You got a new puppy at home and you know it's gonna be a little dog? Well here you’ll find fantastic names for small dogs. We'll show you names related to your favourite subjects, be it cinema, nature, art, television or music. Look at the great names we've selected!
If you're looking for names for your little female dog, some great ones can come from literature or movies like: Amélie, Audrey, Lili, Pipi (Longstocking) or Betty (from Betty Boop). If, for example, you want a name related to nature for your little girl, some great names can be: Flower, Jasmine, Rama, Humi (Hummingbird) or Salt.
If your small dog is a male you will also find great names like Tintin, Baloo, Pete, Nino, Kiwi, Riski, Guess, Mosqui (Mosquito) or Bingo.
To choose a name for your little dog a good idea is to think about the things you like, and from there get a vocabulary. Some of those words could become your dog's name. For example, if you like sports some names could be: Net, Squash, Surf, Skate, Ball, Bicycle or Board. Below you will find many more names for small dogs:
In recent years the popularity of small dogs has risen a lot because people live together in smaller spaces. In many countries, the size of houses and apartments is getting smaller, and few have a garden to keep their pets. Therefore, many families prefer to adopt a dog that is not big as an adult because living in confined spaces would be complicated and unwise.
There are many known miniature and small breeds, here are some of the most popular in United States,Canada and Germany: Maltese Bichon, Yorkshire terrier, Shih tzu, Chihuahua, Westy, Poodle, Pug, Pekingese.
We have made a list with those names for small dogs that have received more votes from people who have visited our website:
Another option we have is to choose a funny and ironic name for our little pet. Walking through the park you will have found a small dog whose owners have given it a name that makes it seem the opposite, such as a 1 kilo Chihuahua called "Hulk" as the superhero of the Marvel series, or a Maltese male who weighs 2 kilos and his owners have called him "Goliath".
Although it may seem strange, it's a fun option and surely it won't go unnoticed, so if you dare here we leave some names:
It may be a good idea to use an original name in another language that refers to the miniature size of our dog. It’s increasingly common to use names in Spanish and French for example, influenced above all because young people dominate more other languages this days and they receive the influence of international referents, characters etc.
So, we have selected the following names of which we tell you their meaning and the origin:
Pequeño: means small in Spanish.
Petit:it’s a French word, means small.
Klein: miniature in German, another synonym is "Mini".
Pieni: word from Finnish.
Lille: Danish origin.
Mali: Croatian word used to refer to what is "small or tiny".
작은: and if you take your little dog to Korea, you can call it that.