By Lynn Hayner | Posted: January 6, 2015, 6 a.m. PST

Yes "fly-ins" are real events, and yes my dog and I have attended some. And no, dogs (with a handful of exceptions) don’t typically go airborne. But it's not uncommon to see dogs joining their owners for these hang gliding events, even if they are just sitting on the sidelines.

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The Wirehaired Vizsla and Coton de Tulear will be introduced to the public during the National Dog Show on NBC24 Thursday afternoon.  / Source: American Kennel Club (AKC)

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When the National Dog Show Presented by Purina® airs on NBC24 at noon on Thanksgiving Day two new American Kennel Club (AKC) breeds will be introduced to the American public.

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By Rebecca Hartt on October 30, 2014

(DOG BREEDS/DOGS/LIFE WITH PETS) The results are in, and they may surprise you! Trupanion, a pet insurance company, conducted a study to find out what the most popular dog breeds are across North America.

Although some may assume that purebred dogs like Labrador Retrievers would be most preferred by guardians, mixed breeds take the top spot as the most popular dog breed in America.

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They’re new in town — and both want to be top dog.

The Westminster Kennel Club unveiled two new breeds Tuesday that will be competing next year at the group’s 139th annual dog show.

In one corner was Falko, a 13-month-old Wirehaired Vizsla, who was so composed he took a nap before he was introduced to the public.

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The name of this breed points to its most obvious feature - an extravagant, cotton-fluff coat of long, white hair. The Coton de Tulear is a member of the bichon group of breeds.… Read the full post here