A serious thing with serious production values. A serious thing that actually finds homes for dozens of its furry participants. A serious thing that allows punters to form doggy dream-teams, pitting our canine compadres against each other in the battle for imaginary internet points.
And guys, that’s an opportunity that’s still open before the Puppy Bowl XII airs, allowing us foreign fans to form an affinity with the pooches before they duke it out 6AM tomorrow morning, Australian Eastern Daylight Time.
Wired, the boffins that they are, claim the key to your Puppy Bowl team’s success is a healthy bent towards terriers – those lovable, fiesty runts – while not ignoring the playmaking possibilities of smaller breeds.
Every dog is sourced from a rescue shelter, which makes the whole thing about a billion times better, and if you just cannot wait for tomorrow morning, feel free to watch the pre-game show (!) where pundits actually try to keep a straight face while dealing with this abundant cuteness.