ABRAXIS An angel in medieval Jewish angelologies
ALMONDINE Sweet dog from The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
ANDROMEDA German Shepherd The Parent Trap (1961 version)
ARAPAHO Native American tribe
ARMAGEDDON Epic battle between good and evil
BOONDOCKS- Action movie, The Boondock Saints
BOOYAN- Magical island in Russian folklore
BRAYDEN- Celtic / Gaelic name meaning "brave"
CALICO- Calico Jack Rackham, an 18th century pirate
CALIX - Greek male name meaning "very handsome"
CASHDOG- Boxer of Joel & Benji Madden of the band Good Charlotte
CERBERUS- Three-headed dog who gaurds the gates of hell
CHARCO - Name of a famous search & rescue dog
B-DAWG Golden Retriever, Snow Buddies & Air Buddies
BABBIT Character from the cartoon "Babbit and Catstello"
BABUSHKA Russian word meaning "grandmother"
BACARU Bacaru Beagle of The Beagle Boys
BALLYHOO A word which means 'uproar'
BANQUO A character from Shakespeare's "MacBeth"
BANSHEE "Wailing woman" of Scottish legend
BANZAI Japanese expression meaning 'ten thousand year'
BAZOOKA WWII Anti-tank weapon
BELLADONNA An extremely poisionous plant
BJORK Icelandic pop singer / songwriter
BLACK DOG Classic rock song by Led Zeppelin
BODU Phantom black dog in Guernsey folklore
BOLIVAR Donald Duck's pet St. Bernard
BOO RADLEY Character from the novel To Kill A Mockingbird
CHAUCER- Geoffrey Chaucer, author of The Cantebury Tale
CHEKHOV- Anton Chekhov, Russian author
CHINELO - Nigerian name meaning 'talented'
CHINOOK- Heavy lift military helicopter
CHIZU- Japanese, meaning: "a thousand storks" (imples longevity)
CLOOTIE- Scottish name for the devil
COLTRANE- John Coltrane, jazz saxophonist
COLUMBINE- Latin female name meaning 'dove'
COUSCOUS- Popular north African dish made from semolina wheat
DAHGCHOW- Chow-Chow from The Secret Files of Spy Dogs
DALI- Salvador Dali‰ , Spanish surrealist artist
DARKNESS The Darkness, British rock band
DARKSTAR A Marvel Comics superhero
DELPHINA Greek female name meaning "little flower"
DHANI Dhani Harrison, guitarist son of George Harrison
DOBRO A type of guitar, often usen in country music
DOJO Arts of self-defence, such as judo
DRAVEN Eric Draven from The Crow graphic novels
DWEEZIL Dweezil Zappa, musician son of Frank Zappa
DYNOMUTT Cartoon superhero dog
EDELWEISS European mountain flower
ENDAL Golden Lab who has received several medals for bravery
ENDER Hero of "Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card
ERGO A Latin word meaning "therefore"
EWOK Teddy bear-like alien species in "Star Wars"
FJORD Glacial valley in Scandanavia
FLEALICK Jack Russell from the movie "Babe 2: Pig in the City"
GASPODE Unusually clever dog in Terry Pratchett's "Discworld" novels
GERSHWIN George Gershwin, American composer
GIVENCHY Hubert de Givenchy, French fashion designer
GORKY Maxim Gorky, Russian novelist
GOTHAM Batman's home town
GUMP Title character from the movie Forest Gump
HADES Greek god of the underworld
HANG SENG Hong Kong Stock Exchange
HEX A spell in black magic
HUXLEY Author, humanist and pacifist Aldous Huxley
HYACINTH Lead character from the sitcom 'Keeping Up Appearances'
ICARUS Greek mythology character who tried to fly
IDITAROD Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race held in Alaska
IGBY Title Character from the movie "Igby Goes Down"
IMOLA Famous motor racing circuit in Italy
INU Japanese word for "dog"
IO A moon of Jupiter
IONE Ione Skye, American actress
IROQUOIS Native American tribe
ISIS Egyptian goddess of nature and magic
ISLA A Scottish island (Pronounced "ILA")
ITCHYCOO From the song Itchycoo Park by The Small Faces
IZZIT Turkish soccer player Muzzi Izzit
JABBERWOCKY A 'nonsense' poem by Lewis Carroll
JAMIROQUAI English Funk / Soul / Pop band
JAR JAR BINKS Character from Star Wars
JELLY ROLL Jazz legend, Mr. Jelly Roll Morton
JEZEBEL Alternative rock band Gene Loves Jezebel
JITTERBUG Kind of swing dancing
JO-FI Chow-Chow owned by Sigmund Freud
JOAN JETT Singer and guitarist of The Blackhearts
JUBJUB Type of soft candy
JUST NUISANCE Only dog every to be enlisted in the Royal Navy
JUVENTAS Roman goddess of youth
KAFKA Franz Kafka, author
KALYSTA Latin name meaning 'most beautiful'
KAROO Semi-desert region of South Africa
KASABIAN Rock / metal band
KAZAK Hound of Space from Kurt Vonnegut's "The Sirens of Titan"
KAZUMI Kazumi Wattanabe, Jazz / Fusion guitarist
KENZO Japanese imperial ruler
KEROUAC Author Jack Kerouac
KEVLAR Bullet proofing material
KIOWA Native American tribe
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