How many names does your dog have?

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Duke has many alternate names, and he recognizes them.

Duke
Dukus, the pukeus with the mucus
Dukie
Dukie-dog
Stinky
Donkey-butt (my wife thinks that he has a Shrek donkey-butt)
Donks
Coma-dog
whiney boy
Pooper

He has many more, too, and he responds to them. When I speak to him, he looks me in the eyes. He knows that I'm addressing him, no matter what I call him.
 

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yeah, same thing here, different names though. But I think it's not so much the name that he reacts too but more the tone of voice. Dogs are total experts in human body language and can detect minute differences that we can't. That's why they are our best friends, they totally figured us out long ago. :) So, in a sense they are a lot smarter than we are... ;)
 
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I don't own a dog, but my parents do. Their dog is named Reeses (chololate lab, get it?).

aka.
Reesey
Reese
Reesey-girl
Reeter-roo
Roo-dog
Rooter

I think that's about it.
 
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Our (periodic) neighbors from MA have an older rescue dog named Rhody and a young chocolate Lab pup named Moose. I call him names like "swamp donkey". He doesn't seem to mind, since every time he rushes me, I have to brace for impact.
 
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My animals always *evolve* through names until the one that fits best just sort of "sticks". My dog Ricco was best known as the "Fruit Bat".
 
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My wife's Great Pyrenees (140 lbs) is named Loki, but I call him "monster dog" (because of the size) and "idiot" (because of the drool).

He is my avatar.
 
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Daisy
Crazy Daisy
Lazy Daisy
Digger Daisy
Looney Tooney
Dog from hell

Get off of my chair or I will stick your tail in the paper shredder Daisy

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Suzy (real name),
Rooty,
Roo,
Roohay,
Shmoosy,
Raspy,
Snoozy,
Dog.

She's a yellow Lab so her goofy faces call for goofy names.
 
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I originally named my dog Jack, and that slowly got changed to JFK, and my wife named her dog Eleanor, which got changed to Ellie, then to E, then to puppy and then to dog. Quite a regression if I say so myself...
 
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Eddie
Edisto
Eddington
Edders
Eddles
Ed!
Freak-dog
Dammit Ed!
NO! Bad Dog!
 
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That's not my dog.
 

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