Long Gone Are the Days of “Rover” and “Fido”
Bella Wins Again
As you've probably guessed, "Bella," (of Twilight fame) is not only top choice for babies, but for pooches as well. Here's the top 5 of 2010:
Pickle von Corndog and Friends
While classic names ruled the year, there were some mavericks out there as well. Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. revealed a list of "Wackiest Pet Names," an amusing list to say the least. Included on the list were: Dog Vader, Virginia Woof, Hunkapapa Hunk, Lord Chubby Pruneface, and coming in at #1: Pickle Von Corndog.
Cat owners, for the most part, also stuck with classic names:
And yes, there were some silly cat names, including Purr Diem, Bing Clawsby, and Chairman Meow.
Adopt a Pet in 2011
Is a new pet joining your family this year? Check out the Peninsula Humane Society for potential pets. In addition to their regular facility, they offer on-site adoptions at local stores, including Pick of the Litter (Burlingame) and Hillsdale Mall (San Mateo).
Karen Choy, Youth Services Librarian, owns a cat named Q.