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Unleashing the 'Puppy Bowl'

Originally Published: February 4, 2011
By Lisa Altobelli | Special to Page 2

Super Bowl Sunday equals beer, football and, for a growing number of the population, puppies.

In its seventh year, Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl VII" (Sunday, 3-5 p.m. ET) has grown from fewer than 500,000 viewers to more than 8 million for the fan in need of collective cuteness in the hours before kickoff.

While the actual game consists of the mutts dragging football-shaped chew toys into the end zone, there's also a referee whose primary job is to pick ...

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