An affenpinscher named Banana Joe took home Best in Show honors at last year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. This year's show gets underway today.
Three new breeds will debut at this year's show, as well as a new category for mixed breeds.
The first are rat terriers, pictured here during a press conference last week in New York.
Portuguese Podengo Pequenos will also make their debut at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Chinooks are the third new breed that will be competing.
According to Westminster, dogs in the Terrier Group have won the annual show the most -- strutting their way to the coveted Best In Show 45 times.
Dogs in the Sporting Group, like these golden retrievers, have won 19 times.
Working Group dogs, such as this Newfoundland, have won 15 times.
Dogs in the Non-Sporting Group, such as this bulldog, have won 10 times.
Toy Group dogs, such as the Chihuahua, have won 10 times.
Dogs in the Hound Group have won just five times in the show's history. Shown here is a beagle.
Dogs in the Herding Group have won the fewest number of times, taking home Best in Show just once. Shown here are two German shepherds.
Police are on high alert for drunken drivers this holiday season.
DUI arrests are happening and will continue to happen throughout Central Coast
Santa Barbara County sheriff's deputies are looking for a suspect responsible for a stabbing in downtown Goleta.
The Santa Barbara Rescue Mission is gearing up to serve hundreds of people in need this Thanksgiving.
It was a rock and roll party at Soho Sunday afternoon ... where young performers got to express themselves musically on stage.
Nataly Tavidian photo
Righetti High School students are having an early Thanksgiving break after rumors and social media speculation disrupted classes today.
Oscar Flores photo
Ten volunteers helped collect trash from the illegal pot farm located on the side of a steep hill in Happy Canyon in the Santa Ynez Valley.
The signs pointed to the grand jury drawing near a decision as to whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged with a crime for fatally shooting Michael Brown.
But word leaked out Saturday that when the Missouri grand jury wrapped up ...
While plenty of awards were dished out at the 42nd American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California, on Nov. 23, 2014, most viewers were more interested in the variety of the performers and the showmanship they brought to the stage.
The first jukebox goes into service, JFK lays in repose at the White House, "Doctor Who" debuts on TV, and "Three Men and a Baby" cleans up at the box office, all on this day.
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