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The Westminster Dog Show is finally opening its doors to mixed breeds, something that hasn't happened since its very earliest days. Officials announced Wednesday that mixed-breed competitors are permitted to enter the new agility trials at next month's show. Classified as "All-American" by Westminster, they are still not eligible for the Best in Show title. The prestigious best in show award will be awarded on Feb. 11. The competition will include more than 2,800 participants from 187 official American Kennel Club breeds. The Westminster main event will not contain any mixed-breed competitors. This year marks the first time allowing mixed breed dogs at this historic event since its...