Help name guide dog pups

Fremantle Gazette - - STREET WATCH -

WHETHER it’s some­thing pop­u­lar like Rover or Fido or some­thing a lit­tle dif­fer­ent like Por­cu­pine or Pan­cake, a group of guide dogs in train­ing need names.

Guide Dogs Aus­tralia has part­nered with Bat­tery World O’Con­nor to give lo­cals the chance to name one of its pup­pies for a $2 do­na­tion.

Sug­ges­tions will then go into a na­tional draw.

Glen Brace­gir­dle said he was not sur­prised to learn his guide dog Bronny’s name meant blessed.

“Bronny is such a great name and suits her na­ture too,” he said.

“She is my eyes and of­ten my ears, es­pe­cially with elec­tric cars that are a night­mare for blind peo­ple.

“She’s my best friend and I trust her more than I trust most peo­ple.”

Bat­tery World fran­chisee Noel Bren­nan said a name with two syl­la­bles was usu­ally best.

The com­pe­ti­tion close on Oc­to­ber 21. will

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