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Puppy Bowl Experience open at Discovery Times Square (slide show)

A free exhibition celebrating the tenth annual Puppy Bowl, a Super Bowl Sunday tradition in which shelter pups play canine football, puts puppies center stage.

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square

Photograph: Jessica Lin

Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square


Super Bowl Sunday is just two days away, but to Animal Planet fans, all that means is that Puppy Bowl X is nearly upon us. Each year, this cheeky sports spoof lets frolicking puppies loose on a mini stadium field to play their own version of football, complete with referees, running commentary, a halftime show "performed" by kittens and a kiss cam.

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In celebration of the big anniversary, Animal Planet is hosting the Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square, a free exhibition where kids try on the role of Puppy Bowl sportscaster; check out a replica of the Puppy Bowl stadium, filled with adorable (and adoptable) puppies; have a photo op with a dog; play tailgate games like corn hole and ladder toss; and indulge in a kiss cam, where they can get record video or get a photo of themselves kissing a dog.

Best of all, families will also have the opportunity of adopting a puppy they see. (Note that if the adoption is approved, your puppy may not be taken home till Saturday, February 1.) Click through our slide show to get inspired by the puppy love, then make plans to stop by the exhibit yourselves.


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