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Pet Names

by | 11th, November 2004

‘JUST as babies have been given pets’ names like Oscar and Max, the trend has also gone the other way and now more and more pet owners are calling their adorable balls of fur and fleas human names, like Day-vid, Romeo and Brooklyn.

But one man is not happy. Pastor Reinaldo, from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, says it is terribly embarrassing when someone finds out they share their name with a pet.

So the MP has tabled a new law under which anyone who gives their animal a human name could be fined and also ordered to carry out community service.

There is a long way to go before the proposal becomes law in Brazil, and then perhaps even throughout the world. And until it does, Lassie Beckham remains a possibility…’



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