WARREN, NJ - Much of the talk this weekend at various events around town was of the Super Bowl , the logistics of getting there, and the ads. But not surprising given Warren's love of animals, it was also of the Puppy Bowl, and the Doggie Bowl. This year also includes five special needs dogs.

 

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The Puppy Bowl is an annual television program on Animal Planet that mimics a football bowl game using puppies.  Shown each year on the same day as the big game, the show consists of footage of puppies at play inside a model stadium, with commentary on their actions. The first Puppy Bowl was shown on February 6, 2005. The puppies featured in the Puppy Bowl are from shelters.

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The 16th annual Puppy Bowl airs Sunday, Feb. 2, and wraps up right before the big game between San Francisco and Kansas City. Puppy Bowl 2020 airs on Animal Planet, and can be also be streamed live on fuboTV, Hulu with Live TV and AT&T TV. The third annual Dog Bowl highlighting older adoptable dogs premiered on Saturday night between Team Oldies and Team Goldies. 

Puppy Bowl XVI Schedule

Time: 3 p.m. ET

Check out the photo gallery.

Puppy Bowl XVI Starting Lineup

Team Fluff

Anise: Australian Cattle Dog/Labrador Retriever

Bert: Great Pyrenees/Weimaraner

Bobby: Lhasa Apso/Miniature Poodle

Coach: Treeing Walker/Coonhound/Boxer

Darcy: Chihuahua/Maltese

Dolly: Labrador Retriever/German Shepherd

Duncan: Collie

Granny Smith: Catahoula/American Staffordshire Terrier

Killian: Great Dane

Kingery: Boxer/American Staffordshire Terrier

Lucca: Miniature Pinscher/Chihuahua

Papaya: Labrador Retriever/Border Collie

Rocky Road: German Shepherd/Samoyed

Rooster: Bulldog/American Staffordshire Terrier

Rummy: Chihuahua/Boston Terrier

Sadie: American Staffordshire Terrier/American Bulldog

Sol: Chihuahua/Border Collie

Spritz: German Shepherd/Rottweiler

Theodore: Pomeranian/Siberian Husky

Wilbur: Miniature Poodle/Shih Tzu

           

Team Ruff

Aspen: Australian Cattle Dog/Cocker Spaniel

Betty: Bulldog

Brody: Chihuahua/Miniature Dachshund

Cafecito: Crested/Yorkshire Terrier

Candy: Old English Sheepdog/Boxer

Crumpet: American Staffordshire Terrier

Daphne: German Shepherd

Ferris: Labrador Retriever/American Eskimo

Filbert: Shetland Sheepdog/Border Collie

Gina: Labrador Retriever/Chow Chow

Goldie: Rottweiler/American Staffordshire Terrier

Huck: Miniature Poodle/Shih Tzu

Jack: Chihuahua/Miniature Poodle

Kenny: Golden Retriever/Boxer

Lee: Alaskan Malamute/White Swiss Shepherd

Linus: Pomeranian/Miniature Poodle

Maverick: Miniature Longhair Dachshund/Pekingese

Mocha: Australian Cattle Dog/Lacy Dog

Poppy: Bichon Frise/Papillon

Rhubarb: Miniature Schnauzer/Shih Tzu

Starla: Cocker Spaniel/Siberian Husky

Strudel: Miniature Pinscher/Toy Pood