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What’s in a name: Popular Southern Pet Names
Sep 26/16

What’s in a name: Popular Southern Pet Names Posted by: Hedi Hemenway | 2 Comments

What’s in a pet’s name? Well, nothing less than his or her identity, it turns out. Whether it’s FiFi or Killer, Moose or Tiny, the name we give our pet rests in our hands and their future, so it’s not to be taken lightly. So, with that in mind, here are some of our favorite Southern Pet Names, broken into categories, that we’ve used or encountered over the years.

Flowers: Magnolia, Daisy, Azalea

Animals: Bear, Moose, Cricket

Food: Grits, Biscuit, Honey

People: Colonel, Hank, Elvis

Places: Dallas, Georgia, Memphis

Colors: Red, Blue, Copper

 What are some of your favorite Southern pet names?


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By Paula Martin
Paula Martin was born and raised in Arkansas and received her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of New Orleans. She is a writer, teacher, mom, barefoot trail runner, martial artist, and free-thinker always packed and ready for the next adventure. 



Erica on October 06 2016 at 11:36AM


Rita on October 02 2016 at 05:14PM



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