Shih Tzu dogs are wonderful companion dogs. To come up with good dog names
, we need to learn the character, history, attribute, appearance, and temperament of the Shih Tzu. Here are the favorite names for the Shih Tzu.
Shih Tzu really means lion dog. It is breed to look like a lion. The head grows long silky hair which resembles the head of lion. Leola, Leon, Leona, Leontyne, and Lionel are a Latin dog names which means lion. The dog owners derive the name from Leo. Apparently, Leo is also a favorite dog name
Since lion is brave and strong animal, the German came up with Len and Leonard. Len means brave lion, while Leonard means strong as lion. Both are male dog names
. Len do not have much variation that is ever recorded. However, Lenny is the best German variation for Len.
The same goes for Leonard. The only German variation may be Leonardo. The letter O at the end signifies a male dog name. Actually, the name can pass as Spanish dog name as well.
In other origin, the choices are Ari (Hebrew), Ly (Vietnamese), and Singh (Indian). Again, the dog names mean lion.
Shih Tzu originated from China. Most probably, the dog came from Tibet. With DNA analysis, we can confirm the origin of the dog breed. Recently, the DNA analysis confirms the origin which is Tibet. It also proved that the dog breed existed for over ten thousand years. Hence, Shih Tzu is one of the most ancient dog breeds.
The dog is highly popular dog breed in palaces. Rulers or Emperors must love the playfulness, smartness, trustfulness, and sweetness of the dog. It would stay comfortably on the lap of the dog owners.
Because the dog lived in the palaces, the dog must have received so much care and attention from the owners and servants. Eventually, the care and attention may have spoiled the dog. It may be the reason why the Shih Tzu dogs can not stand without the dog owners. Without the dog owners, the dog starts to feel stress, sad, and restless.
Since Shih Tzu is one of the brightest or smartest dog breed, we can look at bright dog names. Bert and Burt are German dog names meaning bright
. If you have a pack of Shih Tzu, the leader of the pack may be name as Berthold. The dog name means bright ruler or leader.
The dog comes in various colors, although the dog is usually white with a hint of brown or tan. The dog is also small. The dog stands up to twelve inches in height. Often, the dogs behave with high, royal, noble, arrogant, or proud stature. The dogs are quite furry, but the dogs do not shred too much fur. Hence, the dog is recognized as hypoallergenic. The body is slightly longer in comparison with the feet.
The dog names that means noble are Breanna, Breanne, Breonna, Bria, Brian, Briana, Brianna, Brionna, Bryan, Bryana, Bryanna, and Bryant. The names are all Gaelic dog names
. There are also from other origin like Acelin (French), Adelle (German), Arya (Sanskrit), and Edsel (German).
The Chinese introduces the Shih Tzu in Europe in 1930. The dog grew in popularity in Europe. After the World War II, the American military brought the dogs to America. Around 1969, the American Kennel Club registered the dog breed.
In conclusion, the Shih Tzu dogs are great lap and companion dogs. With its playfulness, intelligence, appearance, history, and behavior, we can come up with absolutely perfect dog names.
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A breed of dog was developed for each functional and usefulness to us. In this article, we will examine our culture and tradition. Thereby, we can help find a good name for mostly black dogs.
Base on functionality, there are over five hundred dog breeds in the world. However, only one hundred twenty five dog breeds were registered with American Kernel Club.
Here are some of the dog breeds that are usually black: American Water Spaniel, German Collie, Formosan Mountain Dog, Belgian Sheepdog, Bergamasco, Black Russian Terrier, Bouvier des Flandres, Boykin Spaniel, Cao De Castro Laboreiro, Curly Coated Retriever, Doberman Pinscher, Flat Coated Retriever, German Pinscher, Patterdale Terrier, Schipperke, and Schnauzer.
The black color symbolizes power, elegance, formal, and mystery. When we go to a formal event like weddings, interviews, and reunions, we usually wear formal attire. Men wear black tie, bow tie, tuxedos, while women wear long or cocktail dresses. The black tie invitation signals a formal event. And, we have to look elegant and formal.
Giorgio Armani is a famous Italian fashion designer who makes luxurious, expensive, formal, and elegant clothes. The quality of clothes is almost incomparable. There have been some dog owners that gave Giorgio or Armani as dog names. It is easy fall in love with the name. Giorgio is Greek dog name meaning earth worker or farmer, while Armani is an Italian dog name meaning
Mela is a female Greek dog name which means black or dark. Or, she wears a black dress. Melaney, Melania, Melanie, and Melany are female Greek dog names
which is a variation of Mela.
Chocolate and Coffee is an alternative dog name for black dogs. After adding more cacaos in chocolate, you can make a darker chocolate. It is almost black. makes a good Cacao is the main ingredient for a confection called Chocolate.
Coffee is a hot drink from coffee beans. Without milk or cream, the coffee is almost black. Thereby, the Chocolate and Coffee makes as a good dog names for black dogs.
Here are the black dogs with a hint of tan and white: Appenzell Mountain Dog, Australian Kelpe, Beuceron, Bernese Mountain Dog, Coonhound, Entlebucher Mountain Dog, Hunt Terrier, Lancashire Heeler, Manchester Terrier, Manchester Toy Terrier, Pomapoo, Rottweiler, and Yorkshire Terrier.
Cinnamon and Guiness fits for black and tan dogs. After baking a cinnamon bun, you made a delicious pastry. Some dark parts are burned and black.
Guiness is a tasty alcoholic drink or beer. It was developed by Arthur Guiness. The beer is think and creamy. In a beer glass, the beer is a half black and half tan. Therefore, Cinnamon and Guiness makes a good dog name
for black and tan dogs.
Here are black dogs with a hint of white: Bearded Collie, and Boston Terrier. Oreo which is a delicious cookie fits for black and white dogs. The cookie consists of two black cookies which hold the delicious white cream in the middle. It is best eaten by dipping with milk.
The dogs come in various colors. There are breeds that are mostly black. By digging deeper our culture and tradition, we can find excellent name for the cute and pretty dogs. They just deserve the best and perfect dog name for black dog.
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There are two sides to Easter Season. It is Christian celebration from second century and non-religious tradition from the pagans. Nevertheless, the season have symbols that may be interesting for dog owners. With the symbols, you can be inspired to find the good dog names
During ancient times, the Saxons were pagans. They which were from old Germanic tribe celebrate the end of winter or return of spring by creating a festival for Eostre. She is the goddess of offspring and spring.
Christians met the Saxons as they celebrate the festival. Secretly, the Christians try to convert Saxons with the use of the festival. Amazingly, the Christians were able to convert some Saxons to Christianity. However, it is dangerous for the newly convert to celebrate the Christian religion. Eventually, the Christians allowed the newly convert to celebrate the festival in a Christian tradition. As it turns out, the festival coincides at the same time that Christian observes the resurrection of Christ life.
Easter Season has no definite date. The Easter Season happens between late March and late April. Easter falls on a Sunday after the Astronomical full moon and March 21. So, Easter Sunday depends on the calendar. In short, Easter Sunday may be different for Gregorian, Julian, or Astonomical calendar.
Selene is a dog name in Greek. It is an ancient word for the Moon. The Selena, Salena, Salina, Selina, and Celena are Greek dog names
which is variation of Selene. In another origin, the choices are Chantrea, Hang, and Shandra. The names are Cambodian, Vietnamese, and Indian dog names
In springtime, the flowers start to bloom. The flowers that are plenty in spring time are Tulip, Trillium, Cherry Blossoms, Daisy, Magnolia, Daffodil, and Sweet Peas. As you can see, the flower name can easily be good dog names for female dogs.
The Cherry Blossoms may be a little long for dog name, but you can try to translate to another origin. For example, Sakura is Japanese for Cherry Blossoms. Apparently, Blossoms with itself can be great dog name.
Flor which is a Latin dog name means literally flower. The Fleur, Flora, Floria, and Florian are Latin dog names
which is a variation of Flor. Italian and Spanish language has some similarities. The Fiorella is the Italian variation of Flor. Fiorella is for female dogs, while Fiorello is for male dogs.
In 1600, the Easter bunny was introduced. Since the bunny can breed with ease, the bunny symbolizes fertility. The legend says the bunny comes to bring basket full of Easter egg and toys on the Easter Sunday eve. The bunny hides the basket. Then, the children hunts for the basket like treasure hunting. The Otakara means treasure in Japanese. Therefore, the Otakara as a dog name makes perfect sense.
In 1800, an edible Easter bunny was introduced. Originally, bunny was made of bake pastry. Now, you can find chocolate in the various forms of bunny and egg. Hence, the Chocolate is good dog name for brown dogs.
Easter egg is usually a chicken egg which is decorated. Since the chick breaks out of the egg, the egg represents the rebirth of the earth or start of new life.
The Easter Season has many symbols and traditions. If you are looking for a dog name, you can start with Easter Season. It may have been commercialized now. However, there is deep meaning behind the symbols.
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Every February 14th, we observed the Valentines Day in many countries. It is the day that we show love to our love partners. Traditionally, we send flowers, gift, greeting cards, or treats. In many cases, we give the gift of puppy. Let us show how to name the puppy.
A puppy is a cute gift for Valentines Day. Naturally, you may want a good dog names
that relates to Valentines Day. It was a special day. And, you want to cherish the memorable day.
When you think of Valentines Day, you may think of a few things. For example, chocolates, love, red, flowers, romance, and romantic dinner are a few things that comes in mind. With the list, you can find the best dog name for the puppy.
From all the confections, the chocolate is given the most for the special day. The chocolate is a great name for brown or dark dogs. Roasting the cacao beans, the chocolate maker creates a delicious and sweet confection. Depending on the amount of cacao, the chocolate is the range between light brown to dark brown.
Red is the color of Valentines Day. The cards, gifts, flowers, and decorations have some red in it. Admon, Clancy, Crimson, Griffin, Griffith, Hong, Miaka, Rouge, and Ruby are dog names meaning
red on their origin. From the list, Hong and Miaka are from exotic origin. Hong is Chinese dog name
, while Miaka is Japanese dog name
. The rest are English origin except for Admon, Rouge, and Ruby. It is a dog name from Hebrew, French, and Latin origin respectively.
There are many more English dog names that are derived from the word red. Here are some examples. Redd, Reed, and Reid are derived from the word red.
Some dog breeds may not be exactly red color, but the fur color may be close enough to red. The choices are Arun, Aruna, Broderick, Griffin, Griffith, Kapila, Radleigh, and Raleigh. Arun, Aruna, and Kapila that are Sanskrit or Indian origin means rust colored or reddish brown. Broderick, Griffin, and Griffith are from Welsh origin. The names mean reddish. Now, Radleigh and Raleigh are English dog names
meaning red wood.
The fruit that is tantamount with Valentines are apple, strawberry, cherry, and raspberry. Apparently, they are red fruits. Thus, it can be ideal name for dog names.
The guys like to give flowers in Valentines Day. The favorite flowers are three red roses. Flora means flower in Latin. Thus, Flora is a Latin origin dog names
which means flower. The variations of Flora are Flor, Floria, Florian, and Florrie. The names have variations in different origin too. Hana (Japanese), Florella (Italian), Mali (Thai), and Prasoon (Indian) are example of the variations from another origin.
In many languages, there is a word for love. Therefore, the word has become dog names for many dog owners. For example, Agape literally means love in Greek. Here are some dog names that literally means love in different origin. Ai (Japanese), Amor (Latin), Asta (Norwegian), Ife (African), and Manoj (Sanskrit) means love in another origin.
Valentines Day is one of the happiest days that we observed every year. As you can see, the day numerously served as inspiration for dog names. There are many more, but we run out of space to write.
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