Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl 2010 will give those who aren't at all interested in football a little something to look forward to this Super Bowl Sunday. The Puppy Bowl will air at 3pm today, and will feature dogs playing on the field in their own Super Bowl, of sorts. Even though the pups can't exactly throw or any of that, they'll certainly be running around the field after a ball. There's even refs. "I make sure it's a clean game," says Andrew Schechter (via Cleveland.com, who is both a...Read Full Story
Is Animal Planet's annual Puppy Bowl the most emotionally manipulative programming on TV? Perhaps! How can anyone resist the allure of puppies playing on a fake football field? In its eight years, the show has turned into kind of a ratings beast, and while the numbers for Puppy Bowl IX aren't in yet, we already know who the adorable MVP is: a schnauzer/beagle mix named Marta.Marta, who "competed" against 63 other rescue dogs, won fans over in droves during the show's broadcast owing to her...Read Full Story
Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl 2011 is the biggest day of the year for pet lovers! Forget the big tough guys at the Super Bowl, we're interested in the feistiest puppies around. The action is airing all afternoon, and is much cuter than all the tackling and crashing in Dallas. The pups don't really understand the rules, and they're ball skills are lacking, but they're darn cute. And there's even refs. "I make sure it's a clean game," says Andrew Schechter (via Cleveland.com, who is both a...Read Full Story
This Sunday, February 3rd, millions of people around the country will be busy watching the Super Bowl (go 49ers!). While we definitely plan on watching, we're WAY more excited for the Puppy Bowl!
One of the main reasons we love the Puppy Bowl so much is because Animal Planet puts a large focus on animal rescue and adoption. All 63 participating pups were selected from shelters and rescues in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Marjorie Kaplan, president and general manager of Animal Planet Media, said...Read Full Story
Bleacher ReportThe Puppy Bowl: Sunday's other big gameWashington Post (blog)On Animal Planet's ninth annual Puppy Bowl, which begins Sunday at 3 p.m. and airs on repeat for the rest of the day, you don't have to pick a team to root for. The puppies always win. Gallery: Behind the scenes at the Puppy Bowl (Linda Davidson/for ...Animal shelters are real winners of 'Puppy Bowl'The Seattle TimesYour Break From The Super Bowl: Watch The Puppy Bowl Live OnlineSportsGridPuppy Bowl 2013: Complete...Read Full Story
The Puppy Bowl is being held February 7, 2010, the same day as the NFL Super Bowl, on the Animal Planet. It will feature puppies playing a football game, complete with rabbit cheerleaders. See more about the Puppy Bowl here.