Ready, Set, Pup! Introducing Puppy Bowl XVIII

​​Everyone’s favorite game is back in action! PUPPY BOWL is back with more ear pulls, tail tugs, sloppy kisses, and touchdowns you won't want to miss. Get ready to cheer on the puppy players of Team Ruff and Team Fluff as they give it their all.

Mark your calendars for PUPPY BOWL XVIII on Sunday, February 13 at 2 PM ET on Animal Planet and streaming on discovery+.

January 10, 2022

PUPPY BOWL celebrates adoptable pups in all their cuteness and showcases the incredible shelters and rescues, as well as their staffers, who dedicate their lives to helping animals find their fur-ever loving homes.

This year an astounding 67 shelters and rescues from 33 states bring more than 100 incredible adoptable puppy players out to sport their TEAM RUFF and TEAM FLUFF bandanas. Watch these players give it their all to chase, fetch, guard, heel, and sprint to the end zone.

Fans will get to see these canines' devotion to the game as they put their tricks to the test to score touchdowns and a possible chase of the tail.

The PUPPY BOWL XVIII Pre-Game Show begins at 1PM ET where fan-favorite PUPPY BOWL sportscasters Rodt Weiler, Sheena Inu, James Hound, and field reporters Mini Pinscher and Greta Dane provide the inside scoop on this year’s Puppy Bowl Draft ahead of the big game.

And of course, we have Dan Schachner, PUPPY BOWL’s official and favorite Ruff-eree,
returning for another year of calling the puppy penalties, ruff stumbles & tumbles, and awesome touchdowns for a game unlike any other. Dan is ready for the ultimate puppy showdown and fans will hear all these calls and more from returning commentators Steve Levy and Taylor Rooks as they give us the play-by-play coverage of the rambunctious pups of Team Fluff and Team Ruff as they frolic, jump, dive, and occasionally snooze their way to victory.

Meet the Players of Puppy Bowl XVIII

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In addition to these unforgettable moments, put your paws together midway through the game for the KITTY HALF-TIME SHOW as adoptable kittens dance their way through a purr-fect beach party. At this ocean-side getaway, audiences will
experience the beach-tastic party with these felines having some fun in the sun and learning about their heartwarming adoption stories.

This spectacular 3-hour even streams on discovery+ and airs on Animal Planet Sunday, February 13 at 2pm ET.

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The Ulti-mutt Fan Guide to Puppy Bowl XVIII

Gearing up for Puppy Bowl XVIII? There are so many things you can enjoy now to get ready for the big game. From a TikTok scrimmage with the pups to the Pregame Show, here's the ulti-mutt fan guide to get the paw-ty started!Watch PUPPY BOWL XVIII on Sunday, February 13 at 2p ET on Animal Planet and stream on discovery+.

Snoop and Martha Return to Coach Puppy Bowl XVIII

The legendary duo, Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg, are returning to the other ‘big game’ this year. They'll be hosting, and also coaching at PUPPY BOWL XVIII, streaming on discovery+ and airing on Animal Planet Sunday, February 13 at 2PM ET/11AM PT.

Barking News: Snoop and Martha Host Puppy Bowl XVII

The O.G. dynamic duo, Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg, are joining in on the other ‘big game’ this year, as hosts of PUPPY BOWL XVII, streaming on discovery+ and airing on Animal Planet Sunday, February 7 at 2PM ET/11AM PT.

Here's Everything Puppy Bowl You Can Stream to Get the Paw-ty Started

Puppies, kittens, and Snoop Dogg, oh my! Get ready to gear up for PUPPY BOWL XVII - streaming on discovery+ on Sunday February 7 and airing on Animal Planet at 2PM ET/ 11AM PT! But before the big game, here's everything you can stream now and leading up to Puppy Bowl. Join NFL players, major celebs, and of course, puppies galore on Puppy Bowl Sunday.Updated: February 7, 2021

Catch the Puppy Bowl Official Scrimmage Only on TikTok

Before you stream PUPPY BOWL XVII on discovery+ this Sunday, February 7 at 2PM ET/11AM PT, get a sneak peek at the puppy scrimmage to end all scrimmages. Watch Team Ruff and Team Fluff go head to head LIVE over on @AnimalPlanet's TikTok on Saturday, February 6 at 2PM ET.

Everything You Need to Know About Puppy Bowl XVII

The most adorable four-legged sporting event of the year is bringing all the pawsitive vibes. Watch PUPPY BOWL Sunday, February 7 at 2p ET on Animal Planet and stream it live on discovery+.

Meet Hoku, Hawaii’s First Puppy Bowl Player

As a member of Team Ruff, Hoku is the first Hawaiian dog to compete in Puppy Bowl. This American Staffordshire terrier/Catahoula leopard dog mix comes from the Maui Humane Society whose mission is “to protect and save the lives of Maui’s animals, accepting all in need, educating the community, and inspiring respect and compassion towards all animals."Get to know her before she hits the field for the big game on February 13 at 2P ET on Animal Planet and streaming on discovery+.

Bracketology: Benny Wins in a Landslide Victory

Team Ruff and Team Fluff favorites went nose to nose in the final round. But in a landslide victory, Benny took home the title of Most Pup-ular! See his path to victory and highlights from the Pupularity Playoffs. See all the pups in action during PUPPY BOWL XVIII on Sunday, February 13 at 2p ET on discovery+ and Animal Planet.

Introducing the World's Greatest K9 Competition, PUPPY BOWL PRESENTS: THE SUMMER GAMES

Host Kym Whitley is joined by Olympic Champion McKayla Maroney as they judge five teams, composed of the country's elite dogs and dog trainers, to determine who takes home the top prize of $5,000 — to be donated to the animal charity. PUPPY BOWL PRESENTS: THE SUMMER GAMES will be streaming exclusively on discovery+, starting on Saturday, July 31.

Get Ready for the Flurriest Competition of the Year!

PUPPY BOWL PRESENTS: THE WINTER GAMES, begins streaming exclusively on discovery+ on Thursday, February 3.