This Adorable Maine Pup Will Star in The Annual Puppy Bowl Today
As everyone knows, today is one of the biggest TV days of the year. And you don't have to be a die-hard football fan to enjoy it either. Sure, the battle between the two top teams in the NFL is usually the highlight of the day, however don't forget about all those delicious snacks, hilarious commercials and- THE PUPPY BOWL!
The Puppy Bowl, which made it's debut to the airwaves in 2005, was originally created to not just be super-cute game day entertainment, but to also bring awareness to pet adoption around the country. To this day, all the pups you'll see on the screen are from animal shelters all around the United States.
According to WABI TV 5, Mainers will have a 'dog in the fight' this year, too! The Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland recently posted to their Facebook page that shelter dog Emily would be making the trip to the bowl this year.
Emily is a gorgeous Pyrenees and Husky mix that will be competing today on Team Fluff. She will be just one of over a hundred dogs from more than 50 shelters nationwide.
If you want to tune in and catch Emily reppin' the Pine Tree State, the Puppy Bowl will be streaming this afternoon at 2 o'clock on Discovery+ and Animal Planet. Go Emily!
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