American Kennel Club welcomes new official dog breed, the Biewer terrier

SAN FRANCISCO – The American Kennel Club welcomes a new breed of dog to the pack, and they are tiny.

It’s called the Biewer Terrier and was developed in Germany in the 1980s.

The club says the breed is a cheerful dog with a childish, even whimsical, attitude. They are intelligent, devoted, and faithful companions, despite their sometimes mischief.

It resembles a Yorkie with a long, flowing coat of various colors that hangs close to the ground. They weigh between 4 and 8 pounds.

It is now the American Kennel Club’s 197th recognized breed, meaning this toy dog ​​breed can compete for Best in Show at many U.S. events including the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York.

Read more about the Biewer Terrier here.

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