They say “great things come in small packages,” and our small dogs are no exception. There are so many reasons we love our small dogs—they make great companions, they’re easy to travel with, and they’re as cute as a button!
As any proud owner of a small dog can attest, these tiny pups have big personalities. They deserve an equally impressive name. Which is why we’ve dug through our Rover.com database of popular dog names nationwide to bring you the very best small dog names out there.
We’ve given a lot of thought to this list of small dog names. From the comical pug to the elegant bichon frise, there’s something to suit every taste here.
Naming your small dog is only the beginning of your journey together! Have fun, use your imagination, and be sure to take a look at Rover’s other dog name articles for more ideas.
50 Best Small Dog Names
- Biggie Smalls
- Goliath (the irony!)
- Hercules (again, irony)
- Huckleberry (Huck)
- Jazz (Jazzy)
- Pippin (Pip)
- Primrose (Prim)
Still not sure what to name your pocket-sized pup? Not to worry. Sometimes, the best small dog names don’t say anything about a dog’s size. When it comes to naming your dog, there are loads of places to hunt for inspiration. Consider your passions, your hobbies, your heritage, and your dog’s style and personality. A cute name like Pip, or a goofy name like Waffles, might be perfect for your pet.
Just remember: the best small dog name is the name that fits the individual dog.
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