New breeds recognized by Westminster Dog Show

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

NEW YORK -- The world-famous Westminster Dog Show gets underway next month and it will feature two new breeds.

For the first time, the American Kennel Club is recognizing coton de tulears in the non-sporting group.

Wirehaired vizslas will also be introduced in the sporting group. In all, there are 192 breeds and varieties eligible for this year's show.

The competition takes place February 16-17 in New York City.

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