Westminster introduces 6 new breeds to competition
Heather Shannon, left, of Dillsburg, Pa., gives her Samoan, Vanna a Salt, a brushing before competing in the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 24, 2012 1:13:09 PM PST
by SUE MANNING Associated Press
LOS ANGELES - January 24, 2012 --
Six dogs will make history this year as the newest breeds eligible to compete at Westminster. If they have visions of winning, though, history is against them.