This Shih Tzu names page is dedicated to helping lucky owners such as yourself, find the perfect name for this amazing breed.
Being one of the more popular dog breeds out there, anyone who owns one can attest to their sweet, lovable personalities, and boy do they love to play!
Apart from they’re good looks and charm, there’s several other interesting things about the Shih Tzu you might find interesting…
-The Shih Tzu is one of the oldest breeds in existence, originally bred as companions for Chinese royalty, they date back thousands of years. Their name in Chinese translates into “lion dog”.
-Even though they have long coats, they shed surprising little, making them ideal for allergy sufferers as well as apartment dwellers, as well as aspiring groomers.
So what’s there not to love? Nothing really, so why not fit this special pup with the perfect Shih Tzu dog name? What you’ll find below are a few suggestions we felt would fit your pal, then gender specific Shih Tzu names, then some additional creative ideas below those.
Ready? Let the search begin…
Bianca: Means “white, pure,” and is a great choice for a small, white, and spunky female Shih Tzu that will fill your home with lots of personality and fun.
Lioness: The word Shih Tzu means
“lion dog,” and is a great play on words since they are such small, but
hardy and confident pups that have the appearance of a lion.
Percy: Constantly alert, this petite pooch loves to be the watchdog of his home and is extremely loyal and protective of his human companions.
Petunia: Picture your sweet, loving Shih Tzu waking you up every morning and jumping out of bed to follow you into the kitchen while you make your morning coffee.
Pickles: A fun and interesting Shih Tzu dog name, well suited for a girl that is sweet, but a little sour at times!
Sultan: This breed carries themselves with an air of royalty, so name your pal to reflect the confidence and strength you recognize in him, despite his small physique.
Tinkerbell: This Shih Tzu is small and sweet natured, but very energetic and constantly into everything. She will be well suited with parents that don’t mind having her go everywhere with them.
Zeke: Meaning “God will strengthen,” this Shih Tzu name is perfect for a little pooch that is hardy and strong at heart!
Ziggy: Full of fun loving energy and pizzazz, your male Shih Tzu has no idea that he is so small and tries his hardest to keep up with the big dogs.
|Names For Males||Names For Females|
|Cody||Keno||Sha Na Na|
|Doggie Lama||Lashes||Tic Tac|
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