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  • The saying goes that dog is man's best friend, but while Houston loves its cuddly canines, almost all of our popular breeds are anything but lap dogs. Click through to see which dog reigns supreme. Photo: Gary Coronado, Houston Chronicle / © 2014 Houston Chronicle

    Photo By Gary Coronado/Houston Chronicle 

    The saying goes that dog is man's best friend, but while Houston loves its cuddly canines, almost all of our popular breeds are anything but lap dogs. Click through to see which dog reigns supreme.

  • French BulldogsAmerica 2014: 9Houston 2014: 10America 2013: N/AHouston 2013: 10 Photo: American Kennel Club

    Photo By David Woo / American Kennel Club 

    French Bulldogs
    America 2014:
    9
    Houston 2014: 10
    America 2013: N/A
    Houston 2013: 10

  • Doberman PinschersAmerica 2014: N/AHouston 2014: 9America 2013: N/AHouston 2013: N/A Photo: Tom Pitera, American Kennel Club / © 2013 Thomas Pitera Photography

    Photo By Tom Pitera/American Kennel Club 

    Doberman Pinschers
    America 2014:
    N/A
    Houston 2014: 9
    America 2013: N/A
    Houston 2013: N/A

  • BoxersAmerica 2014: 8Houston 2014: 8America 2013: 7Houston 2013: 9 Photo: American Kennel Club

    Photo By American Kennel Club 

    Boxers
    America 2014:
    8
    Houston 2014: 8
    America 2013: 7
    Houston 2013: 9

  • PoodlesAmerica 2014: 7Houston 2014: 7America 2013: 8Houston 2013: 6 Photo: American Kennel Club

    Photo By American Kennel Club 

    Poodles
    America 2014:
    7
    Houston 2014: 7
    America 2013: 8
    Houston 2013: 6

  • RottweilerAmerica 2014: 10Houston 2014: 6America 2013: 9Houston 2013: 7 Photo: Tom Pitera, American Kennel Club / © 2013 Thomas Pitera Photography

    Photo By Tom Pitera/American Kennel Club 

    Rottweiler
    America 2014:
    10
    Houston 2014: 6
    America 2013: 9
    Houston 2013: 7

  • Yorkshire TerriersAmerica 2014: 6Houston 2014: 5America 2013: 6Houston 2013: 5 Photo: Tom Pitera, American Kennel Club / © 2013 Thomas Pitera Photography

    Photo By Tom Pitera/American Kennel Club 

    Yorkshire Terriers
    America 2014:
    6
    Houston 2014: 5
    America 2013: 6
    Houston 2013: 5

  • Golden RetrieverAmerica 2014: 3Houston 2014: 4America 2013: 3Houston 2013: 4 Photo: American Kennel Club

    Photo By David Woo / American Kennel Club 

    Golden Retriever
    America 2014: 3

    Houston 2014: 4
    America 2013: 3
    Houston 2013: 4

  • German ShepherdsAmerica 2014: 2Houston 2014: 3America 2013: 2Houston 2013: 3 Photo: American Kennel Club

    Photo By American Kennel Club 

    German Shepherds
    America 2014:
    2
    Houston 2014: 3
    America 2013: 2
    Houston 2013: 3

  • BulldogAmerica 2014: 4Houston 2014: 2America 2013: 5Houston 2013: 2 Photo: American Kennel Club

    Photo By David Woo / American Kennel Club 

    Bulldog
    America 2014:
    4
    Houston 2014: 2
    America 2013: 5
    Houston 2013: 2

  • Labrador RetrieversAmerica 2014: 1Houston 2014: 1America 2013: 1Houston 2013: 1 Photo: American Kennel Club

    Photo By David Woo / American Kennel Club 

    Labrador Retrievers
    America 2014:
    1
    Houston 2014: 1
    America 2013: 1
    Houston 2013: 1

  • FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2007 file photo, four Labrador retrievers line up for a photograph with their handlers before entering the ring for competition at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York. Labs reigned as the nation's top dog in 2014 for the 24th year after breaking poodles’ decades-old record in 2013, according to American Kennel Club rankings set to be released Thursday Feb. 26, 2015. Labrador retrievers hit the top 10 in the 1970s and haven’t left since. Photo: Kathy Willens, AP / AP

    Photo By Kathy Willens/AP 

    FILE - In this Feb.

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    By Laila Kearney

    NEW YORK Wed Jan 21, 2015 4:36pm EST

    New breed entries in the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Chanel and Burberry, Cotons de Tulear breeds, stand while Falko, a Wirehaired Vizla, stands with its owner during a press conference in New York January 21, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

    1 of 6. New breed entries in the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Chanel and Burberry, Cotons de Tulear breeds, stand while Falko, a Wirehaired Vizla, stands with its owner during a press conference in New York January 21, 2015.

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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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