Since 2004, Animal Planet has hosted what has effectively become the Super Bowl’s pregame: The Puppy Bowl. Pitting various puppies against each other in an adorable battle (also featuring hedgehog cheerleaders and a halftime “show” with adorable kittens) for Puppy Bowl glory, the game also serves as a vehicle for promoting animal adoption. All of the animals who participated in the game are eligible for adoption, and some are even rescue animals.
Although Marta may have won MVP, my personal favorite was Daisy, a 12-week-old Yorkshire terrier:
How could you say no to that face?