You can absolutely change the dog's name, it is done every day with shelter dogs and strays who's histories are unknown. The tips noted above are excellent suggestions: use the new name frequently, always in a positive light. Reward her every time she looks at you after hearing the new name, and try to have everyone avoid using her old name for anything (if possible).
There are two kinds of dogs: Dogs who are German Shepherds, and dogs who WISH they were German Shepherds....
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