Puppy Bowl fosters adoptions, copious amounts of cuteness | Pets
If you think two brothers coaching against each other in Super Bowl XLVII is impressive, then sink your teeth into this: Eight siblings competed against each other in the fourth annual Puppy Bowl hosted by the Spokane Humane Society this afternoon at the Yuppy Puppy in North Spokane.
“That's a whole lot of cute right there,” Dave Richardson, executive director, said about the bunch of puppies.
All eight puppies, fresh from their baths this morning, were adopted – as is the goal of the Puppy Bowl.
The puppies – appropriately named Sideline, Tackle, Fumble, Player, TD, Jacque, Jersey and Punt – came from the same litter, and are about 9 weeks old. They came into the Humane Society's care when their mother was found by SCRAPS emaciated. They have been in the care of Humane Society volunteer foster home for the last six weeks.
The players are all black lab-mixes – or “purebred adorable” – varying in size.
“There's one big one that is playing for Baltimore,” Jenna Carroll of the Humane Society said. “We call him Ray Lewis.”
This year, the 49ers won the Puppy Bowl when one of their players was adopted first. But Richardson warns San Francisco fans that the last three winners of the Puppy Bowl have turned out to be the losers of the real game.
“But everyone's a winner here today,” Richardson said.