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We began as the Oakland SPCA in 1874. Today, the East Bay SPCA includes two animal shelters and three clinics in our community.

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Friday, November 18, 2005

What's In A Name

It often falls to we shelter staff to name incoming animals. Most dogs and cats arrive at the EBSPCA with no name at all, and a select few will cringe and cower when called by their current name.

Names should encapsulate the animal's personality, but we don't always have the time or luxury of spending days deciding on just the right nom de plum. However, there are the rare occasions where we just hit the nail on the head and pick the perfect name. Below are some dogs who've passed through our halls with what I consider to be excellent names. Not all of them still have said names, but these are the titles I remember them by.


Frodo



Gomer



Crouton



Peaches


Petunia


Snuffles




Boris Krinkles




Froggy




Hector Bean

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