Dog Names Ending in 'oo' in Pop Culture
Everyone knows who Scooby Doo is, right? He has been seen in his own Hanna-Barbera cartoon since 1969 and became the most popular animated franchise in the world. Every Saturday morning, you could find Scooby Doo and his friends Fred, Velma, Shaggy, and Daphne on your local television channel and now you can find them all over the television and in movies, books, or on the internet any day of the week. The group travels around in their van they call the Mystery Machine and help people who need it while keeping Scooby Doo happy and helpful by feeding him Scooby Snacks.
The plot of the show is still the same after all these years. The four teenagers and Scooby Doo, the Great Dane, would solve mysteries that typically were supposed to be ghosts but ended up being criminals or misunderstandings. Written by Ken Spears and Joe Ruby, the original series, Scooby Doo, Where are You? was just a Saturday morning cartoon on CBS but quickly rose to fame and was picked up by ABC and then the WB and Cartoon Network. Now there are five motion picture films and countless television cartoon episodes. The show has had two Emmy nominations in 1989 and 2003.
Boo Boo, the long-haired Chihuahua, was the World’s Smallest Dog from 2007 until 2013. Boo Boo, who was from Raceland, Kentucky, was 4 inches tall at the time, was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records until Milly, who is 3.8 inches tall, took over in 2013. Her owner, Lana Elswick said that Boo Boo was the size of her thumb when she was born, and she almost named her Thumbelina.
Boo Boo enjoyed six years of fame and attended many special events during her stint. She got to travel on several different occasions to meet other world record holders and to celebrity events as well. On Guinness World Records Day in 2007, Boo Boo got to meet the tallest dog in the world, Gibson, who was a Harlequin Great Dane. He was ten times taller than Boo Boo, but they got along furfectly.
One more famous dog with a name ending in ‘oo’ is Boo the Pomeranian. He is an internet star who had about 17 million Likes on Facebook as of 2016. Boo, born in March of 2006, is owned by Irene Ahn, who works for Facebook and became a star after Irene made him a Facebook page. His fame really took off in 2010 when famous vocalist Kesha sent out a Tweet that her new boyfriend was named Boo and linked to his Facebook page. By 2011, he had more than 5 million Facebook fans.
Irene also wrote a picture book about Boo in 2011, titled Boo: The Life of the World’s Cutest Dog, which has now been published in 10 different languages. Another book was written soon after, and there are plans for a calendar and children’s books as well. Boo is also the Official Pet Liaison of Virgin America Airlines and even has a Gund stuffed animal named after him!
Dog Name Ending in 'oo' Considerations
Okay, now it is time to come up with the furfect name for your new canine kid. Choosing the right dog is important but so is choosing the right name for that new furry family member. There are many ways to choose a moniker that would be a terrific choice for your little buddy. One of the most effective ways is to wait a few weeks and get to know your new poochie’s fursonality, habits, and traits. For example, if your new pup likes to act silly, you could choose Cuckoo, Goo-Goo, or Hullaballoo. Then again, if you have a lazy pooch, try Jackaroo, or if they sneeze a lot, maybe Achoo or Kerchoo would be good.
Many new pet owners will choose their fur buddy’s new title according to their size such as Moo for a giant breed or Wallaroo because it is a large kangaroo. Some pawesome small pup names are Boo Boo, Cashoo, and Peekaboo. If you have a jumpy dog, how about Kangaroo or Yahoo? Using your pupster’s coat color to choose a moniker for your dog is also a great idea such as Bamboo for a tan or beige canine or Igloo for a white dog. And if your dog sticks to you like glue, Tattoo or Metoo would be great choices. We found some cute names to get you started.