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July 07, 2008

Bourjaily: Name My Dog

By David E. Petzal and Phil Bourjaily

The dog my son Gordon is holding in the picture is a 13-week old German shorthair that came home with us Saturday. He needs a name. The one he came with, “Fritz,” seems, at best, unimaginative for a German dog and at worst, so stereotypical as to be borderline insulting – kind of like naming him “Kraut” or “Jerry.”

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So, I’m holding a “name Phil’s dog” contest. The prize is a fine rubber handled folding knife from Marlin with a skinning/gutting blade and an interchangeable saw blade. It will be awarded to someone whether we use the winning name or not.

Anything goes, but as a guideline, the dog names should be easy to yell and not so precious that it can’t hold up to thousands of repetitions over the course of the dog’s life.

“Fritz” actually is a pretty good dog name by those standards. My 12-year English setter came with what I consider to be one of the finest dog names ever – “Ike” – distinctive without being precious, and extremely user-friendly at top volume.

This contest won’t last long, as the puppy needs a name. I’m eager to see what you come up with.

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from Visitor wrote 5 years 20 weeks ago

arme zucker, schiebe di ganz schuld uf ihn.. aba han ke anderi erchlärig XDD warharhar.. höre eze gschieder uf XD suscht.. artets us O.

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from r licata wrote 5 years 38 weeks ago

HIS NAME SHOULD BE HUNTER

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from DwLfroGA wrote 5 years 39 weeks ago

What about Echo, or Buck, or even something like Browning and call him Brown

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from Fred Borders wrote 5 years 39 weeks ago

I have a female German Shorthair; great dogs...her name is "Nuggett"a non-typical German Shorthair name...How about "Sniffer" for your dog?

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from Joe Jacobson wrote 5 years 39 weeks ago

How about "Autumn"

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from Jim wrote 5 years 39 weeks ago

RAMBO

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from eric M. wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

go with:BriqDoryRockyClickerjust a few off the top of my head.

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from jason motycka wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

jackson or saber easy to yell an dogs seem very receptive to it

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from David Feinberg wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Go with Rover - simple and tough

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from Dave wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I Like the name KING !! All my good hunting dogs have been named king. Because , he's the king of the field's and stream's.

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from Linda Elder wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Boon....it's a strong name & sounds good.TksLinda

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from Tim wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Raider!I like that one

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from Joseph Blakeburn wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hershey, look at the color of that head. Shout it a couple of times. It works. It won't be mistaken for anyone else or their dog. Let him decide - let him sniff a little. If he likes it, name him Hershey.

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from tom sharon wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

flash

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from nc30-96 wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Dakota?

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from MW Miller wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

While I like the idea of the Duck Commander in naming a dog "Reload" my 14 year old son says to name the dog "Kip." He is taking German in school and we lived there for 3 years while in the military --- Kip isn't bad. ~ M

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from Dr. Ralph wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

May I introduce.... "The Baron of Bourjaily". Baron for short.

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from Visitor wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Considering the ride we will be in for after the liberals take power -- try GARM. From the old Norse for the dog that guards the gates of Hades. Also the match for the name of the holding company that owns Remington -- Cerebrus.

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from Tinman wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Elvis. Call him El in the field.

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from Bill wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I named my German Wirehair Pointer Tule, and my dad has two, named Gretchen and Widgeon. Jaeger is also a pretty cool name. Only problem with these names is that they are all two syllables and harder to yell than something like Tug

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from J.C.Jacobs wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Cracker

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from Dennis Schatte wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Or Ruger

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from Dennis Schatte wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Brandy?

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from John Waller wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like the name decoy for a hunting dog. Easy to say and kinda funny.

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from trapshooter wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I can't believe no one has mentioned my GWP's name, Rusty!Your pup looks like a "Rusty".Plus, don't take a chance that another hunter in the field is named the same as your dog - I've seen this before. Dog on point, bird goes up, hunter in next field yells "FRED!!!". Fred (the human) misses the bird!

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from David wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Remember the show "Hogan's Hero", That was about a Prison camp in Germany.Hogan sounds good, orHero also, but remember the big German guard "Shultz" wouldn't be too bad either.

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from Ron Pinner wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

He's a good looking fella. Lets call him Bo.

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from corry aldridge wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

or tanner,skeeter

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from corry aldridge wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

baloo is a perfect name for your shorthair

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from deb wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Chester? Chet for short.

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from Dan C wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Cutter?

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from Ed wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I’m in no position to disagree with these experts. However, I am of the humble opinion that the first thing that you should teach your dog is its name. And, when it comes to a name, be cautious. I mean, you really don’t want to be out in the woods where there’s a bunch of guys in flannel shirts carrying guns, and you’re yelling “here Poopsie.” Besides, most experts will recommend using one syllable names, and “Poopsie” don’t work too well, least wise not in public places.

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from T.P. wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Duke

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from hoosier08 wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hey Phil / Gordon ,If he has any red in him how about Baron . For the Red Baron WW1 flying ace for Germany

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from Dan Belcher wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Slugger or Buckshot are perfect names.

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from Chuck Boise wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

how's Scout sound.After all that's what he'll be doing for ya!

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from Vince wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I would name him Fokker after the WWI airplane. I think it is a good name and when he is chewing on your favorite pair of shoes your wife won't yell at you for yelling at him.

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from Del in KS wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Strongheart after the great German Shepherd.SkipperSkippyStonewall Jackson, call him Jackson or Jack or Stoney after our greatest General.GeorgeGeorgieSphinxPharoahLenny

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from Dr. Ralph wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Bartholomew! I tried to name my last son this but my wife threatened divorce. Women...

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from dale freeman wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Von Drake of Bourjaily?

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from Dorance Fitzsimonds wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Bullet, to match a German Shorthairs speed and tenacity.GREAT HUNTING DOG.

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from Rick Bernier wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Patches

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from Ray Lowe wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Name the dof Linc- short for Lincoln- tough but easy to yell

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from Fray wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Butler

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from Don Worthington of Indiana wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I would name him Rangeror Tanner or Patton a friend has the same kind of dog he named him Payton and he can't play football

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from Pete Hansen wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Sage?

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from tanner wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Rommel or Pronto.

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from Jim in Mo. wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

on/ AKA, Brian;My sympathy to you. I never really shed a tear till my German Shepard Zig/Ziggie died. He was my close companion in a weird time for me.PS. Why don't you post with a name? Anybody can imitate you as such.

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from Bo wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

TAFF, It's a good country name

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from TAFF wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Good country name

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from Danny wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How bout Schnapps?

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from Ed J wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

BooHooorAArghcan't you hear it now, Phil on the porch in the evening yelling AAAARGH

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from Visitor wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Man if you can't name your own hunting buddy you don't deserve him. I just lost my Weimerreiner this past April after fifteen years and three months of great times in and out of the field. She even had the grace and dignity to die at 11:45 in the morning and saved me the pain and guilt of taking her in at 2:00P.M. to be put down. Her name was Sarah. Brian D. Roth

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from Rich wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

KleinA good strong German name and a maker of fine industrial tools.

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from Andrew wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hitler.My wife vetoed it while I was naming my GSP, maybe you could use it.

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from BRAD BROWN wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

call him jake that is a good name for a dog

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from diedreich wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

i think duchess would be good...or fieldmarshall erwin rommel lol

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from Barry Coomer wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

What a fine looking dog! As I looked at the picture of your son holding your dog, I took in the look of his eyes and the position of his ears. I especially like his color pattern. With an animal that looks as stately as this, I would call him "King". It just seems to have that ring to it and I bet in just a short time, he would respond to it rather well.

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from Mr.D wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about *** FLIP ***Look at July 9th 6:20pm

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from William wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

BossI am on my third generation (mother, son and son) of the same lab blood line. The names are as follows:1. Hiwood's Hilander (called Lander)then came,2. Hilander's Rivercity Hayden (called Hayden)and after recently putting Hayden down after 14 yrs. I have his son.3. Hayden's Rivercity Pit Boss (called BOSS). I'm from the rivercity Memphis where bbq is king.

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from remmy wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Komere ( pronounced come-here)

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from jake wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

bullet or buck

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from Craig wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Sir Pointsalot. He does look like royalty!!!!

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from jack wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Phil -If I win, please send the knife to Heavey. He may need it to scrape the dried "exploding deer guts" from the upholstery of his car.

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from jack wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

This should at least make the top 5:Trooper

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from Jonathan Kosharek aka vinny wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Red Rickster and Buddy Smith, are both bigots that have forgotten children may be reading these posts. and they need to keep those comments to themselves or be forever thought of as two clue less BIGOTS!!!! this is a fun family of outdoorsmen & women making CLEAN suggestions as to a BOY naming his new pet!And their comments are not part of free speech. as i had to explain as cleanly as possiable to my 5 year old nephew what some of those words mean and that i think Both of those LOOSERS need to appolgize to the readers for their comments!!!!!!!

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from Bill Ennis wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Phil,The name should match the dogs personality or to the story of how you acquired the dog in the first place. Good luck. I suggest.REBEL

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from Jonathan Kosharek aka vinny wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

how about....Baron von RemingtonHenrichSmokeyHermanRustyVincentRuckusRandolphJakeJacobJockRemingtonWinchesterSnickersRockyNormanGusput Baron von or Sir infront of almost any name ie: Sir Ruckusor Baron von Ruckus on the papers and just call the dog RuckusGood Luck with the dogs name

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from Jeffrey Boudreau wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

The dog should be name Jasper...that seems to be the best...

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from tlemons wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

going with the prize theme why not "MARLIN"?

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from Limit wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Limit,So when you are coming out of the field, You can always say I got my "Limit"

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from joshd wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Haun (sounds Hawn)i believe it is german for rooster. that is what my dad named his dog anyhow.or else Charlie or Chuck.

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from Joseph Anderson wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I've owned dogs named "Trucker", and "Digger" I always named my dogs depending on their personality. I'm sure when you find a name that suits it will be the same.

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from dale freeman wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Eli(ee lie) looks like he's goingto lie to ya.

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from David Savage wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Shatz or ShatzieGood and German

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from Shatz or Shatzie wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

My all time favorite is Damit; as in get off the sofa Damit!

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from JPinUP wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hero

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from rk wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I wish someone was monitoring this site since some comments have been disgusting and offensive and do not relate to the subject at hand. Anyway there are lots of repeats here and not much originality anymore so don't you think it's time for a decision? Thanks.

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from austin koehler wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

DUKE

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from Pat wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

"Red" -is the name I thought of when I looked at the dog.

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from bob&emma wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Phil I will suggest ADICUS with the use of "ADDIE" as a call name. This is a German name for strong and noble. I am very happy for you. A good dog is truly a blessing. Is he related to Hilde? Another idea is Laddy: after my Grandfather's beagle circa 1950. I was young & only hunted a few times with him. He was a great dog & an outstanding hunter. He was remembered and talked about long after he passed away. Pap always said "best beagle ever".

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from JT Abbott wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Barkley or Stoli. I even like the name Roman. I would sugest studing the puppy to see what he looks like his name should be.Good luck. Keep us posted on what you decide.

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from I like the name Miller wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I really like the name MILLER, it's German and easy to say over and over, plus it sounds masculine.

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from Duck Creek Dick wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

If you would do honor to a Field and Stream icon, Ted Trueblood, name the pup "Rip".

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from CJ wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

That Buddy Smith posting above... Now that's a real smart feller . Or is he a real fart smeller?

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from Roger wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Name for Dog: Beauregard or "Bo" for short.

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from Brian Keen wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Varmint.Buckshot.Goober.

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from KT Taylor wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I've always had Bocephus in mind for a dog's name. Could use "Bo" for short. I currently name my German Shepherds after the liquor I drink, ie....Cuervo, JD, Jaeger and Meister.

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from Visitor wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I'm surprised that people use so little creativity related to their own ethnicity when choosing names. My last name is Irish. I chose Irish first names for my kids as well as our black lab. Her name is Kayla, a derivative of the Gaelic, Cieli. Katy and other similar sounding names also come from the same root name. I think you should pick something related to your own ethnic background that makes sense with your last name, or else something German to match the dog's genetic underpinnings. The notion of another, "Jake" or "Buck" or "Magnum" or "Gunner" makes me ill. Now Gunnar makes some sense but it sounds like "Gunner." I suppose if you wear camo t-shirts all day it makes sense. Just because it's an animal doesn't mean you can't treat the naming process like you would with a child. I abhor the "Justin," "Chelsea," or whatever the current fad is. Go with an historical or ethnic match for that fine animal.

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from Henry Tamminga wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hank works too

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from Henry Tamminga wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Name him rambo or ruger

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from Orville wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Pointer

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from George T. wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hank

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from Stewart wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Here are some German words I thought might make fitting bird dog names. I think the one for faithful is the hardest one to condense or call out so it is my least favorite with my favorite just being the vogelhund, I think it sounds regal.vogelhund - bird dogZeiger - pointerBegleiter - companionzuverlässig - faithful

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from TODD wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Brewster Moon or "Brew" for short."This is my yellow labs name.My son used the moon part for the tale,"I see the moon and the moon sees me, God bless the moon and God bless me".The Brew part is perfect for a german dog.

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from Devin Meister wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

(insert kennel reference) Otto-matic bird machine, call name OttoI like Amos and Eli as short two-sylablle call names.

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from Devin Meister wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

(insert kennel reference) Otto-matic bird machine, call name OttoI like Amos and Elias short two-sylablle call names.

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from JB wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Dryfuss or Otis (my man)

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from Susie wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Rock? A good strong name.

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from Mike Williams wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

"Gage"... different spelling of course, but you can still call him "twelve" for short.

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from mike wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

guinness... yea guinness!

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from daniel hall wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

a good name for a hunting houndis trigger.

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from daniel hall wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

a good name for a hunting hound is trigger.

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from mitch wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

(Dutch) was a red bone we got from a old German, Dad named him DUTCH, Best hunting dog we had.

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from tony papale wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

how about Aulf after the germanpolice dog that was shot and killed while on duty in Pittsburgh this year. Aulf took a bullet that saved the lifes of twoPittsburgh police officers that return fire killing an armed gunman.

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from Steve wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

There's only one name for your hunting dog and it's Gunner!

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from airforcewx wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I would recommend Einstein. It hits the German heritige side of things as well as being able to point out his intelligence.

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from Don Ashmore wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How bout moe, just got a shorthair and her name i molly, love the breed

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from tammy wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Brodie

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from Gina Williams wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

"Chips" He looks like "Chocolate CHIPS" Sweet

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from kyle c. wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

otis, gus, boone, bosco or duke.

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from Christine Norman wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Tanner

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from Mike Williams wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

"Choco Chip"

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from Jack Ryan wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I always thought JD was for Just Dog.Bon would have to be for Bon Scott from the band AC/DC since these dogs are always wired up.I've had dogs named ButtHead, Odie, and ButtSpot. None of them seemed exceptionally intelligent butt they all had their moments.Odie saved the wife and kids from burning down the whole forrest when they were dumping ashes from the fire place. Later when the inevidable burst of flames and smoke started he barked himself silly until they came out and found it.Myself, I though he barked himself silly constantly just because he was stupid butt he convinced them, securing his spot on the porch and at the food bowl until the day he got hit by a train. How smart does a dog have to be to avoid a train? It's not going to come off the tracks and chase you down. One step left or one step right and you are safe. No, he has to run straight down the track to get run down right in front of the whole family.ButtHead is kind of self explanitory and But spot was an entirely black dog except for one white flag of a spot. Guess where.

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from Countertop wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I'm partial to Beau as well - though my Beaux (who passed this past Feb 9) was spelled with an X. He was actually registered McLeans's General P.T. Beauregaurd but we shortened it to Beaux cause my wife thought he was such a lover.His replacement, Rex, is titled Deep Run Beaux's Mardi Gras Monarch.I always try to build something into the name, and his sire was named after Elvis (the King of Rock) and his dam was Mardi Gras. Rex is latin for King and it just so happens that in New Orleans the Rex crewe crowns the Mardi Gras king . . . Which brings it all around.Don't know what this cuties lineage is, but I'd suggest you look at his parents and your interests and try to figure out what you call him and ewhat he'll be registered under and tie it all together in some memorable fashion.

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from Jeremy wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like Artemis the Greek god of hunting you can call him Art for short

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from Matt DeYoung wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I'd go with Remmy, has a certain outdoors ring to it and it doesn't ryhme with any commands, which is key.

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from Countertop wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I'm partial to Beau as well - though my Beaux (who passed this past Feb 9) was spelled with an X. He was actually registered McLeans's General P.T. Beauregaurd but we shortened it to Beaux cause my wife thought he was such a lover.His replacement, Rex, is titled Deep Run Beaux's Mardi Gras Monarch.I always try to build something into the name, and his sire was named after Elvis (the King of Rock) and his dam was Mardi Gras. Rex is latin for King and it just so happens that in New Orleans the Rex crewe crowns the Mardi Gras king . . . Which brings it all around.Don't know what this cuties lineage is, but I'd suggest you look at his parents and your interests and try to figure out what you call him and ewhat he'll be registered under and tie it all together in some memorable fashion.

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from Robert wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Samson - Sam for short

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from Greg wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Dufus. Most GSPs are dufuses, anyway.By the way, I have a GSP named Jaeger, and love him.But he is a dufus.

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from Verlin D. Zachary wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like Jaeger vom Bourjaily or if it is your sons dog: Jaeger vom Gordon.

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from Rick Thompson wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Butch

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from Sultan wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

sully,for nickname

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from nick wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

AMMO

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from Patrick wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

SHORTY seems to fit

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from Walt Smith wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Let your son name the dog Fritz. It will mean a lot to him.

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from Andrea wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Truck or Trucker

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from B. Cameron wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Owen.(as in "Garry Owen")

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from lance wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Or yeller. Short for Ol' Yeller

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from lance wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Rambo?

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from Herbert wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I think it would work. call him herbert and see if he likes it.

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from jim miller wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about "Marlin", since that is the name of the knife company who makes the prize knife??

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from Jenn Alexander wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

i think the name Trigger, cuz it sounds tough and I think he looks like he would like that name.

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from Gauge wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I think "Gauge" is a great name for a hunting dog, especially a German Shorthair. My family had a German Shorthair when I was a child, and we absolutely loved her!

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from Beverly wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

He's a pretty pup. It's always fun to get a new puppy. Have fun with him. I like the names: Bullet, Dakota, Gumbo, and Hotshot.

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from steve wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

My son and I have GSH bitches - Lily and Betsy. They are both the fastest dog we've ever owned. Bullet would be good for your dog. Yes, I do read Snuffy Smith.

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from ron w sutton wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Being it is your sons dog,One name comes to mind.How about "GOOD SON" or maybe just good old "DRAKE"?Another one might be"ZEKE" This has a high pitch and can stopped by a sharpe keeeeeeeeee.Good Luck

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from Dr. Ralph wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like Bird... but I need a new knife so stick with the idea of a name from the origin of your new family member's breed's country. YAEGAR. Two syllables YAAAAAAY-GAAAAAAARRR. German name means hunter.

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from Mack wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Gage

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from Jesse wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Ode is a great name for a dog. It is easy to yell and if you have a big voice it comes out like a bomb going off. It is good when you need to get a dog's attention. Believe me I have a dog named Oden and when I need his attention I yell Ode and he turns on a dime.

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from Kevin Fry wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

TimberYou can call for him in the woods at the top of your lungs and still feel manly!

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from BPC wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Two suggestions:I have a Bluetick Coonhound named Beau--one syllable, easy to say, easy to project when calling the dog but may be confused with "whoa".I have a friend who had a Lab named Gunther--a very good birder, I understand, who is no longer with us. While it's two syllables, it is easy to say and project with a voice of command and won't be confused with other commands.

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from Jack wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

European origin names like;KlausDracoRutgeror more contemporary;Deacon (Deke)TobyZachMaybe ask the pup and see what he likes best!

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from Mr.D wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

SlickSlinkyRoverSpotScottiCopperPennyKettleArfiDiamondStinkerTrouble

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from Bill wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Argusfrom, well you know where.

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from Peter Schramm wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

moose....is a great name

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from Melinda wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Dude

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from Scott wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Killcarney

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from Roger wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Zipper or ZipTuxedo or TuxDe-oh-ge D-O-G

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from wolfjaw wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

There can be no other name for a very engaging Bourjaily pointer than...are your ready for this...GUAGE

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from SHONDA wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about MAUSER?Others: Larry, Bob, Charlie, Sammy

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from Jerry wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Once I owned a Shorthair that looked like your new pup . Here in western N.Y. we used to hunt pheasants . Don't have many any more, not wild ones . Just stocked ones . October was the month "Tober" was her name .

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from Dr J wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hank

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from Lyle wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Casey,After the most honest dog I ever owned.CodyGunner

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from Zach wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Moses is a good strong name. You should go with Moses.

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from John De Long wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Running Rebel

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from Sigrid Eidok wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

What better name for a German dog than my sons name,HANS (meaning God in Gracious)It is a good strong Scandinavian name. When you hear the name Hans you think of a warrior going out for the fight.or maybeWOLFGANG (meaning advancing wolf)WOLVERINE (meaning wolf like)RAD (meaning thunder)HELMUTT (meaning Brave) can be one or two "t"KON (meaning Steadfast)Rouge (character in X-men)RemingtonODIS (meaning little wealthy one)SELIK (meaning blessed one)OrSLICK (meaning smooth and your dog looks smooth)Well good like with your new dog. train him well and he will be faithful for a long time. Many happy years.

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from al howard wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

KYZER is a german word such as kyzer wilhelm.

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from Kevin wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Holsten - Unique, easy off the tongue, and a German Landmark (Holsten Gate - A long standing icon).

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from Corey wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

wat about Hammer?

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from jason muhr wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Bonhoeffer.after Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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from MiB... wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Try Thaddaeus, why you ask? read below...ThaddaeusFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia(Redirected from Thaddeus)Jump to: navigation, searchThaddaeus or Thaddeus (Greek Θαδδαῖος) is a man's given name. It may derive from Theodorus (Greek for "gift of god") or from the Aramaic word for "heart" [1].The name has numerous other forms, including Tad, Tadzio, Thad. In Armenian, the name is Թադէոս [tʰɑdɛos] Tadeos, or (short form) Թադէ [tʰɑdɛ] Tadeh.

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from Lure Larry wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Rusty.You've got to like RUSTY.Its easy to yell and not too long. Look at the dog. It looks like RUSTY. A dog should be called what it looks like. A name with maturity and charachter. Warm but not silly.RUSTY!

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from Bigglennie wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Stan

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from don daloise wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

KODA.Works for me!

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from charlie Karp wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

TBone

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from paul wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Name him "DUKE"

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from Jason wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I knew a guy who named his dog Osso Von Osso, but he was a hop headed fruit from Oregon. My son Jack named his teddy bear Monkey Butt, and my son Zeke named his gold fish Fish Stick. So I'm thinking to keep the neighbors on their own land you should name him BITEZILLA. So as you can clearly see the men in my family are just a buncha Ozark Hillbillies with no taste when it comes to naming pets.

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from Mark wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about "Banjo"

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from Mr.D wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

NeedlesGood name for a dog which points

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from Mr.D wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Needles

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from Tony wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hurka: Pronounced "Huhd Kah" It's got a nice guttural sound and a hard consonant. I think it's perfect. It's the name of a type of sausage my in-laws eat made with liver and rice. I think that makes it sort of like dog food. This name is a real winner.

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from Dirty Eddie wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Spike

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from Rod wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about "HEY YOU".

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from Flip wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

HEY !!!! Bourjaily !!!!Make a freakin' decision here!! I'm tired of looking at hundreds of dog names, most of which the poor dog would be embarassed to answer to. The best suggestion I've heard thus far is to let your son pick the name. He and the dog are gonna be hunting together the best years of their lives. In fact, they're going to learn to hunt from each other, with a little help from you, so the best thing you can do is try not to screw either of them up. They're both pretty damn lucky to have each other. I wish both of them the best of luck in the years to come.

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from JT wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

SheldonWalterorSigmund(ok, I know, he was austrian)

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from pj wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

When is this dog getting named?

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from Michael Kirk John wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Glock, if it has not been mentioned, yet. Good luck on the final name.

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from BJ wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Jäger, or Jaeger. Spelled either way. Means "hunter" in German.

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from Josh wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

how about Toby

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from Josh wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Toby

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from Terry R. Hamm wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about a Cowboy western type name.MattDillionFestusDocHossBenJoe

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from Jennifer wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

RugerSmithWesson (Wes for short)BooneCrockett

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from Ted wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like the name 'Ammo' Another good one is 'Hagen' kind of redneck but it is short for Copenhagen.

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from Buz Busby wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Long time ago had a bird dog named Browser.... he just reminded me of a dog shopping for a quail...damn fine dog!

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from Sherri Tucker wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Here are a few that come to mind Gus, Hank, Shane , Odie, Bandit

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from Brian Gladden wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

JDI had a short hair he passed away after 14 great hunting years. JD is short for Jack Daniels...the dog.I also liked Goose, Drake, Chase, and Chance.Brian

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from Jackson Landers wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Mauser

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from Jennifer wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like the name Sage for a shorthair. Champ and Camo are good names too.

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from DaveM wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

You could call him "23" ... and then either 2 or 3 for a shorter nickname ?

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from Russ England wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Kodak,Scooby,Stonewall,or Ice and or Iceman.

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from Jason Park wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Thorn

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from Louise wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

ZACH ... and/or ZACHARY

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from TonyVL wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

MEL . . .BROOKSISAACFREERHERBHERMD MPOMPnot commonly used names, huh?

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from John David wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I have a few names here...One is "Gudrek"...Traditional Nordsman name from the period 930. Gunnlaug from period 1010 is another fine name. Here's a list and you decide: Olaf, Sigfus, Magnus--(THAT'S A COOL NAME), Gudmund the Excellent-(Yes, he was a real Viking from 1215 and yes, that was his name), Hodbrodd. That should help you out if you're still thinking of German/Nordsmen names. Otherwise, a good old fashioned name like "Bandit" would do....

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from DAN LEGACEY wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

i've had lots of dogs, from the name MIKE TO DAWG, but for this dog i'd probably call it CYCLONE, just cause the way they run around, when hunting.

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from Paul Mariman wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

If the dog shows potential why not name him "Hunter". It is kind of a motivational thing.

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from GRouse wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Gunter - "War or Warrior"Kuno - "brave"Deiter - "warrior of the people"Kaffee - "Coffee" GSPs are high octaneBlitz - "Lightning"Konig - "king"Gauner - "rascal, rogue"Wolf or Wolfgang

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from Marilyn Brown wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hope you enjoy your dog.Hunter would be a good name.BeauxRegard Bubba Brown (that's the Cajun Beaux pronouced Bo).Or you could call the dog Dillon (which means loyal or faithful)Good luck and good hunting!

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from Roy T wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How bout "Hindz" as in Hindsight or "Auto" as in autoloader."Winston" as in Churchhill. I've owned Shorthairs since I can remember so I'm partial to them. I presently own five..... Can't find a better dog IMO.

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from Chris wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Ranger or Major.

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from PATRICK Z wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Karma. but dont wear it out

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from Vann wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Marlin....

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from Jim wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I think your son will like "Dude", as in Yo Dude, (multiple meanings by using different inflections, but it always means treasured companion)

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from Thomas Hannaford wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Trigger

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from R. Kelley wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

There are several good German names for dogs, here are a few that I thought would fit him and the meaning of the word.AxelAmbros-divineBello-barkerBengal-rascal/ladDirk-people-armyEngel-angelHans-show-offHagen-man fenced inRomyViktorPicking a name for a pet has to be something that really just stands out and has to fit their personality I think; hope these are of some help to you!

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from JT wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Snuffler, Snuffy or Snuff for the nose and the 'snuffling' he'll do finding those birds!

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from mike wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Spaß [means fun in German]orSpiegalorSchatzy [little darling

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from Linn Mullin wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

My husband and I have a 9 year old German Shorthair named "Cody." Actually he has many names, depending on the situation, including one we gave him as a puppy that is on his AKC registration, "Chewbarker." May I suggest the name "CHASE" for your dog?

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from Patti Brown wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

SchamhaarI think this would be a great name. It is the German word for short hair and you can call him Sham. I think he is a great looking pup.

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from elkuw wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Mudhead

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from jim wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Bodie (pronounced BO' dee)

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from R Hammond wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

My dad had a very good friend who had a german shorthair. His name was Mike. He (the owner) used to travel during hunting season and give lectures (he was a neurologist). During his travel he would stay with old hunting and fishing friends and get in a few days in the field with Mike between lectures. They've all passed on but I'm sure they're all hunting and fishing right now with Mike keeping them in line.

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from G. Johnson wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

His name should be RIGBY!!!!!

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from Swanker wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Briley, as in the choke. There is no standard command that sounds like it so the dog will never be confused and you will get his/her attention with it. It is the name I use for my GWP, but you are welcome to it, too.

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from T. Amonett wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Cutter or Barlow.

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from Barry McGuyer wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

BEAR!!

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from Robyn K wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I think Zeke would be terrific!

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from Albert Braswell wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I had 2 Labs, at different times, and I wanted a name that went with a hunting dog without being too strong. I named them "Dakota". When you hear that name you think of some of the best hunting around. The name fits any dog good.

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from Pete Schmid wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I think "Tabor" or Tab for short would be a good name. It' origin is German and it means brilliant or shining.

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from Albert Braswell wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I had 2 Labs, at different times, and I wanted a name that went with a hunting dog without being too strong. I named them "Dakota". When you hear that name you think of some of the best hunting around. The name fits any dog good.

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from hoosier08 wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hello Gordon ,I should have mentioned Sarge is short for Sargent.They say its better to go with 1 syllable names for dogs.Its a strong word. Yell it out and you will see what I mean .

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from TSM wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Fleck ie spot

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from Calvin wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I really like the sound of the name TJ that I believe David suggested. Quick, clean and carries well on a windy day.This pup looks like a REX to me, though.Enjoy him!

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from Cindy wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Burlap? Call him Burr for short.

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from James G. from BassKicker.com wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

The German Shorthair Gordan is holding has great markings. I used to raise and train them years ago and fell in love with the breed as a hunter and a family pet. I noticed the dogs respond to some sounds better than others. You have to stay away from commands and names that have sounds that easily blend with other common words. Each command and name should be clearly distinct. My next Shorthair was going to be named Hogan. Easy to say and different from any of my commands. I guess I also liked it because of the old German war prison camp series called Hogan's Heros. Hogan was the smart and likable character like the dogs I trained. Anyway, Hogan was my next choice and I would be honored to see any good German Shorthair sport that trophy of a name.

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from John B. wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

LEFTY.Because "Lefty" is a nickname you'd give a close friend and that's what a hunting dog is.Because people will assume there is a story there, even if there isn't.But mostly, because what's better than "Lefty" for a dog that is always going to be at your side.

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from Troy S. wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I prefer mono-syllable names for hunting dogs. You will be using it frequently and at high volume. That said, I prefer European sounding names..."Thor" or "Zeus" would be my top picks for a European breed.Thor= god of War/ThunderZeus= god of Life

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from Tony wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

My two labs are named Gunnar and Ruger - both easy to yell, and hold up well over time.

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from Clay Dodder wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like the name duke, but as I saw it posted already you are welcome to consider my names. Walt, short for Walter or Clay. Good luck with your new dog.

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from Jeremy wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Since he is german call him "scheisskopf"

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from Dave Einerwold wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

With a last name like Bourjaily, steal a couple letters from it and call him BJ? Simple, effective, powerful. Besides every man deserves at least one great BJ during his lifetime. Added bonus, you just never know when your wife might answer when you are actually just trying to call the dog.

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from Larry Schoenemann wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like MONTY OR MONT for short. I like the name because it sounds aristocratic - intelligent. Which your dog is of course.

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from Don Adams wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Cracker.

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from WindyPoint wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about "CHANCE" (i.e. the pheasants don't stand a chance).

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from tulsavietneck wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Tracker or Thunder

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from hoosier08 wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Sarge

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from bill wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

max should do

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from Carel Two-Eagle wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I had a bird dog that I named "Bird" because no matter how I said it, I got his attention. When I was training him, I'd hold his head by his ears and whisper "bird. bird" close to one ear, then throw the dummy for him to chase. When I lost him, as happens once in awhile in tall reeds n brush, I'd call, "Bird! Bird!" No one else ever named a dog within my hearing "Bird", either.

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from Doobie wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Doobie

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from Chuck wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How About SEEKER?after all, isn't that what a hunting dog is out there helping you for?

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from The Kingwoman wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about either of these 2 names? Schultz or Klinger from Hogan's Hero's

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from William wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hoss

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from Fred wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Possible names from famous German-Americans:"Custer" - George Armstrong Custer"Rock" - John D Rockefeller"Babe" - George Herman Ruth"Levi" - Levi Strauss

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from Hank wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

That's it.Name the dog 'Von Ryan'Refer to his chases as 'Von Ryan's Express'and call him 'Ryan'But when somebody asks just say, 'Von Ryan'Anything but Bosco for crying out loud.

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from Hank wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

'Burg' short for Hindenburg.or 'Schnitz' for SchnitzelBut I would use, if you still care for the sounds of old blue eyes...'Ryan' as in "Von Ryan's Express"He looks fast enough to be an Express load.Also calling 'Ryan' very loud carries a long way.

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from Hal9000 wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I'm not questioning your word, Dave,but it's just not possible. I'm notcapable of being wrong.Dave, I don't know how else toput this, but it just happens to bean unalterable fact that I amincapable of being wrong.

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from WA Mtnhunter wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

FreakyFits most GSP I have seen. Name him Gone and get a Lab!

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from CJ wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Get a life fellas. Who care what he names his mutt?

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from JPinUP wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

dash

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from Woz wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Parker, you may or may not own a fine Parker shotgun. But you would always be able to take a Parker hunting. Or Merkel if you prefer. Either way it looks like a fine dog, I wish you may years together in the field. I have a German Wirehair Pointer, Heidi, who just turned 13 in June.

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from Longshot_34 wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Buddy or Bear

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from Bill Swoboda wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

i have always like the name Woof and all my doggies have been named that. it is not pretensious while retaining a certain ring to it. Plus no one forgets doggies name.Bill

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from im4hunting wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

He looks like a "Bosco" to me.

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from Scott J wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Got three GSP's myself, here are a few I think were good.DieselCammiTorqKnuckleheadDozerTankAll mine have been mistaken for tanks when cutting the puckerbrush for birds. Have fun with him.

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from Ferenc Toth wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I would call itNIMROD

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from chuck wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Had a Lab named Tug. Best dog I've ever owned (or been owned by). Easy name to scream.

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from Ricardo Rodríguez wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

RommelMauserBlitzkriegOttisHanzelGustaffSpitzerPanchoChico

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from C_Pratt wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Storm, great name, hollers well, has worked 14 years for my Beagle.

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from Bob Baker wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Klink? From Hogans Heroes

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from Kevan wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about " Fewster" pronounced fooster ?

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from Joe Messinger wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Maybe "Ruff" if you plan to hunt grouse with him? Well, it's better than "Steve". . .

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from JohnFNWayne wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like Tucker or Bailey.

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from Paula wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Tucker or Bailey

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from hiwayman wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Your a shotgunner, are you not? Name the pup for a shotgun. Browning just produced their millionth Citori.....thats too long. How about shortening it to a simple "Tori"??

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from Dom wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Roscoe

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from Duane wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I am willing to let you use the name of my now deceased GSP if you want to. Just call him Sam.Duane

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from Dr. Ralph wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Raised Springer Spaniels for a while and named each puppy after the shape of their spots. Like looking at clouds trying to figure out an object to match the coloring. My favorite was Kong... had a King Kong shape on his back. Well maybe it was Farrah, the prettiest bitch I had ever seen. Light brown eyebrows, fluffy curly long hair on her ears, absolutely a beautiful dog.

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from DavidS wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

we have a;ways named our dogs by their personality / or color. ie: PEPPY for our totally excited beagle, PUDGY, also a beagle, but a little pudgier, and less energetic. BLACKIE, a solid black heinz 57 dog. FROSY was BLACKIE's sister, but had "frost" on the tips of her toes. TIPPY, was my grandfathers dog, solid black with a white tipped tail. SANDY, she was the color of sand. MAGGIE, another beagle, was named after my aunt (every rule has its exception). KALLIE, was a calico colored dog. now looking at your dog, SPOT would be an option, also SPECKLES, (both of these are probably way over used). i dont know the personality of your dog, so it is a lot harder. if he likes to jump, his name could be jump, or jumper. if he flops when he lays down, flop, if he runs into things, crash. since you bought him to hunt, his name could be hunt, or hunter. you get the picture. good luck with your new pup, they make great hunting dogs.

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from mr.b wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

I liked an earlier post--but shorter.Rock.Rock of ages, Rock and roll, Rock steady, Rock Hudson, Rock the boat, Rock Balboa, Rock star.......you get the picture.........gluck!

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from Dr. Ralph wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Holy crap are all you people as old as I am or are they now showing "Hogan's Heroe's" reruns? I know nothing... nothing!!! Damn I forgot all about that, had to go to Jack's Hoosier Hunting site just because he made me smile.My dad always named any animal after the man he bought it from. Sam was our pointer and would kill everything that was not a game animal and then stand for days on point when it was game waiting for you to kill it. Perfect German breeding.Yaegar is a German name which means hunter... hope that knife is better than my Buck Zipper.

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from Burt wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

This is what happens when you come late to the conversation. All my ideas are taken, so I'd suggest "Q" which is short for Quail.

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from PDKMF wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Adolf... :)

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from joe wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

zig, ziggy,zigfried

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from Andrew wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Why not go Classical?How aboutZeusApolloor Hermes?

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from Mike wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

I once had a rodesian ridgeback hog dog named rooster. His name fit him well as he got older because he went blind and then deaf, and would do nothing but howl all the time. So if german shorthairs are prone to being blind and deaf in old age, maybe ole' rooster would suit him well.

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from Dale wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

I would chose the name HARLEY. It signifys STRONG, RELIABLE,and POWERFUL. I had a dog that we gave that name to; he was all of that for 13 years. My current dog's name is JACK; he is 9 months old, I couldn't use the name HARLEY ever again for one of my dogs.

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from Daniel Roberts wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

CooperAs in Gordon Cooper.

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from rich mitchell wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Sparky!I had a German Shorthair as a kid and we named him that because he was so energetic - something was always flying somewhere when he was up and about. He was so fast he actually caught three or four birds in flight in our backyard...

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from Clay Cooper wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Look at the paws on that mut! Going to be a big dawg!

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from Visitor wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

GOOGLED Bourjaily and it’s some fella last name

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from Steve wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Having two spoiled and extrememly hyper GSP's myself I would name him Spazz. Trust in 6mos the name will fit. If he hunts like mine do they are worth all the trouble. They will hunt till they fall over and have to be carried back to the truck

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from Roby wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Specks would be perfect

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from Walter wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Having owned and hunted with a German Shorthair and witnessed their explosive and incredibly directed skills ... you should consider the name "Howitzer" ...you can call him Howie for short.

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from Tyke wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

My friend has a very poorly trained SHGP - & after seeing what it did to the last pheasant it got hold of then ''Jaws'' may be appropriate.Before anyone gets upset, I also know many fine & well trained examples of this breed & spent a couple of enjoyable days shooting red grouse over pointers - including GSHPs ... But this thing of Bob's is crazy, although I suspect the dog isn't entirely to blame in this .....

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from Del in KS wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Phil, Here are a few more suggestions: Skeeter, Turbo, Cricket, Nimrod, Rooster,The best GSR I ever saw is my hunting buddy Bill's dog "Buck". That name was already suggested at least twice. Buck is an outstanding hunter, pet and member of the family. Your pup looks very much like Buck. I hope he turns out to be as good.

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from Bump wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

I really like "LUGER". It ties into his ancestral history and also ties into your column. A win-win; what everybody aspires to today

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from Will Kenley wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

"T-BOY". Two sylables that come out with just the right emphasis to get the dogs attention.

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from Pete wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

ChickOne syllable easy on the the dog when you're calling him.OrHoot

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from Brad wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

deiselbrownieluckymy dog is named jake works great he knows his name the other three are realy great names for a hunting dog but if you name him deisel you will be the only one in the group with that name and he or she looks brown so brownie really fits its a good looking dog enjoy

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from Zermoid wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Juke

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from DAVE2 wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

"BONN" LIKE BONN, GERMANY.

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from Mike_L wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

How 'bout "Drill" (short for Drilling)?

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from DWGriffin wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Major. As in Canis Major, Orion's hunting dog.

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from Wulffy wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Nugget. Definitely not common.

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from Dan Lundgren wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

JIGGSI had a yellow lab called Jiggs. Best dog a kid and hunter could have. Would be honered if you named him that.

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from sand creek charlie wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Just lost my 8 year old GSP to cancer last December, named Scout. Best dog I ever hunted with, from the old german lines that looked mure like a hound, at his peak weighed 93 lbs of solid muscle. If I get another short hair, you notice I did not say replace, I will name a male Fred, a female Gretchen.

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from Raymond wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Zip.A bowhunting buddy of mine has the nickname Zip, and no, it's not because he's fast or empty between the ears. His dad was a mailman.

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from as moeggs wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

SHEP

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from SilverArrow wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Reubenwhen you call him it would be unique: RoooooooooooooOOO-Ben!Und German, jah!SA

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from Visitor wrote 5 years 20 weeks ago

arme zucker, schiebe di ganz schuld uf ihn.. aba han ke anderi erchlärig XDD warharhar.. höre eze gschieder uf XD suscht.. artets us O.

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from r licata wrote 5 years 38 weeks ago

HIS NAME SHOULD BE HUNTER

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from DwLfroGA wrote 5 years 39 weeks ago

What about Echo, or Buck, or even something like Browning and call him Brown

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from Fred Borders wrote 5 years 39 weeks ago

I have a female German Shorthair; great dogs...her name is "Nuggett"a non-typical German Shorthair name...How about "Sniffer" for your dog?

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from Joe Jacobson wrote 5 years 39 weeks ago

How about "Autumn"

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from Jim wrote 5 years 39 weeks ago

RAMBO

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from eric M. wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

go with:BriqDoryRockyClickerjust a few off the top of my head.

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from jason motycka wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

jackson or saber easy to yell an dogs seem very receptive to it

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from David Feinberg wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Go with Rover - simple and tough

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from Dave wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I Like the name KING !! All my good hunting dogs have been named king. Because , he's the king of the field's and stream's.

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from Linda Elder wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Boon....it's a strong name & sounds good.TksLinda

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from Tim wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Raider!I like that one

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from Joseph Blakeburn wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hershey, look at the color of that head. Shout it a couple of times. It works. It won't be mistaken for anyone else or their dog. Let him decide - let him sniff a little. If he likes it, name him Hershey.

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from tom sharon wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

flash

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from nc30-96 wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Dakota?

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from MW Miller wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

While I like the idea of the Duck Commander in naming a dog "Reload" my 14 year old son says to name the dog "Kip." He is taking German in school and we lived there for 3 years while in the military --- Kip isn't bad. ~ M

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from Dr. Ralph wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

May I introduce.... "The Baron of Bourjaily". Baron for short.

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from Visitor wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Considering the ride we will be in for after the liberals take power -- try GARM. From the old Norse for the dog that guards the gates of Hades. Also the match for the name of the holding company that owns Remington -- Cerebrus.

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from Tinman wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Elvis. Call him El in the field.

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from Bill wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I named my German Wirehair Pointer Tule, and my dad has two, named Gretchen and Widgeon. Jaeger is also a pretty cool name. Only problem with these names is that they are all two syllables and harder to yell than something like Tug

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from J.C.Jacobs wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Cracker

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from Dennis Schatte wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Or Ruger

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from Dennis Schatte wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Brandy?

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from John Waller wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like the name decoy for a hunting dog. Easy to say and kinda funny.

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from trapshooter wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I can't believe no one has mentioned my GWP's name, Rusty!Your pup looks like a "Rusty".Plus, don't take a chance that another hunter in the field is named the same as your dog - I've seen this before. Dog on point, bird goes up, hunter in next field yells "FRED!!!". Fred (the human) misses the bird!

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from David wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Remember the show "Hogan's Hero", That was about a Prison camp in Germany.Hogan sounds good, orHero also, but remember the big German guard "Shultz" wouldn't be too bad either.

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from Ron Pinner wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

He's a good looking fella. Lets call him Bo.

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from corry aldridge wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

or tanner,skeeter

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from corry aldridge wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

baloo is a perfect name for your shorthair

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from deb wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Chester? Chet for short.

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from Dan C wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Cutter?

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from Ed wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I’m in no position to disagree with these experts. However, I am of the humble opinion that the first thing that you should teach your dog is its name. And, when it comes to a name, be cautious. I mean, you really don’t want to be out in the woods where there’s a bunch of guys in flannel shirts carrying guns, and you’re yelling “here Poopsie.” Besides, most experts will recommend using one syllable names, and “Poopsie” don’t work too well, least wise not in public places.

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from T.P. wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Duke

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from hoosier08 wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hey Phil / Gordon ,If he has any red in him how about Baron . For the Red Baron WW1 flying ace for Germany

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from Dan Belcher wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Slugger or Buckshot are perfect names.

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from Chuck Boise wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

how's Scout sound.After all that's what he'll be doing for ya!

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from Vince wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I would name him Fokker after the WWI airplane. I think it is a good name and when he is chewing on your favorite pair of shoes your wife won't yell at you for yelling at him.

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from Del in KS wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Strongheart after the great German Shepherd.SkipperSkippyStonewall Jackson, call him Jackson or Jack or Stoney after our greatest General.GeorgeGeorgieSphinxPharoahLenny

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from Dr. Ralph wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Bartholomew! I tried to name my last son this but my wife threatened divorce. Women...

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from dale freeman wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Von Drake of Bourjaily?

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from Dorance Fitzsimonds wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Bullet, to match a German Shorthairs speed and tenacity.GREAT HUNTING DOG.

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from Rick Bernier wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Patches

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from Ray Lowe wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Name the dof Linc- short for Lincoln- tough but easy to yell

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from Fray wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Butler

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from Don Worthington of Indiana wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I would name him Rangeror Tanner or Patton a friend has the same kind of dog he named him Payton and he can't play football

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from Pete Hansen wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Sage?

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from tanner wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Rommel or Pronto.

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from Jim in Mo. wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

on/ AKA, Brian;My sympathy to you. I never really shed a tear till my German Shepard Zig/Ziggie died. He was my close companion in a weird time for me.PS. Why don't you post with a name? Anybody can imitate you as such.

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from Bo wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

TAFF, It's a good country name

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from TAFF wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Good country name

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from Danny wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How bout Schnapps?

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from Ed J wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

BooHooorAArghcan't you hear it now, Phil on the porch in the evening yelling AAAARGH

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from Visitor wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Man if you can't name your own hunting buddy you don't deserve him. I just lost my Weimerreiner this past April after fifteen years and three months of great times in and out of the field. She even had the grace and dignity to die at 11:45 in the morning and saved me the pain and guilt of taking her in at 2:00P.M. to be put down. Her name was Sarah. Brian D. Roth

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from Rich wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

KleinA good strong German name and a maker of fine industrial tools.

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from Andrew wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hitler.My wife vetoed it while I was naming my GSP, maybe you could use it.

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from BRAD BROWN wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

call him jake that is a good name for a dog

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from diedreich wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

i think duchess would be good...or fieldmarshall erwin rommel lol

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from Barry Coomer wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

What a fine looking dog! As I looked at the picture of your son holding your dog, I took in the look of his eyes and the position of his ears. I especially like his color pattern. With an animal that looks as stately as this, I would call him "King". It just seems to have that ring to it and I bet in just a short time, he would respond to it rather well.

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from Mr.D wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about *** FLIP ***Look at July 9th 6:20pm

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from William wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

BossI am on my third generation (mother, son and son) of the same lab blood line. The names are as follows:1. Hiwood's Hilander (called Lander)then came,2. Hilander's Rivercity Hayden (called Hayden)and after recently putting Hayden down after 14 yrs. I have his son.3. Hayden's Rivercity Pit Boss (called BOSS). I'm from the rivercity Memphis where bbq is king.

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from remmy wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Komere ( pronounced come-here)

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from jake wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

bullet or buck

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from Craig wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Sir Pointsalot. He does look like royalty!!!!

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from jack wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Phil -If I win, please send the knife to Heavey. He may need it to scrape the dried "exploding deer guts" from the upholstery of his car.

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from jack wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

This should at least make the top 5:Trooper

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from Jonathan Kosharek aka vinny wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Red Rickster and Buddy Smith, are both bigots that have forgotten children may be reading these posts. and they need to keep those comments to themselves or be forever thought of as two clue less BIGOTS!!!! this is a fun family of outdoorsmen & women making CLEAN suggestions as to a BOY naming his new pet!And their comments are not part of free speech. as i had to explain as cleanly as possiable to my 5 year old nephew what some of those words mean and that i think Both of those LOOSERS need to appolgize to the readers for their comments!!!!!!!

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from Bill Ennis wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Phil,The name should match the dogs personality or to the story of how you acquired the dog in the first place. Good luck. I suggest.REBEL

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from Jonathan Kosharek aka vinny wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

how about....Baron von RemingtonHenrichSmokeyHermanRustyVincentRuckusRandolphJakeJacobJockRemingtonWinchesterSnickersRockyNormanGusput Baron von or Sir infront of almost any name ie: Sir Ruckusor Baron von Ruckus on the papers and just call the dog RuckusGood Luck with the dogs name

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from Jeffrey Boudreau wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

The dog should be name Jasper...that seems to be the best...

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from tlemons wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

going with the prize theme why not "MARLIN"?

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from Limit wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Limit,So when you are coming out of the field, You can always say I got my "Limit"

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from joshd wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Haun (sounds Hawn)i believe it is german for rooster. that is what my dad named his dog anyhow.or else Charlie or Chuck.

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from Joseph Anderson wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I've owned dogs named "Trucker", and "Digger" I always named my dogs depending on their personality. I'm sure when you find a name that suits it will be the same.

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from dale freeman wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Eli(ee lie) looks like he's goingto lie to ya.

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from David Savage wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Shatz or ShatzieGood and German

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from Shatz or Shatzie wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

My all time favorite is Damit; as in get off the sofa Damit!

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from JPinUP wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hero

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from rk wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I wish someone was monitoring this site since some comments have been disgusting and offensive and do not relate to the subject at hand. Anyway there are lots of repeats here and not much originality anymore so don't you think it's time for a decision? Thanks.

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from austin koehler wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

DUKE

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from Pat wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

"Red" -is the name I thought of when I looked at the dog.

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from bob&emma wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Phil I will suggest ADICUS with the use of "ADDIE" as a call name. This is a German name for strong and noble. I am very happy for you. A good dog is truly a blessing. Is he related to Hilde? Another idea is Laddy: after my Grandfather's beagle circa 1950. I was young & only hunted a few times with him. He was a great dog & an outstanding hunter. He was remembered and talked about long after he passed away. Pap always said "best beagle ever".

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from JT Abbott wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Barkley or Stoli. I even like the name Roman. I would sugest studing the puppy to see what he looks like his name should be.Good luck. Keep us posted on what you decide.

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from I like the name Miller wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I really like the name MILLER, it's German and easy to say over and over, plus it sounds masculine.

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from Duck Creek Dick wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

If you would do honor to a Field and Stream icon, Ted Trueblood, name the pup "Rip".

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from CJ wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

That Buddy Smith posting above... Now that's a real smart feller . Or is he a real fart smeller?

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from Roger wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Name for Dog: Beauregard or "Bo" for short.

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from Brian Keen wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Varmint.Buckshot.Goober.

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from KT Taylor wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I've always had Bocephus in mind for a dog's name. Could use "Bo" for short. I currently name my German Shepherds after the liquor I drink, ie....Cuervo, JD, Jaeger and Meister.

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from Visitor wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I'm surprised that people use so little creativity related to their own ethnicity when choosing names. My last name is Irish. I chose Irish first names for my kids as well as our black lab. Her name is Kayla, a derivative of the Gaelic, Cieli. Katy and other similar sounding names also come from the same root name. I think you should pick something related to your own ethnic background that makes sense with your last name, or else something German to match the dog's genetic underpinnings. The notion of another, "Jake" or "Buck" or "Magnum" or "Gunner" makes me ill. Now Gunnar makes some sense but it sounds like "Gunner." I suppose if you wear camo t-shirts all day it makes sense. Just because it's an animal doesn't mean you can't treat the naming process like you would with a child. I abhor the "Justin," "Chelsea," or whatever the current fad is. Go with an historical or ethnic match for that fine animal.

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from Henry Tamminga wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hank works too

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from Henry Tamminga wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Name him rambo or ruger

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from Orville wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Pointer

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from George T. wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hank

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from Stewart wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Here are some German words I thought might make fitting bird dog names. I think the one for faithful is the hardest one to condense or call out so it is my least favorite with my favorite just being the vogelhund, I think it sounds regal.vogelhund - bird dogZeiger - pointerBegleiter - companionzuverlässig - faithful

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from TODD wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Brewster Moon or "Brew" for short."This is my yellow labs name.My son used the moon part for the tale,"I see the moon and the moon sees me, God bless the moon and God bless me".The Brew part is perfect for a german dog.

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from Devin Meister wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

(insert kennel reference) Otto-matic bird machine, call name OttoI like Amos and Eli as short two-sylablle call names.

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from Devin Meister wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

(insert kennel reference) Otto-matic bird machine, call name OttoI like Amos and Elias short two-sylablle call names.

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from JB wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Dryfuss or Otis (my man)

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from Susie wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Rock? A good strong name.

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from Mike Williams wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

"Gage"... different spelling of course, but you can still call him "twelve" for short.

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from mike wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

guinness... yea guinness!

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from daniel hall wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

a good name for a hunting houndis trigger.

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from daniel hall wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

a good name for a hunting hound is trigger.

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from mitch wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

(Dutch) was a red bone we got from a old German, Dad named him DUTCH, Best hunting dog we had.

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from tony papale wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

how about Aulf after the germanpolice dog that was shot and killed while on duty in Pittsburgh this year. Aulf took a bullet that saved the lifes of twoPittsburgh police officers that return fire killing an armed gunman.

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from Steve wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

There's only one name for your hunting dog and it's Gunner!

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from airforcewx wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I would recommend Einstein. It hits the German heritige side of things as well as being able to point out his intelligence.

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from Don Ashmore wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How bout moe, just got a shorthair and her name i molly, love the breed

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from tammy wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Brodie

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from Gina Williams wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

"Chips" He looks like "Chocolate CHIPS" Sweet

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from kyle c. wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

otis, gus, boone, bosco or duke.

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from Christine Norman wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Tanner

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from Mike Williams wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

"Choco Chip"

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from Jack Ryan wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I always thought JD was for Just Dog.Bon would have to be for Bon Scott from the band AC/DC since these dogs are always wired up.I've had dogs named ButtHead, Odie, and ButtSpot. None of them seemed exceptionally intelligent butt they all had their moments.Odie saved the wife and kids from burning down the whole forrest when they were dumping ashes from the fire place. Later when the inevidable burst of flames and smoke started he barked himself silly until they came out and found it.Myself, I though he barked himself silly constantly just because he was stupid butt he convinced them, securing his spot on the porch and at the food bowl until the day he got hit by a train. How smart does a dog have to be to avoid a train? It's not going to come off the tracks and chase you down. One step left or one step right and you are safe. No, he has to run straight down the track to get run down right in front of the whole family.ButtHead is kind of self explanitory and But spot was an entirely black dog except for one white flag of a spot. Guess where.

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from Countertop wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I'm partial to Beau as well - though my Beaux (who passed this past Feb 9) was spelled with an X. He was actually registered McLeans's General P.T. Beauregaurd but we shortened it to Beaux cause my wife thought he was such a lover.His replacement, Rex, is titled Deep Run Beaux's Mardi Gras Monarch.I always try to build something into the name, and his sire was named after Elvis (the King of Rock) and his dam was Mardi Gras. Rex is latin for King and it just so happens that in New Orleans the Rex crewe crowns the Mardi Gras king . . . Which brings it all around.Don't know what this cuties lineage is, but I'd suggest you look at his parents and your interests and try to figure out what you call him and ewhat he'll be registered under and tie it all together in some memorable fashion.

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from Jeremy wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like Artemis the Greek god of hunting you can call him Art for short

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from Matt DeYoung wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I'd go with Remmy, has a certain outdoors ring to it and it doesn't ryhme with any commands, which is key.

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from Countertop wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I'm partial to Beau as well - though my Beaux (who passed this past Feb 9) was spelled with an X. He was actually registered McLeans's General P.T. Beauregaurd but we shortened it to Beaux cause my wife thought he was such a lover.His replacement, Rex, is titled Deep Run Beaux's Mardi Gras Monarch.I always try to build something into the name, and his sire was named after Elvis (the King of Rock) and his dam was Mardi Gras. Rex is latin for King and it just so happens that in New Orleans the Rex crewe crowns the Mardi Gras king . . . Which brings it all around.Don't know what this cuties lineage is, but I'd suggest you look at his parents and your interests and try to figure out what you call him and ewhat he'll be registered under and tie it all together in some memorable fashion.

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from Robert wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Samson - Sam for short

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from Greg wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Dufus. Most GSPs are dufuses, anyway.By the way, I have a GSP named Jaeger, and love him.But he is a dufus.

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from Verlin D. Zachary wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like Jaeger vom Bourjaily or if it is your sons dog: Jaeger vom Gordon.

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from Rick Thompson wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Butch

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from Sultan wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

sully,for nickname

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from nick wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

AMMO

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from Patrick wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

SHORTY seems to fit

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from Walt Smith wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Let your son name the dog Fritz. It will mean a lot to him.

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from Andrea wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Truck or Trucker

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from B. Cameron wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Owen.(as in "Garry Owen")

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from lance wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Or yeller. Short for Ol' Yeller

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from lance wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Rambo?

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from Herbert wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I think it would work. call him herbert and see if he likes it.

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from jim miller wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about "Marlin", since that is the name of the knife company who makes the prize knife??

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from Jenn Alexander wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

i think the name Trigger, cuz it sounds tough and I think he looks like he would like that name.

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from Gauge wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I think "Gauge" is a great name for a hunting dog, especially a German Shorthair. My family had a German Shorthair when I was a child, and we absolutely loved her!

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from Beverly wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

He's a pretty pup. It's always fun to get a new puppy. Have fun with him. I like the names: Bullet, Dakota, Gumbo, and Hotshot.

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from steve wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

My son and I have GSH bitches - Lily and Betsy. They are both the fastest dog we've ever owned. Bullet would be good for your dog. Yes, I do read Snuffy Smith.

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from ron w sutton wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Being it is your sons dog,One name comes to mind.How about "GOOD SON" or maybe just good old "DRAKE"?Another one might be"ZEKE" This has a high pitch and can stopped by a sharpe keeeeeeeeee.Good Luck

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from Dr. Ralph wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like Bird... but I need a new knife so stick with the idea of a name from the origin of your new family member's breed's country. YAEGAR. Two syllables YAAAAAAY-GAAAAAAARRR. German name means hunter.

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from Mack wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Gage

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from Jesse wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Ode is a great name for a dog. It is easy to yell and if you have a big voice it comes out like a bomb going off. It is good when you need to get a dog's attention. Believe me I have a dog named Oden and when I need his attention I yell Ode and he turns on a dime.

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from Kevin Fry wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

TimberYou can call for him in the woods at the top of your lungs and still feel manly!

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from BPC wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Two suggestions:I have a Bluetick Coonhound named Beau--one syllable, easy to say, easy to project when calling the dog but may be confused with "whoa".I have a friend who had a Lab named Gunther--a very good birder, I understand, who is no longer with us. While it's two syllables, it is easy to say and project with a voice of command and won't be confused with other commands.

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from Jack wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

European origin names like;KlausDracoRutgeror more contemporary;Deacon (Deke)TobyZachMaybe ask the pup and see what he likes best!

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from Mr.D wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

SlickSlinkyRoverSpotScottiCopperPennyKettleArfiDiamondStinkerTrouble

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from Bill wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Argusfrom, well you know where.

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from Peter Schramm wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

moose....is a great name

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from Melinda wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Dude

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from Scott wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Killcarney

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from Roger wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Zipper or ZipTuxedo or TuxDe-oh-ge D-O-G

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from wolfjaw wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

There can be no other name for a very engaging Bourjaily pointer than...are your ready for this...GUAGE

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from SHONDA wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about MAUSER?Others: Larry, Bob, Charlie, Sammy

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from Jerry wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Once I owned a Shorthair that looked like your new pup . Here in western N.Y. we used to hunt pheasants . Don't have many any more, not wild ones . Just stocked ones . October was the month "Tober" was her name .

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from Dr J wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hank

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from Lyle wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Casey,After the most honest dog I ever owned.CodyGunner

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from Zach wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Moses is a good strong name. You should go with Moses.

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from John De Long wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Running Rebel

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from Sigrid Eidok wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

What better name for a German dog than my sons name,HANS (meaning God in Gracious)It is a good strong Scandinavian name. When you hear the name Hans you think of a warrior going out for the fight.or maybeWOLFGANG (meaning advancing wolf)WOLVERINE (meaning wolf like)RAD (meaning thunder)HELMUTT (meaning Brave) can be one or two "t"KON (meaning Steadfast)Rouge (character in X-men)RemingtonODIS (meaning little wealthy one)SELIK (meaning blessed one)OrSLICK (meaning smooth and your dog looks smooth)Well good like with your new dog. train him well and he will be faithful for a long time. Many happy years.

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from al howard wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

KYZER is a german word such as kyzer wilhelm.

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from Kevin wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Holsten - Unique, easy off the tongue, and a German Landmark (Holsten Gate - A long standing icon).

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from Corey wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

wat about Hammer?

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from jason muhr wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Bonhoeffer.after Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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from MiB... wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Try Thaddaeus, why you ask? read below...ThaddaeusFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia(Redirected from Thaddeus)Jump to: navigation, searchThaddaeus or Thaddeus (Greek Θαδδαῖος) is a man's given name. It may derive from Theodorus (Greek for "gift of god") or from the Aramaic word for "heart" [1].The name has numerous other forms, including Tad, Tadzio, Thad. In Armenian, the name is Թադէոս [tʰɑdɛos] Tadeos, or (short form) Թադէ [tʰɑdɛ] Tadeh.

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from Lure Larry wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Rusty.You've got to like RUSTY.Its easy to yell and not too long. Look at the dog. It looks like RUSTY. A dog should be called what it looks like. A name with maturity and charachter. Warm but not silly.RUSTY!

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from Bigglennie wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Stan

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from don daloise wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

KODA.Works for me!

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from charlie Karp wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

TBone

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from paul wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Name him "DUKE"

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from Jason wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I knew a guy who named his dog Osso Von Osso, but he was a hop headed fruit from Oregon. My son Jack named his teddy bear Monkey Butt, and my son Zeke named his gold fish Fish Stick. So I'm thinking to keep the neighbors on their own land you should name him BITEZILLA. So as you can clearly see the men in my family are just a buncha Ozark Hillbillies with no taste when it comes to naming pets.

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from Mark wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about "Banjo"

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from Mr.D wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

NeedlesGood name for a dog which points

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from Mr.D wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Needles

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from Tony wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hurka: Pronounced "Huhd Kah" It's got a nice guttural sound and a hard consonant. I think it's perfect. It's the name of a type of sausage my in-laws eat made with liver and rice. I think that makes it sort of like dog food. This name is a real winner.

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from Dirty Eddie wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Spike

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from Rod wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about "HEY YOU".

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from Flip wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

HEY !!!! Bourjaily !!!!Make a freakin' decision here!! I'm tired of looking at hundreds of dog names, most of which the poor dog would be embarassed to answer to. The best suggestion I've heard thus far is to let your son pick the name. He and the dog are gonna be hunting together the best years of their lives. In fact, they're going to learn to hunt from each other, with a little help from you, so the best thing you can do is try not to screw either of them up. They're both pretty damn lucky to have each other. I wish both of them the best of luck in the years to come.

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from JT wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

SheldonWalterorSigmund(ok, I know, he was austrian)

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from pj wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

When is this dog getting named?

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from Michael Kirk John wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Glock, if it has not been mentioned, yet. Good luck on the final name.

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from BJ wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Jäger, or Jaeger. Spelled either way. Means "hunter" in German.

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from Josh wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

how about Toby

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from Josh wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Toby

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from Terry R. Hamm wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about a Cowboy western type name.MattDillionFestusDocHossBenJoe

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from Jennifer wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

RugerSmithWesson (Wes for short)BooneCrockett

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from Ted wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like the name 'Ammo' Another good one is 'Hagen' kind of redneck but it is short for Copenhagen.

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from Buz Busby wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Long time ago had a bird dog named Browser.... he just reminded me of a dog shopping for a quail...damn fine dog!

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from Sherri Tucker wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Here are a few that come to mind Gus, Hank, Shane , Odie, Bandit

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from Brian Gladden wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

JDI had a short hair he passed away after 14 great hunting years. JD is short for Jack Daniels...the dog.I also liked Goose, Drake, Chase, and Chance.Brian

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from Jackson Landers wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Mauser

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from Jennifer wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like the name Sage for a shorthair. Champ and Camo are good names too.

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from DaveM wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

You could call him "23" ... and then either 2 or 3 for a shorter nickname ?

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from Russ England wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Kodak,Scooby,Stonewall,or Ice and or Iceman.

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from Jason Park wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Thorn

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from Louise wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

ZACH ... and/or ZACHARY

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from TonyVL wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

MEL . . .BROOKSISAACFREERHERBHERMD MPOMPnot commonly used names, huh?

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from John David wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I have a few names here...One is "Gudrek"...Traditional Nordsman name from the period 930. Gunnlaug from period 1010 is another fine name. Here's a list and you decide: Olaf, Sigfus, Magnus--(THAT'S A COOL NAME), Gudmund the Excellent-(Yes, he was a real Viking from 1215 and yes, that was his name), Hodbrodd. That should help you out if you're still thinking of German/Nordsmen names. Otherwise, a good old fashioned name like "Bandit" would do....

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from DAN LEGACEY wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

i've had lots of dogs, from the name MIKE TO DAWG, but for this dog i'd probably call it CYCLONE, just cause the way they run around, when hunting.

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from Paul Mariman wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

If the dog shows potential why not name him "Hunter". It is kind of a motivational thing.

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from GRouse wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Gunter - "War or Warrior"Kuno - "brave"Deiter - "warrior of the people"Kaffee - "Coffee" GSPs are high octaneBlitz - "Lightning"Konig - "king"Gauner - "rascal, rogue"Wolf or Wolfgang

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from Marilyn Brown wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hope you enjoy your dog.Hunter would be a good name.BeauxRegard Bubba Brown (that's the Cajun Beaux pronouced Bo).Or you could call the dog Dillon (which means loyal or faithful)Good luck and good hunting!

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from Roy T wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How bout "Hindz" as in Hindsight or "Auto" as in autoloader."Winston" as in Churchhill. I've owned Shorthairs since I can remember so I'm partial to them. I presently own five..... Can't find a better dog IMO.

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from Chris wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Ranger or Major.

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from PATRICK Z wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Karma. but dont wear it out

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from Vann wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Marlin....

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from Jim wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I think your son will like "Dude", as in Yo Dude, (multiple meanings by using different inflections, but it always means treasured companion)

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from Thomas Hannaford wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Trigger

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from R. Kelley wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

There are several good German names for dogs, here are a few that I thought would fit him and the meaning of the word.AxelAmbros-divineBello-barkerBengal-rascal/ladDirk-people-armyEngel-angelHans-show-offHagen-man fenced inRomyViktorPicking a name for a pet has to be something that really just stands out and has to fit their personality I think; hope these are of some help to you!

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from JT wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Snuffler, Snuffy or Snuff for the nose and the 'snuffling' he'll do finding those birds!

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from mike wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Spaß [means fun in German]orSpiegalorSchatzy [little darling

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from Linn Mullin wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

My husband and I have a 9 year old German Shorthair named "Cody." Actually he has many names, depending on the situation, including one we gave him as a puppy that is on his AKC registration, "Chewbarker." May I suggest the name "CHASE" for your dog?

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from Patti Brown wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

SchamhaarI think this would be a great name. It is the German word for short hair and you can call him Sham. I think he is a great looking pup.

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from elkuw wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Mudhead

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from jim wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Bodie (pronounced BO' dee)

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from R Hammond wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

My dad had a very good friend who had a german shorthair. His name was Mike. He (the owner) used to travel during hunting season and give lectures (he was a neurologist). During his travel he would stay with old hunting and fishing friends and get in a few days in the field with Mike between lectures. They've all passed on but I'm sure they're all hunting and fishing right now with Mike keeping them in line.

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from G. Johnson wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

His name should be RIGBY!!!!!

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from Swanker wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Briley, as in the choke. There is no standard command that sounds like it so the dog will never be confused and you will get his/her attention with it. It is the name I use for my GWP, but you are welcome to it, too.

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from T. Amonett wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Cutter or Barlow.

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from Barry McGuyer wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

BEAR!!

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from Robyn K wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I think Zeke would be terrific!

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from Albert Braswell wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I had 2 Labs, at different times, and I wanted a name that went with a hunting dog without being too strong. I named them "Dakota". When you hear that name you think of some of the best hunting around. The name fits any dog good.

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from Pete Schmid wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I think "Tabor" or Tab for short would be a good name. It' origin is German and it means brilliant or shining.

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from Albert Braswell wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I had 2 Labs, at different times, and I wanted a name that went with a hunting dog without being too strong. I named them "Dakota". When you hear that name you think of some of the best hunting around. The name fits any dog good.

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from hoosier08 wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hello Gordon ,I should have mentioned Sarge is short for Sargent.They say its better to go with 1 syllable names for dogs.Its a strong word. Yell it out and you will see what I mean .

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from TSM wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Fleck ie spot

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from Calvin wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I really like the sound of the name TJ that I believe David suggested. Quick, clean and carries well on a windy day.This pup looks like a REX to me, though.Enjoy him!

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from Cindy wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Burlap? Call him Burr for short.

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from James G. from BassKicker.com wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

The German Shorthair Gordan is holding has great markings. I used to raise and train them years ago and fell in love with the breed as a hunter and a family pet. I noticed the dogs respond to some sounds better than others. You have to stay away from commands and names that have sounds that easily blend with other common words. Each command and name should be clearly distinct. My next Shorthair was going to be named Hogan. Easy to say and different from any of my commands. I guess I also liked it because of the old German war prison camp series called Hogan's Heros. Hogan was the smart and likable character like the dogs I trained. Anyway, Hogan was my next choice and I would be honored to see any good German Shorthair sport that trophy of a name.

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from John B. wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

LEFTY.Because "Lefty" is a nickname you'd give a close friend and that's what a hunting dog is.Because people will assume there is a story there, even if there isn't.But mostly, because what's better than "Lefty" for a dog that is always going to be at your side.

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from Troy S. wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I prefer mono-syllable names for hunting dogs. You will be using it frequently and at high volume. That said, I prefer European sounding names..."Thor" or "Zeus" would be my top picks for a European breed.Thor= god of War/ThunderZeus= god of Life

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from Tony wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

My two labs are named Gunnar and Ruger - both easy to yell, and hold up well over time.

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from Clay Dodder wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like the name duke, but as I saw it posted already you are welcome to consider my names. Walt, short for Walter or Clay. Good luck with your new dog.

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from Jeremy wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Since he is german call him "scheisskopf"

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from Dave Einerwold wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

With a last name like Bourjaily, steal a couple letters from it and call him BJ? Simple, effective, powerful. Besides every man deserves at least one great BJ during his lifetime. Added bonus, you just never know when your wife might answer when you are actually just trying to call the dog.

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from Larry Schoenemann wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like MONTY OR MONT for short. I like the name because it sounds aristocratic - intelligent. Which your dog is of course.

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from Don Adams wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Cracker.

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from WindyPoint wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about "CHANCE" (i.e. the pheasants don't stand a chance).

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from tulsavietneck wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Tracker or Thunder

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from hoosier08 wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Sarge

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from bill wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

max should do

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from Carel Two-Eagle wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I had a bird dog that I named "Bird" because no matter how I said it, I got his attention. When I was training him, I'd hold his head by his ears and whisper "bird. bird" close to one ear, then throw the dummy for him to chase. When I lost him, as happens once in awhile in tall reeds n brush, I'd call, "Bird! Bird!" No one else ever named a dog within my hearing "Bird", either.

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from Doobie wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Doobie

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from Chuck wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How About SEEKER?after all, isn't that what a hunting dog is out there helping you for?

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from The Kingwoman wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about either of these 2 names? Schultz or Klinger from Hogan's Hero's

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from William wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Hoss

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from Fred wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Possible names from famous German-Americans:"Custer" - George Armstrong Custer"Rock" - John D Rockefeller"Babe" - George Herman Ruth"Levi" - Levi Strauss

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from Hank wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

That's it.Name the dog 'Von Ryan'Refer to his chases as 'Von Ryan's Express'and call him 'Ryan'But when somebody asks just say, 'Von Ryan'Anything but Bosco for crying out loud.

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from Hank wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

'Burg' short for Hindenburg.or 'Schnitz' for SchnitzelBut I would use, if you still care for the sounds of old blue eyes...'Ryan' as in "Von Ryan's Express"He looks fast enough to be an Express load.Also calling 'Ryan' very loud carries a long way.

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from Hal9000 wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I'm not questioning your word, Dave,but it's just not possible. I'm notcapable of being wrong.Dave, I don't know how else toput this, but it just happens to bean unalterable fact that I amincapable of being wrong.

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from WA Mtnhunter wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

FreakyFits most GSP I have seen. Name him Gone and get a Lab!

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from CJ wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Get a life fellas. Who care what he names his mutt?

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from JPinUP wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

dash

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from Woz wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Parker, you may or may not own a fine Parker shotgun. But you would always be able to take a Parker hunting. Or Merkel if you prefer. Either way it looks like a fine dog, I wish you may years together in the field. I have a German Wirehair Pointer, Heidi, who just turned 13 in June.

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from Longshot_34 wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Buddy or Bear

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from Bill Swoboda wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

i have always like the name Woof and all my doggies have been named that. it is not pretensious while retaining a certain ring to it. Plus no one forgets doggies name.Bill

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from im4hunting wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

He looks like a "Bosco" to me.

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from Scott J wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Got three GSP's myself, here are a few I think were good.DieselCammiTorqKnuckleheadDozerTankAll mine have been mistaken for tanks when cutting the puckerbrush for birds. Have fun with him.

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from Ferenc Toth wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I would call itNIMROD

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from chuck wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Had a Lab named Tug. Best dog I've ever owned (or been owned by). Easy name to scream.

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from Ricardo Rodríguez wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

RommelMauserBlitzkriegOttisHanzelGustaffSpitzerPanchoChico

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from C_Pratt wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Storm, great name, hollers well, has worked 14 years for my Beagle.

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from Bob Baker wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about Klink? From Hogans Heroes

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from Kevan wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

How about " Fewster" pronounced fooster ?

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from Joe Messinger wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Maybe "Ruff" if you plan to hunt grouse with him? Well, it's better than "Steve". . .

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from JohnFNWayne wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I like Tucker or Bailey.

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from Paula wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Tucker or Bailey

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from hiwayman wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Your a shotgunner, are you not? Name the pup for a shotgun. Browning just produced their millionth Citori.....thats too long. How about shortening it to a simple "Tori"??

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from Dom wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Roscoe

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from Duane wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

I am willing to let you use the name of my now deceased GSP if you want to. Just call him Sam.Duane

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from Dr. Ralph wrote 5 years 40 weeks ago

Raised Springer Spaniels for a while and named each puppy after the shape of their spots. Like looking at clouds trying to figure out an object to match the coloring. My favorite was Kong... had a King Kong shape on his back. Well maybe it was Farrah, the prettiest bitch I had ever seen. Light brown eyebrows, fluffy curly long hair on her ears, absolutely a beautiful dog.

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from DavidS wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

we have a;ways named our dogs by their personality / or color. ie: PEPPY for our totally excited beagle, PUDGY, also a beagle, but a little pudgier, and less energetic. BLACKIE, a solid black heinz 57 dog. FROSY was BLACKIE's sister, but had "frost" on the tips of her toes. TIPPY, was my grandfathers dog, solid black with a white tipped tail. SANDY, she was the color of sand. MAGGIE, another beagle, was named after my aunt (every rule has its exception). KALLIE, was a calico colored dog. now looking at your dog, SPOT would be an option, also SPECKLES, (both of these are probably way over used). i dont know the personality of your dog, so it is a lot harder. if he likes to jump, his name could be jump, or jumper. if he flops when he lays down, flop, if he runs into things, crash. since you bought him to hunt, his name could be hunt, or hunter. you get the picture. good luck with your new pup, they make great hunting dogs.

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from mr.b wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

I liked an earlier post--but shorter.Rock.Rock of ages, Rock and roll, Rock steady, Rock Hudson, Rock the boat, Rock Balboa, Rock star.......you get the picture.........gluck!

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from Dr. Ralph wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Holy crap are all you people as old as I am or are they now showing "Hogan's Heroe's" reruns? I know nothing... nothing!!! Damn I forgot all about that, had to go to Jack's Hoosier Hunting site just because he made me smile.My dad always named any animal after the man he bought it from. Sam was our pointer and would kill everything that was not a game animal and then stand for days on point when it was game waiting for you to kill it. Perfect German breeding.Yaegar is a German name which means hunter... hope that knife is better than my Buck Zipper.

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from Burt wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

This is what happens when you come late to the conversation. All my ideas are taken, so I'd suggest "Q" which is short for Quail.

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from PDKMF wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Adolf... :)

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from joe wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

zig, ziggy,zigfried

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from Andrew wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Why not go Classical?How aboutZeusApolloor Hermes?

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from Mike wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

I once had a rodesian ridgeback hog dog named rooster. His name fit him well as he got older because he went blind and then deaf, and would do nothing but howl all the time. So if german shorthairs are prone to being blind and deaf in old age, maybe ole' rooster would suit him well.

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from Dale wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

I would chose the name HARLEY. It signifys STRONG, RELIABLE,and POWERFUL. I had a dog that we gave that name to; he was all of that for 13 years. My current dog's name is JACK; he is 9 months old, I couldn't use the name HARLEY ever again for one of my dogs.

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from Daniel Roberts wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

CooperAs in Gordon Cooper.

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from rich mitchell wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Sparky!I had a German Shorthair as a kid and we named him that because he was so energetic - something was always flying somewhere when he was up and about. He was so fast he actually caught three or four birds in flight in our backyard...

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from Clay Cooper wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Look at the paws on that mut! Going to be a big dawg!

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from Visitor wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

GOOGLED Bourjaily and it’s some fella last name

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from Steve wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Having two spoiled and extrememly hyper GSP's myself I would name him Spazz. Trust in 6mos the name will fit. If he hunts like mine do they are worth all the trouble. They will hunt till they fall over and have to be carried back to the truck

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from Roby wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Specks would be perfect

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from Walter wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Having owned and hunted with a German Shorthair and witnessed their explosive and incredibly directed skills ... you should consider the name "Howitzer" ...you can call him Howie for short.

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from Tyke wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

My friend has a very poorly trained SHGP - & after seeing what it did to the last pheasant it got hold of then ''Jaws'' may be appropriate.Before anyone gets upset, I also know many fine & well trained examples of this breed & spent a couple of enjoyable days shooting red grouse over pointers - including GSHPs ... But this thing of Bob's is crazy, although I suspect the dog isn't entirely to blame in this .....

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from Del in KS wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Phil, Here are a few more suggestions: Skeeter, Turbo, Cricket, Nimrod, Rooster,The best GSR I ever saw is my hunting buddy Bill's dog "Buck". That name was already suggested at least twice. Buck is an outstanding hunter, pet and member of the family. Your pup looks very much like Buck. I hope he turns out to be as good.

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from Bump wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

I really like "LUGER". It ties into his ancestral history and also ties into your column. A win-win; what everybody aspires to today

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from Will Kenley wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

"T-BOY". Two sylables that come out with just the right emphasis to get the dogs attention.

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from Pete wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

ChickOne syllable easy on the the dog when you're calling him.OrHoot

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from Brad wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

deiselbrownieluckymy dog is named jake works great he knows his name the other three are realy great names for a hunting dog but if you name him deisel you will be the only one in the group with that name and he or she looks brown so brownie really fits its a good looking dog enjoy

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from Zermoid wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Juke

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from DAVE2 wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

"BONN" LIKE BONN, GERMANY.

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from Mike_L wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

How 'bout "Drill" (short for Drilling)?

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from DWGriffin wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Major. As in Canis Major, Orion's hunting dog.

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from Wulffy wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Nugget. Definitely not common.

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from Dan Lundgren wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

JIGGSI had a yellow lab called Jiggs. Best dog a kid and hunter could have. Would be honered if you named him that.

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from sand creek charlie wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Just lost my 8 year old GSP to cancer last December, named Scout. Best dog I ever hunted with, from the old german lines that looked mure like a hound, at his peak weighed 93 lbs of solid muscle. If I get another short hair, you notice I did not say replace, I will name a male Fred, a female Gretchen.

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from Raymond wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Zip.A bowhunting buddy of mine has the nickname Zip, and no, it's not because he's fast or empty between the ears. His dad was a mailman.

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from as moeggs wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

SHEP

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from SilverArrow wrote 5 years 41 weeks ago

Reubenwhen you call him it would be unique: RoooooooooooooOOO-Ben!Und German, jah!SA

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