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400+ Country Dog Names (With Meanings)

James Livingood has been a dog sitter for several years. He has written numerous articles and a book about the topic because he loves dogs.

Country Dog Names (Cowboy and his dog)

Country Dog Names (Cowboy and his dog)

There's something special about a dog with a country name. It's like they have a bit of extra charm and personality. Maybe it's the way the name sounds rolling off your tongue, or maybe it's because it reminds you of a beloved relative or friend. Either way, there's no denying that dogs with a country name just seem to be a little bit more special. Whether you're from the rural America or just have a soft spot for the culture, giving your dog a country name is a great way to show your love.

Country Dog Names A-B

NameMeaning

Abel

a son of Adam and Eve killed by his brother Cain

Accordion

Bellows-driven free-reed aerophone musical instrument

Acorn

the nut of the oak usually seated in or surrounded by a hard woody cupule of indurated bracts

Adder

the common venomous viper (Vipera berus) of Europe; broadly : any of various snakes of the viper family

Aga

1877-1957 Aga Sultan Sir Mohammed Shah imam of a branch of Shiism (1885-1957)

Aiden

American punk rock band

Alabama

U.S. state in southeast

Albert

Carl Bert 1908-2000 American politician

Ale

a beer that is brewed by fast fermentation with a quick-acting yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) at relatively high temperatures

Alexander

an iced cocktail made from creme de cacao, sweet cream, and gin or brandy

Alton

city on the Mississippi River in southwestern Illinois population 27,865

Angel

An incorporeal and sometimes divine messenger from a deity, or other divine entity, often depicted in art as a youthful winged figure in flowing robes.

Angus

any of a breed of usually black hornless beef cattle originating in Scotland

Anna

a former monetary unit of Burma, India, and Pakistan equal to 1\/16 rupee

Ant

Any of various insects in the family Formicidae in the order Hymenoptera, typically living in large colonies composed almost entirely of flightless females.

Antler

A branching and bony structure on the head of deer, moose and elk, normally in pairs. They are grown and shed each year. (Compare with horn, which is generally not shed.)

Apple

the fleshy, usually rounded red, yellow, or green edible pome fruit of a usually cultivated tree (genus Malus) of the rose family; also : an apple tree

Arkansas

U.S. state

Arlington

town in eastern Massachusetts northwest of Boston population 42,844

Arrow

a missile shot from a bow and usually having a slender shaft, a pointed head, and feathers at the butt

Asheville

city and resort in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina population 83,393

Ashley

river 40 miles (64 kilometers) long in southern South Carolina flowing southeast into Charleston harbor

Atlanta

Capital city of Georgia, United States

Austin

City in the USA

Autumn

Traditionally the third of the four seasons, when deciduous trees lose their leaves; typically regarded as being from September 24 to December 22 in parts of the Northern Hemisphere, and the months of March, April and May in the Southern Hemisphere.

Avery

Milton Clark 1885-1965 American artist

Axe

a cutting tool that consists of a heavy edged head fixed to a handle with the edge parallel to the handle and that is used especially for felling trees and chopping and splitting wood

Bacon

Cured meat from the sides, belly or back of a pig.

Bailey

The outer wall of a feudal castle.

Bandit

an outlaw who lives by plunder; especially : a member of a band of marauders

Banjo

A stringed musical instrument (chordophone), usually with a round body, a membrane-like soundboard and a fretted neck, played by plucking or strumming the strings.

Barbara

city on Santa Barbara Channel in southern California population 88,410

Barker

one that barks; especially : a person who advertises by hawking at an entrance to a show

Basil

any of several aromatic herbs (genus Ocimum) of the mint family; especially : sweet basil

Bean

Seed of one of several genera of the plant family Fabaceae

Bear

A large omnivorous mammal, related to the dog and raccoon, having shaggy hair, a very small tail, and flat feet; a member of family Ursidae.

Beater

one that beats: such as

Beau

A man with a reputation for fine dress and etiquette

Beaux

A man with a reputation for fine dress

Beaver

Genus of semiaquatic rodents that build dams and lodges

Bee

Clade of insects

Bella

fine figure : fine appearance or impression

Belle

a popular and attractive girl or woman; especially : a girl or woman whose charm and beauty make her a favorite

Benjamin

Money ($100)

Benny

An amphetamine tablet.

Berry

A small succulent fruit, of any one of many varieties.

Bertie

Bertie 1951- originally Bartholemew Ahern prime minister of Ireland (1997-2008)

Betty

a baked pudding of apples, bread crumbs, and spices

Billy

a metal or enamelware pail or pot with a lid and wire bail -called also billycan

Birch

Any of various trees of the genus Betula, native to countries in the Northern Hemisphere.

Birdie

a little bird

Biscuit

(rare in the US) A small, flat, baked good which is either hard and crisp or else soft but firm: a cookie.

Blade

leaf; especially : the leaf of an herb or a grass

Blair

Tony 1953- Anthony Charles Lynton Blair British prime minister (1997-2007)

Blaze

A fire, especially a fast-burning fire producing a lot of flames and light.

Blessing

Rite that should bring persons or property share in divine power or grace

Blossom

A flower, especially one indicating that a fruit tree is fruiting; a mass of such flowers.

Blue

of the color whose hue is that of the clear sky : of the color blue

Bluebell

any of various bellflowers; especially : harebell

Bo

back order

Bobby

police officer

Bolt

A (usually) metal fastener consisting of a cylindrical body that is threaded, with a larger head on one end. It can be inserted into an unthreaded hole up to the head, with a nut then threaded on the other end; a heavy machine screw.

Bonnie

attractive, fair; also : fine, excellent

Boomer

A person born in the postwar years (generally considered in the United States and other Allied countries as between 1946 and the early 1960s), when there was a marked increase in birthrates throughout the Western world following the return of servicemen at the end of World War II.

Boone

Daniel 1734-1820 American pioneer

Booster

Something that boosts.

Bourbon

A whiskey distilled from a mixture of grains in which at least 51% is corn, aged in charred, new oak barrels. Made in the United States.

Bracer

That which braces, binds, or makes firm; a band or bandage.

Bridge

Structure built to span physical obstacles

Brisket

Cut of beef

Bronco

A horse of western North America that is wild or not fully broken.

Brook

creek

Bubba

Brother; used as term of familiar address.

Buck

A male deer, antelope, sheep, goat, rabbit, hare, and sometimes the male of other animals such as the hamster, ferret and shad.

Buckaroo

A cowboy; specifically, a working cowboy who generally does not partake in rodeos.

Buckle

Mechanical device for fastening two loose ends

Bud

Immature or embryonic shoot

Buddy

companion, partner

Bush

A woody plant distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, being usually less than six metres tall; a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category.

Buster

someone or something extraordinary

Butch

notably or deliberately masculine in appearance or manner

Buttercup

any of a large genus (Ranunculus of the family Ranunculaceae, the buttercup family) of chiefly perennial herbaceous plants having colorful cup-shaped flowers with 5 or sometimes many petals : ranunculus; especially : a plant (such as R. acris and R. repens) with usually bright yellow, five-petaled flowers

Buttermilk

The liquid left over after producing butter from full cream milk by the churning process, also called traditional buttermilk.

Buzz

A continuous, humming noise, as of bees; a confused murmur, as of general conversation in low tones.

Dog near saddle

Dog near saddle

Country Dog Names C-F

NameMeaning

Cactus

Family of mostly succulent plants, adapted to dry environments

Cameron

David (William Donald) 1966- British prime minister (2010-16)

Carl

a man of the common people

Carolina

English colony 1663-1729 on the east coast of North America, divided 1729 into North Carolina and South Carolina (the Carolinas )

Carter

Elliott Cook 1908-2012 American composer

Cash

ready money

Cattle

Large domesticated cloven-hooved herbivores

Champ

Buddy, sport, mate (as a term of address)

Chance

An opportunity or possibility.

Charleston

a lively ballroom dance in which the knees are twisted in and out and the heels are swung sharply outward on each step

Charlie

Part of Military Alpha Code

Chase

the hunting of wild animals -used with the

Chick

A young bird.

Chicken

Domesticated subspecies of bird

Chico

city north of Sacramento in western California population 86,187

Chicory

Either of two plants of the Asteraceae family.

Chief

accorded highest rank or office

Cider

Fermented alcoholic beverage from apple juice

Clementine

A type of small, sweet orange, the result of a cross between a tangerine and Seville orange.

Clinton

Bill 1946- William J(efferson), husband of Hillary Rodham Clinton American politician; 42nd president of the U.S. (1993-2001)

Clover

any of a genus (Trifolium) of low leguminous herbs having trifoliolate leaves and flowers in dense heads and including many that are valuable for forage and attractive to bees

Cobbler

Type of dessert

Cody

William Frederick 1846-1917 Buffalo Bill American scout and showman

Cole

any of several brassicas; especially : any of various crop plants (such as broccoli, kale, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, and kohlrabi) derived from the same wild cabbage (Brassica oleracea)

Conway

city in central Arkansas north of Little Rock population 58,908

Cookie

A small, flat, baked good which is either crisp or soft but firm.

Cooper

A craftsman who makes and repairs barrels and similar wooden vessels such as casks, buckets and tubs.

Corn

The main cereal plant grown for its grain in a given region, such as oats in parts of Scotland and Ireland, and wheat or barley in England and Wales.

Cornbread

Bread made from cornmeal.

Cowboy

A man who tends free-range cattle, especially in the American West.

Coyote

Canis latrans, a species of canine native to North America.

Cricket

An insect in the order Orthoptera, especially family Gryllidae, that makes a chirping sound by rubbing its wing casings against combs on its hind legs.

Crumble

A dessert of British origin containing stewed fruit topped with a crumbly mixture of fat, flour, and sugar.

Crusher

Machine designed to reduce large objects into smaller ones

Cuddles

to hold close for warmth or comfort or in affection

Cupid

Ancient Roman god of desire, affection and erotic love

Daffodil

A bulbous plant of the genus Narcissus, with yellow flowers and a trumpet shaped corona, especially Narcissus pseudonarcissus, the national flower of Wales.

Daisy

A wild flowering plant Bellis perennis of the Asteraceae family, with a yellow head and white petals

Dakota

a member of an Indigenous people of the northern Mississippi River valley

Dallas

City in Texas, United States

Danger

exposure or liability to injury, pain, harm, or loss

Daniel

the Jewish hero of the Book of Daniel who as an exile in Babylon interprets dreams, gives accounts of apocalyptic visions, and is divinely delivered from a den of lions

David

a Hebrew shepherd who became the second king of Israel in succession to Saul according to biblical accounts

Deana

Genus of moths

Deer

A ruminant mammal with antlers and hooves of the family Cervidae, or one of several similar animals from related families of the order Artiodactyla

Delilah

the mistress and betrayer of Samson in the book of Judges

Delta Dawn

1972 song written by Collins & Harvey

Devon

any of an English breed of vigorous red cattle used for meat and milk

Diesel

A fuel derived from petroleum (or other oils) but heavier than gasoline/petrol. Used to power diesel engines which burn this fuel using the heat produced when air is compressed.

Digger

one that digs

Dixie

Nickname for the Southern United States

Dolly

A doll.

Don

to put on (an article of clothing)

Drew

John 1827-1862 American (Irish-born) actor

Ducky

A duck (aquatic bird), especially a toy rubber duck

Duke

a sovereign male ruler of a continental European duchy

Dumpling

Food that consists of small pieces of dough

Duncan

Isadora 1877-1927 American dancer

Earl

a member of the British peerage ranking below a marquess and above a viscount

Edward

name of 8 post-Norman English (British) kings: I 1239-1307 (reigned 1272-1307); II 1284-1327 (reigned 1307-27); III 1312-1377 (reigned 1327-77); IV 1442-1483 (reigned 1461-70; 1471-83); V 1470-1483 (reigned 1483); VI 1537-1553 (reigned 1547-53) son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour; VII 1841-1910 (reigned 1901-10) Albert Edward, son of Victoria; VIII 1894-1972 (reigned 1936; abdicated) Duke of Windsor, son of George V

Elf

Supernatural being in Germanic mythology and folklore

Eli

a judge and priest of Israel who according to the account in I Samuel was entrusted with the care of the boy Samuel

Elijah

a Hebrew prophet of the ninth century b.c. who according to the account in I Kings championed the worship of Jehovah as against Baal

Emmy

a statuette awarded annually by a professional organization for notable achievement in television

Ethan

Ethan 1738-1789 American Revolutionary soldier

Eva

extravehicular activity

Faith

Confidence or trust in a person, thing, or concept

Fancy

to have a fancy for : like

Fang

a long sharp tooth: such as

Farmer

A person who works the land and/or who keeps livestock, especially on a farm.

Fawn

A young deer.

Feather

Body-covering structure of birds

Fen

low land that is covered wholly or partly with water unless artificially drained and that usually has peaty alkaline soil and characteristic flora (as of sedges and reeds)

Fern

Any of a group of some twenty thousand species of vascular plants classified in the division Pteridophyta that lack seeds and reproduce by shedding spores to initiate an alternation of generations.

Fiddle

String instrument

Finn

a member of a people speaking Finnish or a Finnic language

Fisher

one that fishes

Flower

Part of a plant

Folsom

of, relating to, or characteristic of a prehistoric culture of North America on the east side of the Rocky Mountains that is characterized by flint projectile points having a concave base with side projections and a longitudinal groove on each face

Forest

A dense uncultivated tract of trees and undergrowth, larger than woods.

Fossil

Preserved remains or traces of organisms from a past geological age

Foxglove

any of a genus (Digitalis) of erect herbs of the snapdragon family; especially : a common European biennial or perennial (D. purpurea) cultivated for its showy racemes of dotted white or purple tubular flowers and as a source of digitalis

Foxy

resembling or suggestive of a fox : such as

Fury

intense, disordered, and often destructive rage

Dog on hay bale

Dog on hay bale

Country Dog Names G-L

NameMeaning

Gareth

a knight of the Round Table and nephew of King Arthur

Garth

Famous Country Singer

Gator

Alligator.

Gauntlet

a glove worn with medieval armor to protect the hand

Gent

A gentleman.

Georgia

state of the southeastern U.S. bordering on the Atlantic; capital Atlanta area 58,910 square miles (152,577 square kilometers), population 9,687,653

Ginger

Species of plant used as a spice

Ginny

a colorless alcoholic beverage made from distilled or redistilled neutral grain spirits flavored with juniper berries and aromatics (such as anise and caraway seeds)

Gnome

Diminutive spirit in Renaissance magic and alchemy

Goose

any of numerous large waterfowl (family Anatidae) that are intermediate between the swans and ducks and have long necks, feathered lores, and reticulate tarsi

Grace

unmerited divine assistance given to humans for their regeneration or sanctification

Graham

Flour made by grinding wheat berries including the bran.

Grange

A granary.

Gravy

Sauce made from the juices of meats

Grayson

Ray Stannard 1870-1946 pseudonymDavid Grayson American author

Grazer

to feed on growing herbage, attached algae, or phytoplankton

Grits

(usually in the plural) Husked but unground oats.

Gumbo

A soup or stew made with okra.

Gunner

a soldier or airman who operates or aims a gun

Gunslinger

a person noted for speed and skill in handling and shooting a gun especially in the American West

Gus

a person who is habitually gloomy

Hammer

a hand tool consisting of a solid head set crosswise on a handle and used for pounding

Hank

A coil or loop of something, especially twine, yarn, or rope.

Harley

Batman villian

Harmonica

Free reed wind musical instrument

Harper

a harp player

Harvey

George Brinton McClellan 1864-1928 American journalist

Hay

Grass cut and dried for use as animal fodder.

Hedge

A thicket of bushes or other shrubbery, especially one planted as a fence between two portions of land, or to separate the parts of a garden.

Hen

A female chicken (Gallus gallus), particularly a sexually mature one kept for its eggs.

Henge

A prehistoric enclosure in the form of a circle or circular arc defined by a raised circular bank and a circular ditch usually running inside the bank, with one or more entrances leading into the enclosed open space.

Herder

one that herds; specifically : a person who manages, breeds, or tends to livestock : herdsman

Hiker

One who hikes, especially frequently.

Hilly

abounding in hills

Hog

a domesticated swine especially when weighing more than 120 pounds (54 kilograms)

Honey

Sweet food made by bees mostly using nectar from flowers

Hornet

any of the larger vespid wasps (genus Vespa) that usually build large papery nests in shrubs and trees

Houston

Largest city in Texas, United States

Huckleberry

A small round fruit of a dark blue or red color of several plants in the related genera Vaccinium and Gaylussacia.

Hugo

Victor (-Marie) 1802-1885 French poet, novelist, and dramatist

Hunter

a person who hunts game

Ida

International Development Association

Indy

a single-seat open-cockpit racing car with the engine in the rear

Jackie

Jacqueline 1929-1994 Bouvier; wife of John F. Kennedy

Jake

a sexually immature male wild turkey under two years old

James

an apostle, son of Zebedee, and brother of the apostle John according to the Gospel accounts

Jane

a woman who is a party to legal proceedings and whose true name is unknown or withheld

Jason

a legendary Greek hero distinguished for his successful quest of the Golden Fleece

Jasper

an opaque cryptocrystalline quartz of any of several colors; especially : green chalcedony

Jenny

a female bird

Jerry

A chamber pot.

Jesse

the father of David, king of Israel, according to the account in I Samuel

Jessie

Maxine 1868-1940 originally Jessie Dermot American actress

Joey

a baby animal; especially : a baby kangaroo

Jonathan

An instrument used by smokers to light pipes

Jordan

David Starr 1851-1931 American biologist and educator

Jumper

Someone or something that jumps, e.g. a participant in a jumping event in track or skiing.

June

the sixth month of the Gregorian calendar

Junior

less advanced in age : younger -used chiefly to distinguish a son with the same given name as his father

Juniper

Any shrub or tree of the genus Juniperus of the cypress family, which is characterized by pointed, needle-like leaves and aromatic berry-like cones.

Kansas

U.S. state

Katherine

Katherine 1888-1923 pseudonym ofKathleen Mansfield Beauchamp British (New Zealand-born) writer

Keith

Gilbert Keith 1874-1936 English journalist and author

Kennedy

Anthony M(cLeod) 1936- American jurist

Kenny

Elizabeth 1880-1952 Sister Kenny Australian nurse and physiotherapist

Kentucky

U.S. state

King

a male monarch of a major territorial unit; especially : one whose position is hereditary and who rules for life

Kitty

A kitten or young cat.

Lady

Title of address for a noble woman

Lambert

the centimeter-gram-second unit of brightness equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that radiates or reflects one lumen per square centimeter

Lance

Long spear used by cavalry

Lass

a young woman : girl

Lasso

A long rope with a sliding loop on one end, generally used in ranching to catch cattle and horses.

Leaf

The usually green and flat organ that represents the most prominent feature of most vegetative plants.

Leafer

a person who visits wooded areas in autumn to view the changing colors of the foliage : leaf peeper

Lee

A protected cove or harbor, out of the wind.

Lefty

left-hander

Leigh

(James Henry) Leigh 1784-1859 English writer

Lennon

John (Winston) 1940-1980 British singer and songwriter

Leslie

Errol (Leslie) 1909-1959 American (Australian-born) actor

Levi

Biblical figure and son of Jacob and Leah

Lily

Any of several flowers in the genus Lilium of the family Liliaceae, which includes a great many ornamental species.

Loch

A lake.

Logger

A worker whose occupation is to harvest trees.

Lonestar

American country music group

Louise

lake in a scenic area of southwestern Alberta, Canada, in Banff National Park

Louisiana

state of the southern U.S. that includes the vast delta through which the Mississippi River flows into the Gulf of Mexico; capital Baton Rouge area 48,523 square miles (126,160 square kilometers), population 4,533,372

Lucky

(of people) Favoured by luck; fortunate; having good success or good fortune

Luke

a Gentile physician and companion of the apostle Paul traditionally identified as the author of the third Gospel in the New Testament and of the book of Acts

Lulu

A remarkable person, object or idea.

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Country Dog Names M-R

NameMeaning

Mackenzie

Alexander 1822-1892 Canadian (Scottish-born) statesman; prime minister (1873-78)

Maggie

One of several kinds of bird in the family Corvidae, especially Pica pica.

Magnolia

A tree or shrub in any species of the genus Magnolia, many with large flowers and simple leaves.

Maisie

Fictional character played by Ann Sothern

Marley

Bob 1945-1981 Robert Nesta Marley Jamaican singer and songwriter

Mason

a skilled worker who builds by laying units of substantial material (such as stone or brick)

Maverick

an unbranded range animal; especially : a motherless calf

May

Fifth month in the Julian and Gregorian calendars

Mel

Mel(vin Jerome) 1908-1989 American actor

Memphis

city on the Mississippi River in southwestern Tennessee population 646,889

Mickey

A small bottle of liquor, holding 375 ml or 13 oz., typically shaped to fit in one's pocket.

Milky

resembling milk in color or consistency

Mill

a building provided with machinery for processing and especially for grinding grain into flour

Millie

(19th century) A mill worker, usually a young working-class woman working in the factories of Ireland's linen industry.

Mississippi

U.S. state

Missy

A young female, or miss; as a term of mild disparagement, typically used jokingly or rebukingly.

Misty

Covered in mist; foggy.

Molly

any of various small, often brightly colored tropical fish (genus Poecilia) that are live-bearers found in fresh, brackish, or salt water and include several that are highly valued as aquarium fishes

Monroe

James 1758-1831 5th president of U.S. (1817-25)

Moor

An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath

Moose

a ruminant mammal (Alces alces) with humped shoulders, long legs, and broadly palmated antlers that is the largest existing member of the deer family and inhabits forested areas of Canada, the northern U.S., Europe, and Asia

Morgan

a unit of inferred distance between genes on a chromosome that is used in constructing genetic maps and is equal to the distance for which the frequency of crossing over between specific pairs of genes is 100 percent

Moss

Any of various small, green, seedless plants growing on the ground or on the surfaces of trees, stones, etc.; now specifically, a plant of the phylum Bryophyta (formerly division Musci).

Mouse

Small long-tailed rodent

Mushroom

Spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus

Nancy

city on the Meurthe River in northeastern France population 105,421

Nashville

city on the Cumberland River in north central Tennessee population 601,222

Nathan

George Jean 1882-1958 American editor and drama critic

Nature

Natural, physical, or material world and its phenomena

Ned

A person, usually a youth, of low social standing and education, a violent disposition and with a particular style of dress (typically sportswear or Burberry), speech and behaviour.

Neil

Neil Alden 1930-2012 American astronaut

Nellie

a timid or worrisome person

Nettle

any of a genus (Urtica of the family Urticaceae, the nettle family) of chiefly coarse herbs armed with stinging hairs

Oakley

city in California northeast of Oakland population 35,432

Ollie

a maneuver in skateboarding in which the skater kicks the tail of the board down while jumping in order to make the board pop into the air

Ophelia

Character in Shakespeare's drama Hamlet

Oscar

-used especially for any of a number of golden statuettes awarded annually by a professional organization for notable achievement in motion pictures

Otis

Harrison Gray 1837-1917 American general and journalist

Otter

any of various largely aquatic carnivorous mammals (such as genus Lutra or Enhydra) of the weasel family that usually have webbed and clawed feet and dark brown fur

Outlaw

Person declared as outside the protection of the law

Paisley

made typically of soft wool and woven or printed with colorful curved abstract figures

Parker

Charlie 1920-1955 Charles Parker, Jr.; Bird or Yardbird American jazz musician

Parsley

a European biennial herb (Petroselinum crispum) of the carrot family widely grown for its finely dissected curly or flat leaves which are used as an herb or garnish; also : the leaves

Patrick

Saint flourished 5th century a.d. apostle and patron saint of Ireland

Patsy

a person who is easily manipulated or victimized : pushover

Peach

a low spreading freely branching Chinese tree (Prunus persica) of the rose family that has lanceolate leaves and sessile usually pink flowers and is widely cultivated in temperate areas for its edible fruit which is a single-seeded drupe with a hard central stone, a pulpy white or yellow flesh, and a thin fuzzy skin

Pearl

Hard object produced within a living shelled mollusc

Pebble

a small usually rounded stone especially when worn by the action of water

Pecan

Species of hickory native to the southern USA and northern Mexico

Penny

Unit of currency in various countries

Petal

Part of most types of flower

Peter

to diminish gradually and come to an end : give out -usually used with out

Pie

A type of pastry that consists of an outer crust and a filling.

Pig

a young domesticated swine usually weighing less than 120 pounds (50 kilograms)

Pistol

a handgun whose chamber is integral with the barrel; broadly : handgun

Pitchfork

An agricultural tool comprising a fork attached to a long handle used for pitching hay or bales of hay high up onto a haystack.

Pixie

(fantasy literature, fairy tales) A playful sprite or elflike or fairy-like creature.

Plow

The notional area of land able to be farmed in a year by a team of 8 oxen pulling a carruca plow, usually reckoned at 120 acres.

Pollen

A fine granular substance produced in flowers. Technically a collective term for pollen grains (microspores) produced in the anthers of flowering plants. (This specific usage dating from mid 18th century.)

Pond

An inland body of standing water, either natural or man-made, that is smaller than a lake.

Prairie

An extensive area of relatively flat grassland with few, if any, trees, especially in North America.

Prince

A (male) ruler, a sovereign; a king, monarch.

Pudding

Any of various dishes, sweet or savoury, prepared by boiling or steaming, or from batter.

Puddle

A small pool of water, usually on a path or road.

Pumpkin

A domesticated plant, in species Cucurbita pepo, similar in growth pattern, foliage, flower, and fruit to the squash or melon.

Rain

water falling in drops condensed from vapor in the atmosphere

Ranger

One who ranges; a rover.

Ray

A beam of light or radiation.

Reelfoot

lake in northwestern Tennessee near the Mississippi River

Remi

Belgic tribe

Revolver

A handgun with a revolving chamber enabling several shots to be fired without reloading.

Rex

an animal (such as a domestic rabbit or cat) showing a genetic recessive variation in which the guard hairs are very short, sparse, or entirely lacking

Rifle

A shouldered firearm with a long, rifled barrel to improve range and accuracy.

Riley

Angry, upset.

River

A large and often winding stream which drains a land mass, carrying water down from higher areas to a lower point, oftentimes ending in another body of water, such as an ocean or in an inland sea.

Roan

having the base color (such as red, black, or brown) muted and lightened by admixture of white hairs

Robin

Any of various passerine birds (about 100 species) of the families Muscicapidae, Turdidae and Petroicidae (formerly Eopsaltriidae), typically with a red breast.

Rocky

abounding in or consisting of rocks

Rodeo

Competitive sport

Ron

Heroin

Rooster

A male domestic chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) or other gallinaceous bird.

Roper

An accomplice who locates a mark to be swindled by a confidence trickster.

Roscoe

A handgun, particularly a revolver.

Rosemary

A shrub, Rosmarinus officinalis, that originates from Europe and Asia Minor and produces a fragrant herb used in cooking and perfumes.

Ruby

a precious stone that is a red corundum

Rupert

Prince 1619-1682 Count Palatine of Rhine and Duke of Bavaria English (German-born) Royalist general and admiral

Rustler

One who rustles; a cattle (or other livestock) thief.

Rusty

affected by or as if by rust; especially : stiff with or as if with rust

Ryder

American transportation company

Dogs play fetch on farm

Dogs play fetch on farm

Country Dog Names S-Z

NameMeaning

Saddle

A seat (tack) for a rider placed on the back of a horse or other animal.

Sage

A wise person or spiritual teacher; someone of gravity and wisdom, especially, a teacher venerable for years, and of sound judgment and prudence; a grave or stoic philosopher.

Sally

A willow

Sam

Surface-to-air missile

Samuel

the early Hebrew judge who successively anointed Saul and David king

Sassy

Bold and spirited, cheeky, impudent, saucy.

Savannah

A tropical grassland with scattered trees

Saw

A tool with a toothed blade used for cutting hard substances, in particular wood or metal

Sawyer

One who saws timber, especially in a sawpit.

Scout

A person sent out to gain and bring in tidings; especially, one employed in war to gain information about the enemy and ground.

Scythe

an implement used for mowing grass, grain, or other crops and composed of a long curving blade fastened at an angle to a long handle

Shadow

A dark image projected onto a surface where light (or other radiation) is blocked by the shade of an object.

Sheba

ancient country in southern Arabia probably including Yemen

Shelby

Shelby 1916-2005 American historian and novelist

Shepherd

a person who tends sheep

Shiloh

locality in southwestern Tennessee

Shooter

someone or something that shoots: such as

Sierra

a range of mountains especially with a serrated or irregular outline

Skillet

A pan for frying, generally large and heavy.

Skull

the skeleton of the head of a vertebrate forming a bony or cartilaginous case that encloses and protects the brain and chief sense organs and supports the jaws

Smokey

A state trooper.

Snake

any of numerous limbless scaled reptiles (suborder Serpentes synonym Ophidia) with a long tapering body and with salivary glands often modified to produce venom which is injected through grooved or tubular fangs

Spider

any of an order (Araneae synonym Araneida) of arachnids having a short, usually unsegmented abdomen linked to the cephalothorax by the pedicel, chelicerae modified into poison fangs, and two or more pairs of spinnerets at the posterior end of the abdomen for spinning threads of silk for various uses (as in making cocoons for their eggs or webs to catch prey)

Spot

A round or irregular patch on the surface of a thing having a different color, texture etc. and generally round in shape.

Sprite

Spirit; mind; soul; state of mind; mood.

Sprout

A new growth on a plant, whether from seed or other parts.

Spur

A rigid implement, often roughly y-shaped, that is fixed to one's heel for the purpose of prodding a horse. Often worn by, and emblematic of, the cowboy or the knight.

Stallion

An adult male horse.

Star

Any small luminous dot appearing in the cloudless portion of the night sky, especially with a fixed location relative to other such dots.

Stile

A set of one or more steps surmounting a fence or wall, or a narrow gate or contrived passage through a fence or wall, which in either case allows people but not livestock to pass.

Stinger

one that stings; specifically : a sharp blow or remark

Storm

Any disturbed state of the atmosphere, especially as affecting the earth's surface, and strongly implying destructive or unpleasant weather.

Strait

A narrow channel of water connecting two larger bodies of water.

Sugar

Sweet-tasting, soluble carbohydrates

Summer

One of four seasons, traditionally the second, marked by the longest and typically hottest days of the year due to the inclination of the Earth and thermal lag. Typically regarded as being from June 21 to September 22 or 23 in parts of the USA, the months of June, July and August in the United Kingdom and the months of December, January and February in the Southern Hemisphere.

Sundance

Any of various Native American religious rituals with song, dance, praying, etc.

Sunny

marked by brilliant sunlight : full of sunshine

Sweet Pea

A flowering plant, Lathyrus odoratus, grown for its bright colours and sweet fragrance.

Sweet Potato

A tropical perennial American vine, Ipomoea batatas, having a fleshy tuber.

Tadpole

A young toad or frog in its larval stage of development that lives in water, has a tail and no legs, and, like a fish, breathes through gills.

Tammy

A kind of woolen, or woolen and cotton, cloth, often highly glazed, used for curtains, sieves, strainers, etc.

Tank

Tracked heavy armored fighting vehicle

Tanner

A person whose occupation is to tan hides, or convert them into leather by the use of tan.

Tanya

Main work of the Chabad philosophy

Taylor

(James) Bayard 1825-1878 American writer

Teddy

By extension, any stuffed toy.

Tennessee

U.S. state

Terry

the loop forming the pile in uncut pile fabrics

Thistle

any of various prickly composite plants (especially genera Carduus, Cirsium, and Onopordum) with often showy heads of mostly tubular flowers; also : any of various other prickly plants

Thorn

a sharp rigid process on a plant; especially : one that is a short, indurated, sharp-pointed, and leafless modified stem

Tilly

Graf von 1559-1632Johann Tserclaes Bavarian general

Tim

Timothy

Tobias

a Jewish hero who with divine aid marries his kinswoman Sarah in spite of a jealous evil spirit and restores his father Tobit\u0027s sight

Toby

a small jug, pitcher, or mug shaped somewhat like a stout man with a cocked hat for the brim -called also toby

Trapper

One who traps animals; one who makes a business of trapping animals for their furs.

Trigger

a piece (such as a lever) connected with a catch or detent as a means of releasing it; especially : the part of the action moved by the finger to fire a gun

Trotter

one that trots; specifically : a standardbred horse trained for harness racing

Tucker

exhaust -often used with out

Tulsa

city on the Arkansas River in northeastern Oklahoma population 391,906

Twain

Pair, couple

Twang

The sharp, quick sound of a vibrating tight string, for example, of a bow or a musical instrument.

Tweets

to make a chirping sound

Tyre

port on the Mediterranean Sea and chief city of ancient Phoenicia

Tyson

Mike 1966- Michael Gerald Tyson American boxer

Venom

a toxic substance produced by some animals (such as snakes, scorpions, or bees) that is injected into prey or an enemy chiefly by biting or stinging and has an injurious or lethal effect; broadly : a substance that is poisonous

Violet

A monocotyledonous plant (Allium cepa), allied to garlic, used as vegetable and spice.

Virginia

state in the eastern U.S. bordering Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic; capital Richmond area 40,767 square miles (105,586 square kilometers), population 8,001,024

Wade

to step in or through a medium (such as water) offering more resistance than air

Wendy

a small house for children to play in

Whiskey

A liquor distilled from the fermented mash of grain (as rye, corn, or barley).

Whitney

Eli 1765-1825 American inventor

Wicker

A flexible branch or twig of a plant such as willow, used in weaving baskets and furniture

Willie

Nelson. Famous Musician

Willow

Any of various deciduous trees or shrubs in the genus Salix, in the willow family Salicaceae, found primarily on moist soils in cooler zones in the northern hemisphere.

Wolf

any of several large predatory canids (genus Canis) that are active mostly at night, live and hunt in packs, and resemble the related dogs; especially : gray wolf

Wonder

Something that causes amazement or awe; a marvel.

Woody

An early station wagon or estate car in which the rear portion of the car's bodywork is made of wood, often associated with Southern California surfing culture.

Wrangler

a bickering disputant

Wren

any of a family (Troglodytidae) of small typically brownish oscine singing birds; especially : a very small widely distributed bird (Troglodytes troglodytes) that has a short erect tail and is noted for its song

Wrench

to move with a violent twist; also : to undergo twisting

Wyatt

Sir Thomas 1503-1543 English poet and diplomat

Small and Large Dogs

Small and Large Dogs

Country Dogs vs. City Dogs

Country dogs tend to have more jobs than their urban relatives. There are a variety of "dog jobs" in the country. Some of the most popular choices include retrievers, pointers, and flushers. These breeds are all known for their hunting abilities and their loyalty. Other breeds that are popular choices for country living include herding dogs. These breeds are known for their ability to protect livestock and move them around. However, the most popular job for a country dog is protection and companionship.

Property Protection

One of the most common ways dogs protect is by barking at animals or people who are approaching the property. This can be a very effective way to deter animals from coming onto the property. Some animals include deer, who may try to eat plants you just put in the ground. Other animals may be larger and more of a threat (like carnivores). This can include bears (that want to get into your garbage) and badgers that may want to eat your chickens. Be careful though, some predators may gang up on your dog (like coyotes). It may be best to have a protective barrier (like a kennel) or keep your dog inside your property.

Home Protection

If your dog is inside, it can also be an effective way to alert the owner to potential danger. Dog are great at protecting property. Beyond barking at upcoming threats, they can also growl and look fierce if the threat goes inside. This can be a vital way to keep thieves and criminals out of your home.

Dogs are an invaluable asset to any property. They can provide a sense of security and safety, as well as a sense of companionship. When choosing a dog for protection, it is important to choose a breed that is known for being loyal and protective. Some of the most popular choices include guard dogs, such as German Shepherds and Dobermans. It is also important to consider the size of the property and the type of animals that will be on the property. For example, a small dog may not be the best choice for a large property with a lot of deer. The best way to choose the right dog for is to consult with a local veterinarian or animal shelter.

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