What's in a name??
My dog's name is Jake. But, when I got him that was definitely not his name. The shelter named him something ridiculous (Aynesworth) when he was brought to him because he was a stray. He responded really well to to the change name- it probably helped that he was only in the shelter for 12 days!
He's also sort of named after Jake Owen...go ahead and laugh, it's funny.
I am not a massive fan, but my Mom told me to name it after a country singer since I'm such a big fan. So we started naming country star names (Luke was the first one she said...), Jake just seemed incredibly fitting and it stuck.
However he also has a few nicknames that I apparently call him enough that he responds to them. They are:
What is your dog's actual name and what are some things you call them??