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If You’re Not Rooting For the Portugeuse Podengo Pequeno in This Year’s Westminster Show You’re a Heartless Bastard

Source – The Westminster Kennel Club dog show has long been the province of purebreds. But the nation’s premier canine event is opening a doggie door this year to mixed-breed competitors: They’ll be included in its new agility trial.

Next month’s show at Madison Square Garden will also feature three new breeds. They’re the chinook, the Portuguese podengo pequeño and the rat terrier.

A press conference Wednesday featured some of the newcomers, plus dogs weaving around poles and jumping through a tire on an agility course.

Organizers say this year marks the first time dogs of mixed breeds have appeared anywhere at Westminster since the 138-year-old event’s early days.

They won’t vie for the prestigious Best in Show award. That’s still purebreds only. It’ll be awarded on Feb. 11.

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First year they let this super breed in the Westminster Dog Show and I guarantee he comes in blazing hot. Destroying dogs in the agility competition. Beating the shit out of dogs in the cooking event, which I’m 99% sure isn’t an actual event but my knowledge of the actual show is horrendous. I judge a dog by it’s look, and this dog just looks like a winner. All I know is come February I’ll have my custom made Portuguese podengo pequeño shirt on rooting my ass off.

– Ryan

P.S. The rat terrier is the worst named dog breed in the history of the world.

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