February 24, 2024
13 Conn. puppies to compete in Puppy Bowl XX


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – The annual Puppy Bowl is celebrating its 20th year and will feature 131 puppies, including 13 from Connecticut!

This popular match-up is the longest-running call-to-adoption television event and will showcase puppies from Team Ruff and Team Fluff as they compete for the “Lombarky” trophy. The event also highlights the work of rescues and shelters across the country.

Puppy Bowl XX will take place on Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. on Animal Planet.

If you plan to watch the feel-good events, here are some local players that you can root for!

Hope

Hope (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)

Breed: Beagle/ Pomeranian mix

Shelter: Danbury Animal Welfare Society

Team: Fluff

Courage

Courage (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)Courage (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)

Breed: Chihuahua / Beagle mix

Shelter: Danbury Animal Welfare Society

Team: Fluff

Apollo

Apollo (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)Apollo (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)

Breed: Chihuahua / Beagle mix

Shelter: Danbury Animal Welfare Society

Team: Ruff

Lainie

Lainie (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)Lainie (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)

Breed: Beagle / Boston Terrier mix

Shelter: Danbury Animal Welfare Society

Team: Ruff

London

London (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)London (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)

Breed: Boxer / American Staffordshire Terrier mix

Shelter: Connecticut Humane Society

Team: Fluff

Mimi

Mimi (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)Mimi (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)

Breed: Brittany Spaniel / Australian Shepherd mix

Shelter: Dog Star Rescue

Team: Fluff

Sierra

Sierra (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)Sierra (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)

Breed: German Shepherd / Great Pyrenees mix

Shelter: American Lab Rescue

Team: Fluff

Tater

Tater (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)Tater (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)

Breed: Australian Cattle Dog / German Shepherd mix

Shelter: Dog Star Rescue

Team: Ruff

Betty

Betty (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)Betty (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)

Breed: Australian cattle dog-poodle mix

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Shelter: Lucky Dog Refuge

Team: Ruff

Rebekah

Rebekah (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)Rebekah (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)

Breed: German Shepherd / Neapolitan Mastiff mix

Shelter: Lucky Dog Refuge

Team: Ruff

Inez

Inez (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)Inez (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)

Breed: Australian Cattle Dog / Poodle mix

Shelter: Lucky Dog Refuge

Team: Fluff

Greyson

Greyson (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)Greyson (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)

Breed: Siberian Husky / Great Pyrenees mix

Shelter: Pack Leaders Rescue of CT

Team: Ruff

Hudson

Hudson (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)Hudson (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)

Breed: Boxer / Siberian Husky

Shelter: Ridgefield Operation Animal Rescue

Team: Ruff

Ranger

Ranger (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)Ranger (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Discovery)

Breed: Labrador Retriever / Treeing Walker Coonhound mix

Shelter: Ridgefield Operation Animal Rescue

Team: Ruff