You’ve Been Mispronouncing These Dog Breeds

At least one of these will make you want to fight, others you may have never even heard of.

What’s in a name? Well, depends on if it’s pronounced correctly.

Move it on over Rover, Fido, Buddy, & Bear…your name may be easy, but chances are your breed isn’t as cut & dry!

According to vets & canine breeders, these are the Top Ten mispronounced dog breeds in North America. Have you heard of every single one?

Top Ten Mispronounced Breeds


Perhaps the most shocking is shih tzu, but as a boy who grew up my whole life with wiener dogs, I am ashamed that my childwood was a lie. I used to pronounce them as “dash-hounds”.

Maybe we should just stick with “wiener dogs”.