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Pet Care Resources: Naming Pets

A Veterinary Medicine Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information on a variety of general pet care topics.

Naming Pets Literature

103 Purrfect Pet Names. Pleasant Company Publications, 2000.

Blockton, Rita. Don't Call Me Rover!!: 5001 Names to Call Your Pet. Morrow, William & Co., 1997.

Bryant, Mark. The Cat Name Companion: Facts and Fables to Help You Name Your Feline. Citadel Press, 1995.

Cowing, Renee. Complete Book of Pet Names. 2nd edition. Fireplug Press, 1991.

Davis, Jim. The Garfield Book of Cat Names. Ballantine Books, 1988.

Donovan, John A. K., R. Annabel Rathman, and William Watson Denlinger. Gaelic Names for Celtic Dogs. Alpin Publications, 1998.

Durr, Kay. Ancient Egyptian Names for Dogs. Alpine Publications, 1998

Garisto, Leslie. Best-Ever Book of Dog and Cat Names. Henry Holt & Co, 1989.

Greenfield, George (Editor). The Complete Book of Pet Names: An ASPCA Book. Andrews & McMeel, 1997.

Jarchow, Lawrence. The Literate Person's Guide to Naming a Cat. Thorntree Press, 1991.

Jarrett, Gloria S. The All-Breed Dictionary of Unusual Names. Alpine Publications, 1998.

Lucaire, Ed. Famous Names for Your Pampered Pet: A Fun-and-Fact Filled A-Z Guide to Finding the Perfect Name for Your Pet. DIANE Publishing Company, 1998. [Previous edition: Harper Mass Market Paperbacks, 1996.]​.

Nicholson, Darlene. Not Another Spot!: Over 2000 Pet Names to Choose From. Centax Distribution, 1995.

Palmer, Alix and Robert Coole. Name Your Pet. Seven Hills Book Distributor, 1996.

Rees, Wendy Nan. The Name Game: an Eclectic Look at How and Why People Name Their Pets. Howell Books, 1996.

Shook, Carrie and Senett, Michael. What to Name Your Dog. Howell Book House, 2nd Edition, 1989.

Walker, Eleanora. The Best Ever Book of Cat Names. Budget Book Service, 1995.

Zerebco, Irene H. and Jackie Isabell. Magyar Names for Hungarian Dogs. Denlingers Publishers, 1998.

University of Illinios Animal Naming Pets Books

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