As a proud sponsor of Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XIX, we DNA-tested all 112 of this year’s adoptable athletes. So you can know your favorite player’s full story.
A curious American Staffordshire Terrier mix from the Furever I Love Atlanta shelter in Atlanta, Georgia.
A resilient Terrier-Pittie mix from IndyHumane in Indianapolis, Indiana.
A perky, playful Pomeranian mix from Florida Little Dog Rescue in St. Cloud, Florida.
A fearless terrier mix from Buddy’s Second Chance Rescue in Buffalo, New York.
Golden Retrievers, Labrador Retrievers, and German Shepherds are all even-tempered, skilled at playing catch, and light on their feet.
Siberian Huskies, Greyhounds, Whippets, Border Collies, and Weimaraners are all lightning fast, alert, and super smart.
Flat-coated Retrievers, Jack Russells, Australian Shepherds, Belgian Malinois, and Vizslas are all strong, quick, tough, and have great vision.
Boxers, American Pit Bull Terriers, German Shepherds, and Tibetan Mastiffs are big, fast, and make for pro tacklers.
Irish Wolfhounds, Irish Setters, and Airedale Terriers would make great punters. These leggy pups have the best chance of scoring a winning field goal.
Mastiffs, Dobermans, Rottweilers, Saint Bernards, Anatolian Shepherds, and Alaskan Malamutes are large, fast and have exceptional strength.