Are You Looking For Some Great Small Dog Names? Then You’ve Come To The Right Place!
Good Names For Small Dogs Are All Around Us. And We’ve Pulled Together An Amazing Selection – 350 Of The Best Small Dog Names.
From small puppy names to ideas for tiny rescue pooches!
Naming your puppy is one of the big milestones of becoming a dog owner.
Whether you pick the name before they arrive or after, it’s something you are both going to have to live with for the next ten years or more.
So it pays to get it right.
Fortunately, dog names for small dogs are numerous. Not to mention tonnes of fun!
Whether you are looking for popular small dog names or want to give it a unique twist, there are plenty of awesome options.
We have put together 350 inspiring ideas. From tiny puppy names to small breed adult rescue dog names.
If you’ve got a new little friend, you’re sure to find the perfect name for her here.
Small male dog names
Small boy dog names sound great when they are short.
The stature of the name matching the pup size wise!
So those human names that have the smallest possible number of letters. Or names with only one syllable!
Why not try these traditionally human, but super small male dog names on for size!
- Han (Star Wars, anyone?)
And of course, let’s not forget the classic ‘Rex’.
This way of naming your small dog can of course be replicated the little girls among us!
Small female dog names
When you are thinking up traditional human style small girl dog names, it pays to think short.
Tiny girl dog names of a single syllable are a fun head nod in the downward direction of your dog.
Here are my favorite little girl dog names, which are brief in length and quick to say!
Little boy dog names or girl dog names of course don’t have to be short in size.
They can just be a reflection of, or head nod towards, their tininess.
Little dog names
Little female dog names or little male dog names can be inspired by diminutive objects, or ideas.
But they can also just be as cute as your pup is!
Here are some fun little dog names for you to try out on your new furry friend.
Little puppy names for small breeds are bound to be adorable.
But what’s cuter than a small dog? A tiny one, of course!
Tiny dog names
Little girl puppy names or boy puppy names for tiny dogs should be as itty bitty as they are.
Here are some really minute ideas for naming your Chihuahua, Papilon or other tiny toy pup!
How about the size up from toy? Miniature dog names!
Miniature dog names
Mini dog names for miniature breeds, anyone?
If you have a Miniature Schnauzer, Poodle or Pinscher than why not celebrate them every day with a great miniature dog name!
- Pee wee
It’s undeniable that miniature breeds are seriously adorably.
In fact, cute names for tiny dogs can have a whole category to themselves!
Cute small dog names
Cute little dog names are ten a penny. But they aren’t always all great matches for your small breed dog.
Here are some fun ideas that reflect your pup’s size, as well as their sweet nature.
There is nothing wrong with picking cute small dog names. But some people want to have something a bit more unusual.
Unique small dog names
Every pup is an individual. And your precious little bundle of fur deserves a name that makes them stand out from the crowd.
Unique small dog names can be inspired by literally anything.
As long as it’s not too popular or on the nose, then a random selection of things from all around you can make great unusual ideas for small dog names.
When thinking up unique ideas I like to look to the natural world, and beyond, to get inspired.
Do any of these take your fancy?
And is there any better way to be unique, than to have a laugh at the same time?
Funny small dog names
It’s fair to say that what is funny to one person, isn’t necessarily funny to another.
But there are a few ways to practically guarantee a laugh. And one of them is to get a little silly.
Here are some of my favorite funny ideas for naming your small dog.
- Hob Nob
- Khan (of Star Trek baddie fame)
Another great way to come up with a list of funny small dog names is to look at choosing some big dog names for small dogs!
Big names for small dogs
Big names for little dogs are understandably popular.
It’s good for a giggle, but it also demonstrates than within your pup’s tiny form is packed a seriously big personality.
- Hagrid (half-giant from Harry Potter)
Not sure about any of those super sized small dog names?
Maybe you want something that gives across a certain impression?
Cool names for small dogs
Cool names for small male dogs or female dogs can be found from anything and everything you find cool.
Motorbike mad? Rev your engine and find that in the name!
Follow the rugby? Seek out a name in the scrum!
Cool small dog names don’t need to talk down to your dog. Just think of a topic you find cool, and progress from there.
Here are some ideas to get you started.
Best small dog names
Names for tiny female dogs or male dogs can be inspired by their size, but they don’t have to be.
The best little dog names make a statement. About you, your dog, their look or their personality.
Pick something you love, and that you will be happy to hopefully call out loud and proud in the dog park for the next ten years or more.
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