7 Dog Breeds You’ve Probably Been Mispronouncing

Dachshund

The charming Dachshund is often mispronounced as "dash-hound." The correct pronunciation is "daks-hund." These energetic dogs with a distinctive appearance are beloved companions.

Chihuahua

The small and spirited Chihuahua is commonly mispronounced as "chee-wa-wa." The accurate pronunciation is "chee-wah-wah." 

Shih Tzu

The adorable Shih Tzu is frequently mispronounced as "sheed-zoo." The correct pronunciation is "shid-zoo." 

Beauceron

The Beauceron, often mispronounced as "boh-ser-on," should be pronounced "bo-ser-on." This intelligent and versatile breed excels in various roles, from herding to guarding.

Keeshond

The fluffy Keeshond is commonly mispronounced as "kees-hound." The accurate pronunciation is "kays-hond."

Weimaraner

The sleek Weimaraner is often mispronounced as "wi-ma-ran-er." The correct pronunciation is "vy-ma-ra-ner."

Papillon

The Papillon, sometimes mispronounced as "pa-pil-lon," is correctly pronounced "pa-pee-yon." These small, lively dogs are known for their butterfly-like ears and playful demeanor.

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