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And for those who can´t stand football...
here´s the Puppy Bowl! Adorable dogs
compete for ´Most Valuable Puppy´
prize as kittens take the stage
for the halftime show

Daily Mail [UK], by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/4/2013 6:38:05 AM

Forget the Ravens and the 49ers. For animal lovers who rather watch puppies bounce around than watch burly men chase and tackle each other as they run for the end zone, Sunday was all about Puppy Bowl XI. Several hours before the showdown between Baltimore and San Francisco that ended with Baltimore’s victory, there was a much smaller winner on Animal Planet. This year´s Puppy Bowl Bissell ‘Most Valuable Puppy’ prize went to Marta, a Schnauzer/Beagle mix from the adoption organization AHeinz57 Pet Rescue & Transport. Marta, a very small pooch, outperformed dogs twice her size to take the winning

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Caution: Not for diabetics or others with glucose issues--the sweetness is overwhelming. Awww!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Echohawk, 2/4/2013 7:23:17 AM     (No. 9156914)

It wouldn´t be Superbowl Sunday without the Puppy Bowl and the Kitty Halftime show.


Reply 2 - Posted by: gabula, 2/4/2013 8:20:53 AM     (No. 9156993)

The puppy bowl was fantastic, I loved Marta, quite a tough little girl. Heck my dog was so excited he went and collected all of his toys and brought them to the kitchen wanting some of the action.... Too funny.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Catherine, 2/4/2013 8:29:31 AM     (No. 9157014)

Watched some of this. I noticed the pit bull was the most aggressive puppy out there. But they were all adorable.


Reply 4 - Posted by: pomom, 2/4/2013 9:14:20 AM     (No. 9157113)

That little dachshund looks just like my girl Delta. So precious! I loved the feisty little Biscuit also. The kittens at halftime were just precious.


Reply 5 - Posted by: corndoggies, 2/4/2013 11:32:22 AM     (No. 9157506)

There were TWO pitbull puppies, so which one are you talking about? Or is your pit prejudice getting in the way? Oh, and neither one was more aggressive than the others.


Reply 6 - Posted by: VAfreedomluver, 2/4/2013 12:47:59 PM     (No. 9157709)

Biscuit the mixed breed was probably my favorite pup of the day. She was quite a character.



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