Updated: February 4, 2021 11:08:27 am
Seventy puppies will compete in the ‘Puppy Bowl’ ahead of the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 7 to encourage animal adoptions.
Team Ruff (orange bandanas) and Team Fluff (blue bandanas) will face off in the 16th edition of the annual event, with actor Dan Schachner acting as referee, Reuters reported.
Duo Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart will host the three-hour event as puppies chase soft toys and each other around a toy football field.
Watch our furry friends take the field for #PuppyBowl XVII!
— Animal Planet (@AnimalPlanetCa) February 1, 2021
According to the report, the event is pre-recorded and the animals featured are normally all adopted before the Super Bowl.
There’s no party like a #PuppyBowl paw-ty! 😎
Watch the big game with hosts @marthastewart and @snoopdogg, on Sunday Feb 7 at 2p ET on Animal Planet. Or, stream it live on #discoveryplus. pic.twitter.com/Pb4gnjpbik
— Animal Planet (@AnimalPlanet) January 28, 2021
As per a USA Today report, the three-hour event includes the ‘Pup Close and Personal’ segments which help viewers learn more about the adoptable dogs’ stories, their shelters and rescue groups.
The show will stream on Discovery+ and air on Animal Planet on Sunday at 2 p.m. ET, ahead of Super Bowl LV between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs.
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