Woman turns to the internet for advice after she was asked by a pregnant woman to change the name of her pet dog, so she could use it for her unborn child.

Apparently the women don’t even know each other that well, but it didn’t stop her asking the very bizarre favour.

Writing on Facebook, Jennay said: “She says, ‘We want to name her Tillie but it’s come to my attention you have a dog named Tilly. I’d really appreciate you changing your dog’s name. Obviously you understand my daughter can’t have the same name as a dog’.

“I’m like WTF,” Jennay revealed, explaining she told the other woman that it wasn’t necessary to change her dog’s name as the likelihood of her newborn bumping into her pet is rather slim.

“[She] says because I don’t have kids I don’t understand and I’m putting her in a terrible position and potentially ruining her unborn daughter’s life,” Jenny explained, adding she stood her ground and won’t be changing her dog’s name.

“Am I being unreasonable?” she then asked Facebook users, many of whom assured her she had done nothing wrong and she should continue to name ALL her dogs Tilly for the rest of her life.

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What would you do in a similar situation? Share your comments below

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  • What a very silly request. The dog is used to this name and would find it hard to be ovbedient with a different name. She should think long and hard about her request and either change her child’s name or as they say, ‘Suck it up, princess.


  • Such a strange request. I don’t know what I would do but I don’t think I would change my dogs name


  • Ridiculous. Stupid. Self centred. This woman needs to get a grip on reality…


  • How crazy to make such a request, the woman in clearly off her head.


  • What a joke and such a ridiculous request. I know many dog owners whose dogs have names the same as people I know. Max is one of the most popular dog names going around. And the list goes on and on. How embarrassing to even ask such a thing.


  • Gosh, I hope she can blame hormones for this!


  • my girlfriend dog is name tilly what the diff


  • How pathetic is this woman for wanting you to change your dogs name so she can use it for her daughter. Just ignore her and enjoy your dog Tilly.


  • Don’t know what’s worse, the pregnant lady being that way or the dog owner wanting her 15 mins by asking the stupid question of “am I being unreasonable?” No. No you are NOT. this woman you are acquainted with is an idiot! Does she think your dog is the only one named Tilly? Does she think that kids named jack, max or Rex don’t share their name with the majority of male dogs?


  • Errr that is just so very wrong. Some people are just so self centred


  • I cannot believe what some people will ask of others these days, what next, if she is so worried about the dog having the same name then she should choose another name for your baby,simple.


  • Ha. Ha. I would just laugh at this weird request. And don’t answer at all. This must be the strangest thing I’ve ever read. :-)


  • Hahaha what a complete and utter idiot! She will be in for a rude shock when she finds out that Tilly is an extremely common dog name, but seriously who does this woman think she is. I would tell her to get off her soap box and stop being such a diva about it.

    • I have heard many pets with the same name too – Tilly! seems to be a popular name for pets.


  • How ludicrous! I know many children and pets with the same name – she is being totally absurd!


  • What a joke, if I received this request I wouldn’t be able to reply as I’d be laughing to hard


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