New Dog Breeds List Announced By American Kennel Club (Photo)

By on Jun 9, 2011 in Animals, United States, World Comments

Three new dog breeds were announced by the American Kennel Club (AKC) in addition to its growing list of recognized dogs, as posted on its official website.

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The new entries into the AKC list includes, the American English Coonhound, Finnish Lapphund, and Cesky. AKC has already enlisted 173 dog breeds in its organization as of writing.

The American English Coonhound will be joining the hound group. Herding group’s newest member is the Finnish LappHund. Cesky will be joining the Terrier breeds.

According to AKC spokeswoman, Lisa Peterson, “The AKC is excited to add these wonderful breeds to our registry and give families even more dogs to choose from.” She added that “From hunters to herders, each breed has a unique history, and makes loving, devoted family pets.”

American English Coonhound
The American English Coonhound is an avid hunter known for its tremendous speed and loud voice.
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Finnish Lapphund
The Finnish Lapphund is an alert and agile dog.
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Cesky Terrier
The Cesky Terrier was bred to hunt vermin, fox, and badger, among others.
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