Thanksgiving is for family, friends, food, football and our favorite tradition: dog shows. And when you tune into the National Dog Show on November 24, you’ll get to see three new and adorable canine faces: the American Hairless Terrier (Terrier Group), Sloughi (Hound Group) and Pumi (Herding Group).

These three dog breeds were fully recognized by the AKC in 2016, making them eligible to compete in dog shows and competitions. So while you eagerly await this year’s television broadcast on NBC, check out the photo gallery below to learn more about the new breeds — and get to know the seven breeds who were recognized by the AKC in 2015.    

EmbeddableSlideshow: New Breeds at 2017 Westminster Dog Show EMBEDDABLE SLIDESHOW

Breeds Competing for the First Time, Plus Breeds Added in 2015
American Hairless Terrier (Terrier): Sloughi (Hound): Pumi (Herding): Bergamasco (Herding): Berger Picard (Herding): Boerboel (Working): Cirneco dell’Etna (Hound): Lagotto Romagnolo (Sporting): Miniature American Shepherd (Herding): Spanish Water Dog (Herding):

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