Meet All the Adorable Dogs Competing in the 2020 Puppy Bowl

It's a new year, which means it's time for a new Puppy Bowl. Keep reading to see the pictures of the adorable dogs competing for a chance at gold this year.

By Vannessa Jackson 11 Jan, 2020 1:35 AMTags
Puppy Bowl XVI, Aspen, Bobby, TheodoreKEITH BARRACLOUGH / ANIMAL PLANET / E! Illustration

Too cute for words! 

If you're looking for a little dose of happiness to start off your year right, then you just found it! It's the moment you've been waiting for. Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl XVI returns Sunday, Feb. 2nd at 3PM ET/12PM PT. Get ready for all the adorable dogs and activities that are sure to ensue during this year's festivities. Including, "Pup Close" stories featuring Jonathan ScottDrew Scott, Whitney Cummings and Emmylou Harris.

This year's dogs will be comprised of 96 Puppies from 61 Shelters that will descend upon the Gridiron for the 16th annual game. Plus, returning fans will be happy to know that Dan Schachner will be making his return once again as referee. All the dogs will be split between either #TeamRuff or #TeamFluff, and will be playing to win the inaugural CHEWY "Lombarky" trophy at GEICO stadium.

In past years, every single animal that has participated has been adopted into loving families after the event. 

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Keep scrolling to see all the adorable puppies competing in this year's friendly competition. 

May the best puppy win! 

Papaya

Breed: Labrador Retriever / Border Collie

Age: 17 weeks

Shelter: Shaggy Dog Rescue, Texas

Starla

Breed: Cocker Spaniel / Siberian Husky

Age: 19 weeks

Shelter: Danbury Animal Welfare League, Conn.

Rocky Road

Breed: German Shepherd / Samoyed

Age: 20 weeks

Shelter: Rescue City, N.Y.

Maverick

Breed: Min. Longhair Dachshund / Pekingese

Age: 20 weeks

Shelter: Virginia Beach SPCA, Va.

Wilbur

Breed: Miniature Poodle / Shih Tzu,

Age: 16 weeks

Shelter: Paw Works, Calif.

 

Lee

Breed: Alaskan Malamute / White Swiss Shepherd

Age: 20 weeks

Shelter: Big Fluffy Dogs, Tenn.

Bert

Breed: Great Pyrenees / Weimaraner

Age: 12 weeks

Shelter: Rescue Dogs Roc, N.Y.

Candy

Breed: Old English Sheepdog / Boxer

Age: 16 weeks.

Shelter: Texas Old English Sheepdog Rescue, Texas.

Theodore

Breed: Pomeranian / Siberian Husky

Age: 13 weeks

Shelter: AHeinz57 Pet Rescue, Iowa.

Jack

Breed:  Chihuahua / Miniature Poodle

Age: 13 weeks

Shelter: Love Leo Rescue, Calif. 

Anise

Breed:  Australian Cattle Dog / Labrador Retriever

Age: 19 weeks

Shelter: Last Chance Animal Rescue, Md.

Strudel

Breed: Miniature Pinscher / Toy Poodle

Age: 18 weeks

Shelter: Citizens for Animal Protection, Texas

 

Cafecito

Breed: Chinese Crested / Yorkshire Terrier

Age: 15 weeks

Shelter: Miami-Dade Animal Services, Fla.

Sadie

American Staffordshire Terrier / American Bulldog,18 weeks. Paws, Conn.

Poppy

Breed: Bichon Frise / Papillon

Age: 16 weeks

Shelter: Last Chance Animal Rescue, Md.

Spritz

Breed:  German Shepherd / Rottweiler

Age: 18 weeks

Shelter: Jersey Girls Animal Rescue, N.J.

 

Crumpet

Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier

Age: 14 weeks

Shelter: Angel City Pitt Bulls, Calif.

Bobby

Breed: Lhasa Apso / Miniature Poodle

Age: 17 weeks

Shelter: Helen Woodward Animal Center, Calif.

Betty

Breed: Bulldog

Age: 17 weeks

Shelter: Florida Little Dog, Fla.

Ferris

Breed: Labrador Retriever / American Eskimo

Age: 20 weeks

Shelter: AHeinz57 Pet Rescue, Iowa.

Rooster

Breed: Bulldog / American Staffordshire Terrier

Age: 14 weeks

Shelter: Sanctuary Rescue, Va.

Sol

Breeder: Chihuahua / Border Collie

Age: 26 weeks

Shelter: Cartagena Paws, Colombia

Darcy

Breed: Chihuahua / Maltese

Age: 17 weeks

Shelter: Ninna's Road to Rescue, La.

Rhubarb

Breed: Miniature Schnauzer / Shih Tzu

Age: 17 weeks

Shelter: Rescue Road Trips, Ohio

Rummy

Breed: Chihuahua / Boston Terrier

Age: 20 weeks

Shelter: Cruzan Cowgirls, V.I.

Mocha

Breed: Australian Cattle Dog / Lacy Dog

Age: 19 weeks

Shelter: Foster Dogs NYC, N.Y.

Lucca

Breed: Miniature Pinscher / Chihuahua

Age: 20 weeks

Shelter: Texas Chihuahua Rescue, Texas and Canada

Linus

Breed: Pomeranian/ Miniature Poodle

Age: 14 weeks

Shelter: New Life Animal Rescue, N.J.

Kingery

Breed: Boxer / American Staffordshire Terrier

Age: 13 weeks

Shelter: Providence Animal Center, Penn.

Killian

Breed: Great Dane

Age: 16 weeks

Shelter: Green Dogs Unleashed, Va.

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