It’s time for essentially the most cute sporting occasion you’ll ever see: the Puppy Bowl.
Brimming with oodles of pet power, the TV occasion is a Puppy Bowl Super Bowl spotlighting the tireless work of shelters and rescues throughout the nation, in addition to showcasing some very candy adoptable pets.
Here’s all the things you want to learn about this feel-good pet love fest:
What channel is the Puppy Bowl on?
Puppy Bowl XIX airs on Animal Planet and streams on discovery+. It’s a three-hour TV occasion.
What time is the Puppy Bowl?
The Puppy Bowl is on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT.
What can I count on to see on the Puppy Bowl?
There will likely be numerous very cute puppies, after all — particularly, Animal Planet Puppy Bowl adoptable canine from rescues and shelters. Puppy gamers from Team Ruff and Team Fluff go paw to paw within the Puppy Bowl stadium to win the Wayfair “Lombarky” trophy. Puppies may even be competing on the sector for high doggie spots just like the Bissell MVP (Most Valuable Puppy) or to win the Subaru Of America, Inc. Underdog Award.
Is there a pre-game present?
The Puppy Bowl XIX will start with a pre-game present on Animal Planet and discovery+ at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT with insights for the Puppy Bowl draft, together with interviews with coaches and gamers and details about every pet participant’s breed combine and traits from Wisdom Panel dog DNA check. The pre-game present may even provide a primary have a look at the Arm & Hammer Slide Kitty Halftime Show.
Who are these puppies?
The Puppy Bowl options 122 puppies, 67 shelters and rescues throughout 34 states. Plus, for the primary time, it’ll embrace a Native American animal group and a pet participant from Dominica, West Indies. There will likely be extra puppies, animal shelters and rescues than ever earlier than — together with 11 special-needs pet gamers on the lookout for their perpetually houses like:
- Julius, a hearing-impaired Dalmatian
- Marmalade, a sight- and hearing-impaired Border Collie/Australian Cattle Dog
- Mykonos, an American Staffordshire Terrier/Bulldog with a cleft palate
What else ought to I do know concerning the Puppy Bowl?
Referee Dan Schachner returns for his twelfth 12 months whereas sportscasters Steve Levy and Taylor Rooks return to supply play-by-play commentary. The Puppy Bowl’s Adoptable Pup segments will seem all through this system with 11 shelters from across the U.S. that includes one among their adoptable puppies. (There will likely be three shelters with kittens throughout Kitty Half-Time.)