I love it! Pumpkin! Could nickname Kinny!
(Read somewhere that dogs respond positively to words and sounds that end in a vowel. Try it. It's harder to make a word/command that ends in a constanent sound happy. Ones with a vowel naturally sound happy.)
LISA ~ Lily LaRue - 4/07 boxer; Buster McDoogle - adptd 6/07 Vizsla/Besenji mix; Annabella Kanicki - 5/08-7/09 staffy; Mr. Smiley - 4/10 Boxer/pibble mix; Fozzy Bear - 5/10 Red Heeler/pibble mix