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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby Quincy » Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:42 pm

My cats are called Lewis and Harris although I only have Harris left now so people think she’s named after a general.

My avatar is Gigha after the island. Her mum is Skye which is a good name for a dog.
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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby Sgurr » Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:57 pm

Suggest NOT Killin. met one this afternoon chasing crows off the beach and onto the road. Not a good name to shout as could lead to misunderstandings.
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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby fitzsc » Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:48 pm

Ah golden retrievers are the best dogs! Ours is called Fred and he's in training (as are we) for the West Highland Way just now :)

What about Lui, Wyvis or Buachaille?
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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby brpro26 » Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:43 pm

Alasdair....after Sgurr Alasdair on Skye.
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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby magicdin » Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:16 am

Coop wrote:They called a horse Foinaven, so why not a dog.
Or Arkle
I like Seana

A London newspaper once reported "Foinaven and Arkle, Two mountains in the north of Scotland named after famous racehorses"
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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby Caberfeidh » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:56 am

How about Duncan, after Dun Ca'an, the flat-topped hill on the Isle of Raasay?
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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby yellowbelly » Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:15 pm

We've just had our border terrier, Mac, put to sleep this week at the age of 15, having lost our border bitch Bracken 2 years ago.
Already looking to get another terrier in the New Year. Hopefully we'll get a dog and our favourite name at present is Hamish. A timely choice we think, following the death of Hamish MacInnes this week.
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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby Graeme D » Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:16 pm

mrssanta wrote:
kaye.cantlay wrote:My cats are Islay and Harris :-)

well actually....
Lady Islay Marilyn Catbells, and Lord Harris Tweed Munro

Brilliant. I had a cousin who had a Felix Topolski Whiteboots Campbell. Our cat is called Shroedinger (after the physicist) shortened to Ginge as he is a ginger cat.
Nothing at all to do with hills, but cats do need to have sophisticated names imho


When they lived in Adelaide, my mum's sister and her family had a cat called Seefer. Took me ages to click that it was C for cat! :roll: Our current black lab (just gone a year old) is named Luna, without the foresight of knowing that it would be short for lunatic.

I've always thought Alligin would be a good name for a hill going dug.
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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby Broon2365 » Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:03 pm

Haggis.

Heard someone shouting on their dog a few weeks ago, thought it was brilliant :lol: :lol:
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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby Sgurr » Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:40 pm

Broon2365 wrote:Haggis.

Heard someone shouting on their dog a few weeks ago, thought it was brilliant :lol: :lol:


Named after the little visited Beinn Haggis in the St. Kilda group.
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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby CharlesT » Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:52 pm

Broon2365 wrote:Haggis.

Heard someone shouting on their dog a few weeks ago, thought it was brilliant :lol: :lol:

Someone might shoot it though :shock: They're in season you know. :lol:
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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby Jon and Jen » Sun Nov 29, 2020 5:02 pm

Em2289 wrote:Hi,

Going to be getting a golden retriever, a boy, in the next couple of weeks and looking for name suggestions, maybe after a hill or Munro.

:)


My favourite hill. Streap.Nice one syllable name for a dog.
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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby Spade » Tue Dec 01, 2020 11:57 pm

'Benn' sounds a great name and covers a lot of hills, Munros, Corbett's, grahams, marlyns. :crazy:
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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby simon-b » Wed Dec 02, 2020 12:32 am

Graeme D wrote:
mrssanta wrote:
kaye.cantlay wrote:My cats are Islay and Harris :-)

well actually....
Lady Islay Marilyn Catbells, and Lord Harris Tweed Munro

Brilliant. I had a cousin who had a Felix Topolski Whiteboots Campbell. Our cat is called Shroedinger (after the physicist) shortened to Ginge as he is a ginger cat.
Nothing at all to do with hills, but cats do need to have sophisticated names imho


When they lived in Adelaide, my mum's sister and her family had a cat called Seefer. Took me ages to click that it was C for cat! :roll: Our current black lab (just gone a year old) is named Luna, without the foresight of knowing that it would be short for lunatic.

I've always thought Alligin would be a good name for a hill going dug.

Whatever all your various cats are called, I guess they all say, "Meall!"
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Re: Munro/hill names for dogs

Postby naefearjustbeer » Wed Dec 09, 2020 3:32 am

In Gaelic Cù is Dog and Cuilean is puppy, Cuilean is my neighbours dogs name, My lab is called Whisper and I always find it funny that I roar Whisper to get her to come back on the beach :D
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