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Puppy Bowl's New Lineup Bowls Us Over With Cuteness

Jan 23 2012 - 3:00pm

That's right, sports fans: time to dust off your folding chairs, barbecues, and fan gear to support your favorite gridiron players. But who said anything about the Super Bowl? At PetSugar's HQ, we'll be tuning in to a scrum of cute during Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl VIII! This year's starting lineup is shaping up to be a competitive group, and any unnecessary ruff, ruff, ruff-ness will be quickly squashed by new ref Dan Schachner. So check out the new team and place your bets for the next Most Valuable Puppy!

Source: Animal Planet [1]

Meet Aberdeen, a blond Australian shepherd mix.

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Will Abilene, an Australian shepherd mix, Texas Two Step her way to victory?

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Pit bull mix Anthony is ready to rumble!

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Augusta, a Labrador/Plott mix, is one cute Georgia peach.

Source: Animal Planet [5]

Jack Russell/pug mix Baskin may just bask in the glory of an MVP win!

Source: Animal Planet [6]

Brandy, a pit bull/collie mix, is ready to spike the ball in the end zone.

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Calvin, the dachshund, is one hot dog!

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Delilah, a terrier, is one cute lil temptress.

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We may have found a winner in Chihuahua/terrier mix Eurika.

Source: Animal Planet [10]

Aaaeeeeyyyyy! Fonzi, a rat terrier, may just tell the rest of the pack to sit (on it).

Source: Animal Planet [11]

Friday, a Maltese/poodle mix, is cute any day of the week.

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Aptly named Fumble is a Chihuahua/terrier mix. Let's hope he doesn't have a namesake performance!

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Chihuahua/dachshund mix Gracie could win the MVP prize with style and grace.

Source: Animal Planet [14]

Looks like Hollie, a border collie mix, has a nose for trouble.

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Hunter, a boxer, is in fine fighting form.

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Rat terrier Joni would definitely win the coin toss for biggest eyes.

Source: Animal Planet [17]

Chihuahua/terrier mix Leroy [18] Brown is the baddest pup in the whole darn town.

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Lucie, a pit bull/collie mix, rests up in preparation for the big game.

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Malie, a pit bull mix, switches things up with her lovely two-colored eyes.

Source: Animal Planet [21]


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