What’s in a name?
Perhaps a lot of careful thought went into naming your furry friend. Maybe you went as far as to cleverly name your Dachshund “Heinz.” Or, it's possible a more popular name felt suitable.
The top five dog names of 2011 were Bella, Bailey, Max, Lucy and Molly, according to Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. and Petfinder.com. Rounding out the top 10 were Buddy, Daisy, Maggie, Charlie and Sophie.
We want to know: What is your dog's name? How did you choose that particular name? Take our poll. If it is not on there, add it in the comments.
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