53 Popular Names For Small Dogs

By Briana Hansen

Naming your small dog is no small feat. Despite their stature, they're full of personality. And you want to choose a name that reflects just that. So here is a list to get you started on the long journey of finding a name for your short pup.

carry dog
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Itty Bitty Boys

  • Pluto
  • Antman
  • Bubba
  • Napoleon
  • Peter
  • Porky
  • Romeo
  • Bernie
  • Tycho
  • Ferrari
  • David
Yorkshire terrier waiting for play
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Little Ladies

  • Gigi
  • Tinkerbell
  • Yoko
  • Dot
  • Fifi
  • Pixie
  • Star
  • Birdie
  • Porscha
  • Blossom
  • Maple
Pug dog
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Gender Neutral (But Packed With Pint-Sized Punch)

  • Pip
  • Pico
  • Squeaks
  • Puck
  • Bubble
  • Chia
  • Boo Boo
  • Bug
  • Biscuit
  • Crumpet
  • Flea
  • Bean
  • Sprout
  • Lil Lovebug
  • Tweet
  • Rogue
  • Seeker
  • Nugget
  • Mosquito
  • Baby
  • Peanut
Little Dog, Big Stick
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Miniature But Mighty

  • Biggie Smalls
  • Hercules
  • Mighty Mouse
  • Bark Vadar
  • Jabba The Hut
  • Superman
  • Atlantis
  • Colossus
  • Andre The Giant
  • The Rock