"Pet Dealer" magazine called an earlier edition of this popular guide 'a lively and humorous book packed with helpful suggestions'. Animal lovers who plan to acquire a new pet will find more than 5,000 ideas for naming dogs, cats, goldfish, hamsters, and pets of every imaginable kind. The pet names in this edition have been updated to include suggestions from recent movies and TV shows as well as sports celebrities and other public figures. These many suggestions for naming pet animals have been compiled in a variety of different categories that include description of a pet's appearance and personality, naming pets after literary characters or historical figures, terms of endearment, and many others. Humorous line illustrations add to the pet-naming fun.