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Puppy Bowl

Animal Planet's 'Puppy Bowl' Dominates Cable Ratings

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2015 | Media

By Kevin Noonan LOS ANGELES ( - In what's no surprise for one of the premiere events in the puppy sports landscape, Animal...

WATCH: Meet The Pooches Of Puppy Bowl 2015

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.30.2015 | Green

Apparently there's a little football game on this Sunday, but the dog lovers of the world will likely miss it all in favor of the television event tha...

The Puppy Bowl's Utterly Adorable And Powerful Adoption Message

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2015 | Good News

Millions of fans are going to be glued to their TV screens this Sunday, and there will be one important question on their minds: just who will emerge ...

Obama,O'Reilly, and Puppies

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.06.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Puppy Bowl's 'Adoption Tails' Prove The Event Is About Way More Than Cuteness

Posted 02.03.2014 | Good News

On Sunday, Animal Planet aired Puppy Bowl X -- a delightfully furry tradition that this year arguably saw more excitement than the Super Bowl did. ...

Forget About The Puppies And Gear Up For Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 02.01.2014 | TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adorably wide-eyed, fluffy and in need of a loving home is an unusual description for a football player. But it's perfect for th...

LOOK: Puppy Bowl X May Be The Most Adorable Yet

The Huffington Post | Lauren Betesh | Posted 02.03.2014 | Sports

They’re cute, they’re fluffy and they come in all shapes and sizes. The competitors in Puppy Bowl X wagged their way over to HuffPost Live, baring...

If Super Bowl Players Were Dogs (PHOTOS)

Janet Harris | Posted 04.02.2014 | Sports
Janet Harris

As social scientists, we got to thinking... if Super Bowl players were dogs, what type of dogs would they be? Applying a combined 280-plus dog years of expertise, we found that the way the media describes star football players is remarkably similar to the official breed standard for top show dogs.

What To Watch On Super Bowl Sunday If You Hate Football

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 01.29.2014 | TV

Ugh, football. One of America's favorite pastimes, filled with bulky men throwing themselves at one another, causing brain-damaging concussions. It's ...

Behind The Scenes Of The Puppy Bowl!

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News

Advertising Age went behind the cameras to see how the Puppy Bowl pulls off perhaps the cutest counter-programming ever. Puppy Bowl X, Feb. 2 on An...

WATCH: When Jennifer Lawrence Met Her 'Full House' Crush

Posted 02.07.2013 | Comedy

Jennifer Lawrence told Conan O'Brien about her celebrity crush: John Stamos, best known as Uncle Jesse on "Full House." But when the Oscar nominee ...

Clear Eyes, Full Barks, Can't Lose

Posted 02.03.2013 | Comedy

Animal Planet's annual Puppy Bowl has become another can't-miss tradition on Super Bowl Sunday, one that also does a lot of good. As is the case ...

WATCH: Puppy Bowl Contenders Visit HuffPost Live

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 02.01.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Canine members of the 2013 Puppy Bowl starting lineup, along with Puppy Bowl referee Dan Schachner joined HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri in studio on...

Make The Puppy Bowl A Pet Adoption Holiday

Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 04.03.2013 | DC
Brandon Wetherbee

For the last eight years non-football fans have been able to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday. Thanks to Animal Planet, the Puppy Bowl has done an excellent job replacing people with dogs.

Animal Shelters Are Real Winners Of 'Puppy Bowl'

AP | SUE MANNING | Posted 03.31.2013 | Green

LOS ANGELES — There will be a winner and a loser every Super Bowl Sunday. But at the "Puppy Bowl," it's always a win for animal shelters. The s...

LOOK: Puppy Bowl IX Lineup Revealed!

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.24.2013 | Good News

While football fans anticipate the approaching Super Bowl bonanza, lovers of animals (and all things cute and cuddly) can now celebrate the advent of...

WATCH: Introducing Puppy 'Conan'

Posted 02.09.2012 | Comedy

For the past eight years, Animal Planet has run the Puppy Bowl to coincide with Super Bowl Sunday, so all the football-indifferent people have somethi...

Puppy Bowl: Most Valuable Puppy!

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 02.06.2012 | Los Angeles

Forget Eli Manning, Fumble is the real MVP -- Most Valuable Puppy that is! The spcaLA's chihuahua-terrier mix took home the gold at Animal Planet's...

Puppy Bowl 2012: The Cutest Video Highlights From Game Day

Posted 02.05.2012 | Green

Humans aren't the only ones playing football this Sunday. Puppies were getting in on the action, too. Animal Planet's 8th annual Puppy Bowl took place...

WATCH: 13 Puppy Stampedes

Posted 02.06.2012 | Comedy

There's nothing we love more than an adorable puppy video, and the more puppies, the better. So when we came across a video of puppies stampeding, we...

WATCH: Puppy Bowl Ref Explains The Rules Of The Game

Posted 02.04.2012 | Green

Dan Schachner, the official Puppy Bowl referee, sat down to explain the rules of the 8th annual Animal Planet Puppy Bowl. According to him, "the rules...

Annemarie Dooling

Puppy Bowl 2012: A Happy Ending For One Fuzzy Player | Annemarie Dooling | Posted 04.03.2012 | Green

On Sunday, Feb. 5, the players will enter the stadium, line up, and prepare to ... catch a tiny plastic football. That's right, the 59 fuzzy MVPs of t...

What to Watch: TV Picks for Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

The Huffington Post TV Canada | Stephanie Earp | Posted 01.30.2012 | TV

The Exes - Thursday February 2, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Global This TV Land series debuted in the US in November and finally makes its way to Canada. It star...

WATCH: Get Ready For The Puppy Bowl!

Posted 01.27.2012 | Green

What do puppies, piggies and birds that use Twitter have in common? They're all going to be a part of the Puppy Bowl, a Super Bowl alternative which c...

PHOTOS: Fumble The Dog To Rep Our City At The Puppy Bowl!

Posted 01.27.2012 | Los Angeles

Let's get ready to Fumble! Forget the Patriots and Giants. LA's own chihuahua-terrier mix, Fumble, will be representing our city in the 2012 Puppy...