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This undated photo provided by the American Kennel Club shows a Belgian Laekenois. The American Kennel Club is announcing Wednesday, July 1, 2020, that the Laekenois, a vigorous Belgian livestock-guarding breed, is now the club's 196th recognized breed. (Angie Kerins Photography/Courtesy of American Kennel Club via AP)

American Kennel Club adds a breed, with dog shows in flux

Jul. 1, 2020 6:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A vigorous Belgian livestock-guarding breed is gaining entree to the American Kennel Club. But Americans eager to see a Belgian Laekenois in person may have to be patient, since the coronavirus pandemic has taken a bite out of dog shows. The AKC is announcing Wednesday that the Laekenois...