The most beloved and fur-ocious competition on TV will go forward as planned.
Even though the last few months have been ruff for special events, Puppy Bowl XVII will premiere on Discovery+ and Animal Planet on Sunday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m. ET, according to an announcement from Discovery.
The three-hour event will feature 70 puppies from 22 different shelters, all of them up for adoption.
The annual romp, in which Team Ruff and Team Fluff go paws to paws, aims to raise awareness of pet adoption and showcase the vital work of shelters and rescues.
According to a press release, the past 16 editions of Puppy Bowl have seen a 100% adoption rate for the puppies and kittens featured.
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" play-by-play announcer Steve Levy and SportsCenter host Sage Steele will provide commentary and analysis during this year's game.
Dan Schanchner will reprise his role as "rufferee."
For cat lovers, the Kitty Halftime Show will take place once again.
Here's the starting lineup for the 2021 Puppy Bowl:
Do you hope to travel with a small dog? Do you wish to remain active and want a dog that can run and hike long distances? Do you want an affectionate companion that will be safe around younger family members?
If you’re like many pet parents, bringing your furkid along on a shopping trip would be the perfect way to spend a day. While many big-name chain stores have a "service dogs only" policy, you may be surprised to know that a number of them will in fact allow you to shop with your Shih-Tzu or browse with your bulldog.