4 new dog breeds at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Four new dog breeds will compete for Best in Show at the 145th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

According to the Westminster Kennel Club, the Biewer Terrier is “an elegant, long-haired dog with a breed-typical ponytail”.

The Biewer Terrier joins the Toy Group.

The barbet is described as a medium-sized dog and loyal companion. The dog finds and fetches birds and the barbet will compete in the Sporting Group.

The Belgian Laekenois is, according to the WKC, “an intelligent dog that was bred to tend and guard herds and fields”.

The Belgian Laekenois joins the Herding group.

The Dogo Argentino will compete in the working group. According to the WKC, the Argentine Dog was bred to capture dangerous game such as wild boars and pumas.

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