New York Dog Names

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Introduction

New York is so much more than just the city.  It's a large state with a long history.  Dog owners and potential dog owners living in New York who wish to give their dog a New York inspired name have many options.  Some of these options are obvious references to the state or city whereas others are more subtle.  People who wish to give their dog a New York-themed name do mostly because they self-identify as New Yorkers.  New Yorkers are one of those rare breeds of Americans that identify as New Yorkers, not Americans.  Whether living in the state of New York or transplanted elsewhere, once a New Yorker, always a New Yorker and paying homage to their home state by giving their dog a New York inspired name is where it's at for them.

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New York Dog Name Considerations

New York has a reputation of having hard-nosed, quick-tongued people with dry intellectual wit.  The overactive, space-loving Border Collie might not exactly epitomize the self-confident, sagacity of a New York dog.  You also want to consider the size and breed of your dog when choosing a New York inspired name.  Apple, for example, is a great companion and small dog name for a female where Bomber seems more appropriate for a larger male.  Bethel, which refers to the town of the historic and epic music festival, Woodstock, seems more appropriate for long-haired dogs whose bangs cover their faces or even scruffy looking, beatnik-looking dogs that might remind you of a music and poetry-loving hippie.  Smooth coated and sleek-looking dogs, like Doberman Pinschers, are more suited to names like Lex or Madison while small, companion dogs, like the Maltese or Pekingese, can enjoy names such as Lolita and Rico.  However, no one breed or type of dog captures quintessential New York.  Any dog, of any breed, color, or size can be named a New York inspired names.  Choosing the best name for your dog is a big deal and considering New York locations, interests, and history can help guide you in choosing the right name for your four-legged friend.
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