by Peter Catalanotto
Many of our friends ask why our little dog is named Ivan. Well, it's because of this delightful children's book!
In this fun read, the author is attempting to tell traditional children's stories like Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Ivan, however, has other plans! If you've ever had a terrier in your life, you will completely understand the mischief those energetic little dogs can create!
I think this author perfectly captured the exuberant charm of my favorite breed!
Are any of your pets named after a book?
Go Ivan! We had a Jack Russell terrier that provided us with tons of love and entertainment....and a little trouble! LOL!ReplyDelete
I always love to hear the inspiration behind a name, so thanks for sharing! I love that last photo, with all the cute eyes looking our way. =0)ReplyDelete
Ivan is adorable! One of my cats is named Loretta, based upon a scene from a Monty Python movie! Does that count?ReplyDelete
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What a cutie that Ivan is! A friend of ours had a terrier who could do flips! Unbelievable little bundles of energy, those terriers!ReplyDelete
Ivan is definitely CUTE !!ReplyDelete
I grew up with dogs and cats and there is nothing better
How fun that your dog is named after a literary character! I've not seen this book before but it looks really fun. Thanks for sharing it at Booknificent Thursday.ReplyDelete
I've not heard of this book. I love that you named your dog after a book character. The one that sticks out to me would be a black rottweiler named Carl after the book Good Dog, Carl. Our dogs (and cat, for that matter) came with their names, but I think Lexy, Maggie and Callie are just fine names. Visiting from Animal Tales!ReplyDelete
What a cutie and what a great name for a little dog! #AnimalTalesReplyDelete
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