The Tibetan Spaniel is a breed of assertive, small, intelligent dogs originating in the Himalayan mountains of Tibet. The Tibetan Spaniels are also called "Simkhyi", which means house dog, room dog or even bedroom dog. Tibbie is the nickname of the breed. They are the dog of highest order and are being kept as Lama dogs or with aristocrats. Extremely intelligent, the Tibetan Spaniel is one of the most cat-like dog breeds. Check out our collection of Tibetan Spaniel dog names for male or female Tibbie puppies.