2020 Puppy Bowl: Date, Time, What you need to know

Raichele Privette
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The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs won't be the only teams that fans will be tuning in to watch this Sunday. 

For the 16th year, Animal Planet will showcase the Puppy Bowl XVI.

96 furry friends from 61 shelters throughout the U.S. and Canada will compete for a special a CHEWY "Lombarky" trophy. This year will feature the largest amount of international talent, with players representing Cartagena, Columbia; St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands; and Toronto.

The show is part of a campaign to promote adopting animals. All of the puppies will be available for adoption.

Last year, after a hard fought battle, Team Ruff defeated Team Fluff 59-51, taking home the Lombarky. 

If you're looking for a cuteness overload, here's everything you need to know. 

When is the 2020 Puppy Bowl?

Date: Sunday, February 2nd 

Pregame Coverage: Pregame Show at 11:00 a.m. 

Time: Puppy Bowl at 3:00 p.m. ET

How to watch the 2020 Puppy Bowl?

TV Channel: Animal Planet 

Meet the starting lineup in the 2020 Puppy Bowl:

Team Ruff

Aspen: Australian Cattle Dog/Cocker Spaniel

Betty: Bulldog

Brody: Chihuahua/Miniature Dachshund

Cafecito: Crested/Yorkshire Terrier

Candy: Old English Sheepdog/Boxer

Crumpet: American Staffordshire Terrier

Daphne: German Shepherd

Ferris: Labrador Retriever/American Eskimo

Filbert: Shetland Sheepdog/Border Collie

Gina: Labrador Retriever/Chow Chow

Goldie: Rottweiler/American Staffordshire Terrier

Huck: Miniature Poodle/Shih Tzu

Jack: Chihuahua/Miniature Poodle

Kenny: Golden Retriever/Boxer

Lee: Alaskan Malamute/White Swiss Shepherd

Linus: Pomeranian/Miniature Poodle

Maverick: Miniature Longhair Dachshund/Pekingese

Mocha: Australian Cattle Dog/Lacy Dog

Poppy: Bichon Frise/Papillon

Rhubarb: Miniature Schnauzer/Shih Tzu

Starla: Cocker Spaniel/Siberian Husky

Strudel: Miniature Pinscher/Toy Poodle

Team Fluff 

Anise: Australian Cattle Dog/Labrador Retriever

Bert: Great Pyrenees/Weimaraner

Bobby: Lhasa Apso/Miniature Poodle

Coach: Treeing Walker/Coonhound/Boxer

Darcy: Chihuahua/Maltese

Dolly: Labrador Retriever/German Shepherd

Duncan: Collie

Granny Smith: Catahoula/American Staffordshire Terrier

Killian: Great Dane

Kingery: Boxer/American Staffordshire Terrier

Lucca: Miniature Pinscher/Chihuahua

Papaya: Labrador Retriever/Border Collie

Rocky Road: German Shepherd/Samoyed

Rooster: Bulldog/American Staffordshire Terrier

Rummy: Chihuahua/Boston Terrier

Sadie: American Staffordshire Terrier/American Bulldog

Sol: Chihuahua/Border Collie

Spritz: German Shepherd/Rottweiler

Theodore: Pomeranian/Siberian Husky

Wilbur: Miniature Poodle/Shih Tzu

2020 Puppy Bowl: Date, Time, What you need to know originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

OddsMoney LinePoint SpreadTotal Points
Buffalo
+130+3O 54.5
Kansas City
-154-3U 54.5