Lifestyle Pets PHOTOS: Get Your First Look at the Adorable Puppy Bowl Action Get a sneak peek of the "ruff" and tumble canine athleticism to expect on Super Bowl Sunday By Kelli Bender Updated on January 20, 2017 01:37 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 06 Get excited: We're just a few weeks away from Puppy Bowl XIII! On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 5, animal lovers will be treated to the latest round of Team Ruff vs. Team Fluff adorably duking it out on the field. Check out this first look at the furry football action you can expect to see on Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl. 02 of 06 Born to Run You can expect a stampede of very fuzzy players on the field this year. The 2017 teams are stacked with long-haired cuties like Slippers, Parfait and Puddles. 03 of 06 In the Dog House The man with the best job in the world, Dan Schachner, is returning to referee all the puppy players. 04 of 06 Them's the Rules Dan will remind the animal athletes that, while playful wrestling is encouraged, all the pups are expected to operate with a certain amount of professional decorum. 05 of 06 Woof Wars Courtesy of Animal Planet Once again, the dogs will be sorted into Team Ruff and Team Fluff. Bradie here will be repping Team Ruff. 06 of 06 Special Stars Lucky will be one of the three special needs pups passing the pigskin this year. He will be joining dozens of other talented shelter dogs. To catch all the sweet action, watch the Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT on Super Bowl Sunday.