Don't Forget, You Can Watch the Puppy Bowl on Super Bowl Sunday

Juliana LaBianca
·2-min read
Photo credit: Animal Planet
Photo credit: Animal Planet

From Good Housekeeping

It's Super Bowl Sunday, and you know what that means... in addition to whipping up all the game-day snacks, party dips, and chicken wings your kitchen can handle, it's also the biggest day in canine athletics: the Puppy Bowl. It goes without saying that this matchup is extremely important and a must-watch for everyone. Not sure how to do that? These are all the ways to watch Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl XVII between Team Ruff and Team Fluff, whether you have cable TV or need a free option to stream on Roku TV, Apple TV, Fire TV, Android TV, or any other device.

When is the Puppy Bowl 2021?

The Puppy Bowl will take place on Sunday, February 7, 2021, at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. That's just a few hours before the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs kick off in the Super Bowl at 6:30 p.m./3:30 PT on CBS.

But wait! There's more to the Puppy Bowl than just the two-hour main event. Animal Planet will also be airing an hour-long Puppy Bowl XVII pregame show starting at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT on Sunday, featuring correspondents Rodt Weiler, James Hound, and Sheena Inu.

What channel is the Puppy Bowl on?

If you've got cable, you can watch the Puppy Bowl XVII on Animal Planet, which has hosted the competition for 17 years. If you've cut the cord, have no fear. You can still watch the puppies.

How to watch the Puppy Bowl 2021 online for free:

Wondering how to watch the Puppy Bowl without cable? We've got answers — and some free trials.

  • Philo: This streaming service gives you access to 60+ channels for $20/month. You can watch it on any device, from Roku TV and Apple TV to Android TV and Fire TV. Give it a whirl with their seven-day free trial.

  • FuboTV: With 100+ channels, Fubu costs $64.99/month. There's a seven-day free trial to get you started.

  • Hulu + Live TV: This service costs $65/month and adds 65+ channels of live TV to the basic on-demand plan. If you don't have Hulu, you can start a free one-month trial now.

Happy Puppy Bowl Sunday — may the best team win the Lombarky trophy.

Photo credit: Animal Planet
Photo credit: Animal Planet

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