Will it be the wiry Whippet or the bulky Bulldog, how about a Black Miniature Schnauzer, named Fuzz? Maybe the tiny terrier or the mighty Mastiff? Anything can happen when the world’s most competitive and coiffed canines compete for the crown at the annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship. This renowned international event, featuring a slate of thousands of the finest dogs from around the world, will be televised be televised live by Animal Planet and the Discovery Channel, starting at 8 p.m. both nights. The spacious Convention Center will house Agility and Obedience events, as well as the Breed judging for all 153 breeds registered with the AKC. One dog from each breed will advance to the televised Group competitions, then only seven to the renowned Best in Show.Attendees will come face- to-face with various canine friends as the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship continues its honored tradition of highlighting responsible dog ownership with Meet the Breeds. This showcase provides an excellent opportunity for the public to see the wide variety of breeds while meeting members of the canine fancy who will share their insights and expertise on the breeds’ unique qualities and characteristics.