Chihuahua Names

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Chihuahua Names

Chihuahua Names Chihuahuas are a feisty little breed that, unfortunately, irritate many people. Even many dog owners are apt to make comments such as Chihuahuas are not “real” dogs, and so on.

On the other hand, if you’re a Chihuahua lover, from your point of view Chihuahuas can probably do no wrong.

As with any dog, one of the first – very pleasant – tasks is to choose a name. What’s in a name, you might ask? Well, plenty really. It’s a word you’re going to be using over and over and over again over the next many years. So it needs to be a name that you’re going to like long term. And it’s always preferable to pick a name that suits your particular dog – both your dog’s temperament, and his/her breed.

As with any dog names, Chihuahua names can run the gammut from people’s names to common dog names, to more unique, more specifically, Chihuahua names.

Here again are some ideas for names for your Chihuahua from Richard Livitski that might taChihuahua Nameske your fancy:

Owning a Chihuahua can be quite an adventure, as I’m sure most owners of this breed can attest to.On one hand you’ve got this cute little dog that everyone wants to hold and pet. On the other hand, if you’re a stranger, you’ll be lucky to have four fingers left when you try, because it might just bite one off. This is because of the Chihuahuas extreme loyalty to those he’s familiar with, and his not appreciating what he feels might be an infringement of his territory.Chihuahuas can also be an adventure to own simply by virtue of their attitudes. Hang around one for any length of time and you’ll notice that this little dog doesn’t seem to know that it’s little! Because of this, they’re often referred to as the little dog, with the big dog attitude. They can be aggressive toward other pets, and can bark up a storm over the littlest thing, which in most cases is bigger than the actual dog itself.

Even though the above mentioned characteristics can be interesting to say the least, more endearing qualities are those of the Chihuahuas extreme loyalty to those he’s familiar with. Also, this puppy has a high energy level and spunk, that can brighten anyone’s day.

Because of these diverse qualities, naming this pooch can prove a bit of a challenge. Should you choose any dog name? Or look for Chihuahua names that best reflect it’s small size, or even it’s humorous big dog attitude?

Since we felt this unique pooch deserves a unique name, we’ve come up with some Chihuahua dog name suggestions that cover both it’s small size and it’s big attitude. Here’s some ideas from our dog names website…

Dog Names That Sound Small 

Bambi, Bonbon, Bugsy, Butterball, Button, Cuddles, Doodle, Gumball, Junior, Kewpie, Laptop, Munchkin, Nibbles, Nipper, Peanut, Peewee, Puddles, Putt-Putt, Squeaky, Squirt, Tinkerbell

Dog Names That Sound Big Chihuahua Names

Attila, Big Shot, Boomer, Bruno, Bunyan, Butkus, Capone, Genghis, Grizzly, Hercules, Hulk, Jaws, Kahuna, Kong, Manley, Moose, Muscles, Rambo, Samson, Sarge, Stallion, Sumo, Terminator, Ulysses, Wookie, Yukon, Zeus

In closing, it’s important to remember that when naming any dog, Chihuahua or otherwise, not to give him a name that might cause him to be mocked or made fun of. When searching for the perfect male or female Chihuahua name, these names were suggested hoping to get your creative juices flowing, and start you off on the right paw.

When Richard Livitski isn’t busy digging up Chihuahua Names, he’s working on his dog names website where dog names and puppy names in all shapes and sizes can be found.Article Source:

Leave your comments below on what you think of these Chihuahua name ideas. And if you have some additional ideas for names for Chihuahuas, then please let us all in on the secret, by letting us know your great ideas in the comments below.


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Brigitte Smith is an entrepreneur with a love of dogs and a healthy lifestyle. Brigitte is passionate about holistic health alternatives for dogs, most of which are today suffering foreshortened lifespans in the wake of a lifetime diet of commercial pet food, and further contributed to by unnecessary over-vaccination and chemicals and poisons applied topically and internally. is one of Brigitte's sites dedicated to dog health, and in particular dog food reviews.

2 thoughts on “Chihuahua Names

  1. Ann

    I have an eighteen month old chi and every name we came up with he would not answer to. One day I said, “Dog what can we call you” and it hit me, call him D.O.G. and he answered right away. So it stuck.
    D.O.G. (deogee)

  2. Lucy

    My Lil Girl is named Lucy (Nickname Lu Lu/ Lucy Goosey/ or Lucy Lu!) My very 1st Chi was a gorgeous lil boy named Jay Jay, I’m now looking at adding a lil boy to our family considering Pablo, pepito or Killer and a few other alternatives!

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