I know a woman who had a gigantic
Alsatian cross named Bear... because he was huge, husky and bear-like from the start. She called him Bear Boo as a nickname and he was an amazing dog, so I think it's a great dog name by association. And the Bear I knew grew to be very, very big and fluffy, so Bear does fit large/medium and fluffy breeds in my view :)
Really, I do like 'Bear' as a dog name. :) It's sweet.
I also like Samson
" or even "Bertie
". One thought is that you could name him Bear and still use "Teddy
" or "Teddy
Bear" as a nn. I say that as my much missed kitty had a hundred and one nicknames. Dewey
are okay but not entirely my style.
I don't care for the rest. Since there are some I really like, it evens out, non? :)
~~~a.k.a The Dying Daylight in disguise