Traits associated with the name Shep:

Dogs named Shep tend to be loving, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Shep?

Naming your dog Shep suggests that you have a fondness for traditional, classic names. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of loyalty and a desire for companionship.

Is Shep a good dog name?

Shep is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Shep isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Shep is found in these categories:


  • Shep ranks #2,705 with users of
  • Shep ranks #1,294 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Shep ranks #755 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Shep is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

In the past week, Shep was viewed 64 times, and liked 0 times.

Most popular breeds named Shep:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Australian Shepherd
  3. Border Collie
  4. Labrador Retriever
  5. Shetland Sheepdog

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Famous dogs named Shep:

  • film icon A german shepherd named Shep played a role in the movie My Dog Shep.
  • film icon A rough collie named Shep played a role in the movie The Painted Hills.
  • television icon A rough collie named Shep featured in the television show Horseland.

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