Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl 2013 airs Super Bowl Sunday
by Allyson Koerner
Categories: Animals, Entertainment, Film/TV, Video.
Photo: Animal Planet

Are you ready for the biggest football game of the year? No, we don’t mean Super Bowl XLVII. We are of course talking about Animal Planet’s annual Puppy Bowl!

The “cutest sports event of the year” airs today, and you won’t be disappointed. The big game will showcase 27 adorable rescue pups (who are available for adoption) and their athletic skills. It’s more likely these pooches will run around licking and chasing one another than playing any recognizable sport, but it’s so worth it.

What can you expect this year? In addition to the pups, hedgehog cheerleaders will “cheer” from the sidelines; piloting hamsters will view the game from above; kitties will perform the purr-fect halftime show; and keep your eyes peeled for the slow motion cute cam!

Animal Planet’s popular game is packed full of action and cuteness. Catch the most adorable football game today on Animal Planet at 3 p.m. EST.

See some of the players below!

About Allyson Koerner

Allyson Koerner first found her love of writing while attending Westminster College in Pennsylvania, and that passion evolved while she was earning her Master's in Print & Multimedia Journalism at Boston's Emerson College. She's an experienced writer dabbling in all things vegan, green, entertainment and TV-related. Feel free to keep tabs on her over at Twitter: @AllysonKoerner.

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