Friday Fun: Misspelled Dog Breed Names

Jack Russell TerrierThis joke has been floating around the internet for a few years and it’s unclear as to the original source. I wanted to share these funny dog breed names and provide a little chuckle for your afternoon.

These Are ‘Real’ Breeds Of Dog, As Collected From License Applications And Want Forms At A Us Dog Shelter:

  • Cavalier Cocker Spaniard
  • King James Spaniel
  • Westminster Terrier
  • Rhode Island Ridgeback
  • Palmeranian
  • Copper Spaniel
  • Cocker Spaniard
  • Black Labrador (from a license app, dog’s color was yellow)
  • Dorky Terrier
  • Lopso Apso
  • El Paso (attempt at Lhasa Apso)
  • Highland Heeler
  • Alaskan Malibu
  • Belgian Manawa
  • Belgium Malenoise
  • Basket Hound Bagel
  • Welch Corgi
  • Wild Haired Terrier
  • Carrion Terrier
  • Wineamimer
  • Rockwelders (of course we know that should be Rockwilder)
  • Rottenwiler
  • Great Pekingese (supposed to be Pyrenees)
  • Great Pyramid
  • Miniature Datsun
  • Irish Settler
  • Jack Daniels Terrier
  • German Police Man
  • Chesapeake A Retriever
  • Borderline Collie
  • Chevy King Charles (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel)
  • Goverment Pinscher

Have you ever heard or seen a misspelled dog or cat breed name that made you chuckle? Share it with us in the comments!

About Stacy @Trupanion

Stacy Kowalchuk is a dog mom to her rescued Whippet-mix, Ellie. During the week, you can find Stacy surfing (the internet, that is) and managing Trupanion's presence in the social media world. In her free time, Stacy likes to bake, especially cupcakes! To balance her culinary affinity, she also likes to stay active, especially with activities that include her dog such as hiking and going to dog parks.

One Response to Friday Fun: Misspelled Dog Breed Names

  1. Viki says:

    One of my favorites is “doxon” for dachshund.

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