie Shedding: 7 Savvy Tips

The Border Collie Double Coat The Border collie is a medium-sized dog breed with a striking double coat.   Long, slick weather-resistant guard hairs provide protection against rain and snow, while the downy undercoat provides insulation from cold, as well as protection against sun and heat. The guard hairs form a protective shell that allows air to circulate through the undercoat, keeping in warm air from the body’s heat during winter months, while allowing cool air to circulate beneath on warmer days, protecting the skin from the sun’s rays.   Matted coats hamper the coats ability to provide insulation and proper air circulation. This is a breed that tolerates cold better than heat; in fact border collies are increasingly being used as lead dogs on sledding teams in Alaska and Canada. Conversely, these high drive dogs need to be monitored for over-heating on extremely warm days. Border Collie Coat Pattern The Border collie coat pattern is referred to as Irish spottin

5 Best Dog Backpacks Reviewed | Pros and Cons for Your Dog's Build

Outward Hound Denver Urban Backpack Backpacks for dogs are becoming increasingly popular. For neighborhood walks, backpacks provide a sense of purpose, and encourage dogs to focus on the task at hand, expending more energy on their walks than they would without a backpack.   As an added benefit, dog packs can have a calming effect on dogs with fear aggression. They work much the same way the ThunderShirt does, by wrapping the upper body and applying the same soothing pressure to the dog's torso. For those who love to camp and bring their best friend along for the hike, backpacks allow your dog to carry his own weight.  Water, food, bowls and treats can be easily stored in the saddlebags.  If you are new to hiking with your dog, prepare him for long excursions by starting out on short walks with an empty pack, gradually increasing the load. Whether you are looking for a backpack for light excursions or long treks, there are several features you will want to t