A Translation Of Yankee Dogs To Southern Dawgs

We all know that Americans speak differently in the North (Yankee Territory) to what they do in the South.

Here is a useful translation guide for different types of dogs from Yankee to Southern.


(Yankee) German Shepherd Dog
(Southern) Poh-leece Dawg.

(Yankee) Poodle
(Southern) Circus Dawg.

(Yankee) Doberman Pinscher
(Southern) Dobimin Pinches.

(Yankee) Beagle
(Southern) Rabbit Dawg.

(Yankee) Rottweiler
(Southern) Mean As A Rattlesnake Dawg. Good dawg to guard the still.

(Yankee) Yellow Lab
(Southern) Ol’ Yeller Dawgs.

(Yankee) Black Lab
(Southern) Duck fetchin’ Dawg.

(Yankee) Greyhound
(Southern) Greased Lightnin’ Dawg.

(Yankee) Malinois
(Southern) Another kind of Poh-leece Dawg.

(Yankee) Blue Ticks, Red Bones, etc.
(Southern) Prize Coon Dawgs.

(Yankee) Pekinese
(Southern) Mop Dawg.

(Yankee) Chinese Crested
(Southern) Nekkid Dawg.

(Yankee) Dachshund
(Southern) Weenie Dawg.

(Yankee) Siberian Husky
(Southern) Sled-Pullin’ Dawg.

(Yankee) Bouvier, Komondor
(Southern) “What In the World Kinda Dawg Is That?”

(Yankee) Great Dane, Mastiff
(Southern) Danged BIG Dawg.

(Yankee) Any dog that raids the hen house
(Southern) Egg-Suckin’ Dawg.

(Yankee) Any lazy dog
(Southern) Good fer nothin’ Dawg.

(Yankee) Any dog that’s died and been buried and gone to Rainbow Bridge
(Southern) Best danged Dawg I ever had

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