Naming Standards

When choosing a name for your new pups and older dogs, it is important to make sure you obey the following rules;

  • Dog names are limited to 25 letters and spaces.
  • All letters are limited to the standard English alphabet.
  • A dog cannot include a username of any of the users on the site other than yourself.
  • No Arabic numerals are allowed.
  • Do not place roman numerals at the end of your dogs name.
  • A name can only be used once on ShowDog.Com.
  • Do not include the following words or phrases in the name of your dogs:
    • Champion, champ, or any other title or show term, either spelled out or implied.
    • Offensive words, racial slurs, obscenities.
    • Attempts to spell out such words in creative formats.
    • Do not include the words kennel, stud, sire, male, bitch, or dam.
    • Breed names without other words.
    • Do not include apostrophes in the name of your dogs.

Last Updated: 6/4/2008 9:05:52 AM



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