Published: Mon, February 05, 2018
Arts&Culture | By Antoinette Montgomery

When are Puppy Bowl and Kitten Bowl 2018? Date, time, TV channels

When are Puppy Bowl and Kitten Bowl 2018? Date, time, TV channels

But some of us are even more excited about two other Super Bowl Sunday traditions, the annual Puppy Bowl, on Animal Planet, and the Kitten Bowl, on the Hallmark Channel.

Harley and Rowdy are backup pups on Team Fluff and Team Ruff respectively.

This year's game features 90 puppies on the roster coming from 48 shelters nationwide.

Courtesy of Animal Planet Kaleb Jr., now known as Murphy, is part of the of Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl XIV.

The Puppy Bowl 2018 website also has several features and pre-game videos that do not require a cable subscription. The group is also accepting applications for as well as in both NY and Puerto Rico.

Since the hurricane hit Puerto Rico in September, the organisation has rescued an astounding 1,000 dogs - compared to the yearly average of 300 to 350.

And while puppies from Puerto Rico have been sent to compete for MVP in the Puppy Bowl for the last seven years, this year is different. "She has just become the most friendly and outgoing puppy we have seen here".

"There was a really horrifying natural disaster in Mexico a year ago", he noted.

If you're still looking for a dog to root for in this year's Puppy Bowl, look no further: two Kentucky pups, Harley and Rowdy, will get a shot in the Super Bowl of watching cute dogs wander around a small football field and sniff at toys.

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