Outside of prestigious canine reveals, there are usually not a complete lot of nationally televised occasions that canine lovers get to be excited for on a yearly foundation. But this time of 12 months, I, and really possible most of you, get very excited for a large, dare I say, SUPER sporting occasion….the Puppy Bowl!
The first airing of the Puppy Bowl was on February 6, 2005, reverse Super Bowl XXXIX, and has continued to air on a yearly foundation. For probably the most half, it’s a probability for viewers to see quite a lot of adoptable puppies working wild, leaping and taking part in with one another. This 12 months, for the primary time in Puppy Bowl historical past, the puppies can be assigned groups: Team Fluff and Team Ruff. They face off in a miniature soccer stadium, and all cuteness breaks free. Traditionally, the athletes taking part are all out there for adoption, most from native shelters but in addition from different shelters nationwide. This 12 months’s roster contains puppies starting from 11 to 21 weeks previous.
It is sort of not possible to find out which staff is the winner, however whoever wins can be taking house the “Lumbarki” trophy (that’s a play on phrases of the “Lombardi Trophy”, which is awarded to the staff who wins the Super Bowl). There will even be a number of canine topped MVPs (Most Valuable Puppies).
Animal Planet additionally tries to incorporate cat lovers within the enjoyable with the BISSELL Kitten Halftime Show.
This 12 months, Animal Planet is taking the Puppy Bowl to the Super Bowl’s host metropolis of Phoenix, AZ, The televised Puppy Bowl is definitely filmed a number of months previous to its airing, however this 12 months there will even be a reside occasion at Puppy Bowl Café in Phoenix, AZ as part of Super Bowl Central.
Also new this 12 months, canine lovers can go on the official web site and play a Fantasy Football-like sport the place you may draft your favourite puppies to your staff and watch their factors tally up through the sport.
Finally, you may observe the official sideline reporter “Meep the Bird” on Twitter for reside updates all through the sport. Follow the Twitter deal with @MeepTheBird for all Puppy Bowl information on the day of the sport.
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