If you don’t want to watch a full day of pre-game coverage, the best alternative — especially in these trying times — is the Puppy Bowl. The event gets going at 2 p.m. ET on Animal Planet, and if you want to watch a live stream, you can enjoy it on Discovery+.
About Puppy Bowl 7 at 2P. Ready, Set, Pup! Television’s fuzziest sports competition and original adoption extravaganza is back and celebrating its 17th year, the biggest to date, as the world’s cutest sporting event returns to Animal Planet for PUPPY BOWL XVII on Sunday, February 7 at 2PM ET.
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The 2021 Puppy Bowl, aka Puppy Bowl XVII, will air on Animal Planet starting 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT Sunday, Feb. 7. As always, the two teams participating in the Puppy Bowl are Team Fluff and Team Ruff, each who showcase their cuteness throughout the two-hour event, where yes, there is scoring and there are penalties.
The Puppy Bowl begins at 2 p.m. ET today (Sunday, January 24). It’s being broadcast on Animal Planet, which is on Fubo.
|No.||Puppy Bowl||Original air date|
|14||Puppy Bowl XIV||February 4, 2018|
|15||Puppy Bowl XV||February 3, 2019|
|16||Puppy Bowl XVI||February 2, 2020|
|17||Puppy Bowl XVII||February 7, 2021|
You can stream Puppy Bowl XV through Hulu Live TV, which includes access to the Animal Planet channel. Try it out for seven days for free, and if you love it (which you probably will), you can subscribe to Hulu Live TV for only $40 a month.
Puppy Bowl XVII will air this Sunday, February 7th at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT, ahead of Super Bowl LV between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs, which kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT on CBS.
Right before millions gathered to watch Sunday’s Super Bowl, many also caught the annual Puppy Bowl. This year marked Animal Planet’s 11th annual Puppy Bowl, and Team Ruff beat Team Fluff 59-51!
If you see an animal you’re interested in adopting, go to AnimalPlanet.com and find the shelter or rescue where that puppy, kitten or hamster lives. You can reach them directly and inquire about adoption. Huck, a 20-week-old miniature poodle and Shih Tzu mix, will join Team Ruff.
How to watch the Puppy Bowl 2021 online for free: Philo: This streaming service gives you access to 60+ channels for $20/month. FuboTV: With 100+ channels, Fubu costs $64.99/month. Hulu + Live TV: This service costs $65/month and adds 65+ channels of live TV to the basic on-demand plan.
Pick a pup (That makes sense, given that Puppy Bowl is filmed in October, several months before it airs.) These segments were just filmed, so the animals will be available to adopt.