ENTLEBUCHER MOUNTAIN DOG
"They're very loyal," says Rebecca Hahn, founder of its breed club.
Pronounced "show-low-eats-queen-t-lee," the Mexican hairless is one of 173 breeds competing at the WKC show.
AMERICAN ENGLISH COONHOUND
By putting new dogs in the show, says co-host David Frei, "we are making them stars."
Fanciers of this double-jointed, cliff-dwelling breed call themselves Lundetics.
Like all the new AKC breeds, this hunting dog must be found in at least 20 U.S. states to qualify.
Some 2,000 dogs will go head-to-head in New York, including these former reindeer herders.