Meet Denver's own puppy bowl contestants
It's time for these local puppies to chase eternal glory.
Driving the news: Six doggies from Colorado will represent the state in Puppy Bowl XIX on Sunday, earning a chance to win the coveted Lombarky Trophy.
- It will air on Animal Planet starting at noon.
Details: Puppies on each team can "score" by dragging chew toys across the finish line on either side of the puppy bowl stadium.
Zoom in: Four puppies — Avalanche, Gumdrop, Peanut and Rose — come from the Lifeline Puppy Rescue in Brighton, and two — Sven and Vivianne — from the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region in Colorado Springs, according to the Denver Post.
- Vivianne, a bulldog mix, is a starter for Team Fluff.
- The event features 122 puppies from 34 states.
What's next: Denver International Airport is hosting its own puppy bowl on Friday, from 10am to noon.
- The airport will showcase adoptable puppies from the Denver Animal Shelter near the Level 5 arrivals inside the Jeppesen Terminal.
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