That's funny about your Senegal, skeeter (green cheek conure) will sometimes yell either turkey or vulture when she is trying to start an argument.
Max (Boston terrier) is referred to as my pot bellied pig, he snorts and roots like a pig.
Ruby (boxer) is horse, she stands on top of your feet very oblivious that your foot is there.
Hedgehogs are cockaburrs
Then we have named some resident wildlife. A fee of the deer got names and we named a cardinal, chicken.