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Meet the 2013 Puppy Bowl lineup

It’s an annual tradition: the Puppy Bowl, when Animal Planet unleashes adorable pooches across a miniature gridiron each Super Bowl Sunday. Here are some of the starting lineup for the ninth edition.

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Puppy Bowl 2013 lineup

It's become an annual tradition: the Puppy Bowl, a counterprogramming stunt in which Animal Planet unleashes a passel of adorable pooches across a miniature gridiron and records their antics each Super Bowl Sunday. Here are some of the starting lineup for the ninth edition, which begins Sunday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m. (ET) on Animal Planet.

Name: Agatha

Breed(s): Miniature Pinscher

Sex: Female

Age: 9 weeks

Fun Fact: Loves to be the center of attention and get everyone going.

Adoption Organization: IMPS (Internet Miniature Pinscher Services)

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Arlo

Breed(s): Labrador Retriever/Collie mix

Sex: Male

Age: 10 weeks

Fun Fact: A totally amazing pup, originally from South Carolina.

Adoption Organization: Lil' Monsters Animal Rescue

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Aurora

Breed(s): Siberian Husky/Retriever mix

Sex: Female

Age: 10 weeks

Fun Fact: Loves to play, play, play and she loves toys.

Adoption Organization: Wayside Waifs Rescue

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Biscuit

Breed(s): Puerto Rican Sato

Sex: Female

Age: 12 weeks

Fun Fact: Her mom is Julia Roberts, so she is destined for greatness.

Adoption Organization: The Sato Project

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Blitz

Breed(s): Terrier mix

Sex: Female

Age: 11 weeks

Fun Fact: Rode a plane, subway, AND a taxi in 24 hours.

Adoption Organization: SPCALA

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Butterscotch

Breed(s): Puerto Rican Sato

Sex: Female

Age: 12 weeks

Fun Fact: Rescued off of a beach in Puerto Rico called "Dead Dog Beach."

Adoption Organization: The Sato Project

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Chestnut

Breed(s): Labrador Retriever/Australian Shephard mix

Sex: Male

Age: 9 weeks

Fun Fact: Loves to play and snuggle.

Adoption Organization: Bonnie Blue Rescue

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Copper

Breed(s): Dachshund/English Pit Bull mix

Sex: Male

Age: 9 weeks

Fun Fact: Loves to shred paper.

Adoption Organization: Furever Dachshund Rescue

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Daffodil

Breed(s): Chow Chow/Labrador Retriever mix

Sex: Female

Age: 11 weeks

Fun Fact: Loves to wrestle, but also likes to cuddle on the couch.

Adoption Organization: Harley's Haven Rescue

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Daisy

Breed(s): Yorkshire Terrier

Sex: Female

Age: 12 weeks

Fun Fact: Likes to wrestle with her two brothers.

Adoption Organization: Shih Tzu and Furbaby Rescue

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Eli

Breed(s): German Shepherd/Pit Bull mix

Sex: Male

Age: 10 weeks

Fun Fact: Favorite toy is from Dunkin Donuts.

Adoption Organization: Bergen County Animal Shelter

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Fitz

Breed(s): Catahoula mix

Sex: Male

Age: 10 weeks

Fun Fact: Loves to pull his brother's tail.

Adoption Organization: All 4 The Dogs Rescue

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Harry

Breed(s): Chocolate Dachshund Smooth

Sex: Male

Age: 12 weeks

Fun Fact: Is a lovable little terror.

Adoption Organization: Furever Dachshund Rescue

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Jenny

Breed(s): Pit Bull/Hound mix

Sex: Female

Age: 13 weeks

Fun Fact: A very sweet girl.

Adoption Organization: Pitty Love Rescue

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Juniper

Breed(s): Great Pyrenees

Sex: Female

Age: 12 weeks

Fun Fact: Is both a lover AND a fighter.

Adoption Organization: Big Fluffy Dog Rescue

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Koda

Breed(s): Catahoula/Boston Terrier mix

Sex: Male

Age: 4 months

Fun Fact: Voted cutest puppy in Howl's Kitchen Manhattan. He is Expert at riding the subway.

Adoption Organization: Howl's Kitchen Rescue

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Lenny

Breed(s): Catahoula Leopard Dog mix

Sex: Male

Age: 12 weeks

Fun Fact: He likes to sleep on peoples' heads. It's something about the neck area, very warm.

Adoption Organization: Gimme Shelter

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Magnolia

Breed(s): Chow Chow/Labrador Retriever mix

Sex: Female

Age: 11 weeks

Fun Fact: Is very faithful and independent.

Adoption Organization: Harley's Haven Rescue

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Nala

Breed(s): Japanese Chin

Sex: Female

Age: 8 weeks

Fun Fact: Sweet and sassy, but she can also be very fierce with her brother Simba.

Adoption Organization: Tails of Love Animal Rescue

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Pearl

Name: Pearl

Breed(s): Australian Catahoula/Labrador Retriever mix

Sex: Female

Age: 9 weeks

Fun Fact: A gorgeous blonde.

Adoption Organization: Bonnie Blue Rescue

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Sally

Breed(s): Dachshund/Basset Hound mix

Sex: Female

Age: 12 weeks

Fun Fact: Loves to steal slippers.

Adoption Organization: Furever Dachshund Rescue

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Shadow

Breed(s): Catahoula/Labrador Retriever mix

Sex: Male

Age: 9 weeks

Fun Fact: He is a really soft super snuggler.

Adoption Organization: Bonnie Blue Rescue

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Simba

Breed(s): Japanese Chin

Sex: Male

Age: 8 weeks

Fun Fact: Very playful and confident with other dogs.

Adoption Organization: Tails of Love Animal Rescue

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Trinka

Breed(s): Schnauzer/Beagle mix

Sex: Female

Age: 10 weeks

Fun Fact: Loves sleeping in hotel room beds.

Adoption Organization: AHeinz57 Pet Rescue & Transport

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Tuck

Breed(s): German Shepherd/Pit mix

Sex: Male

Age: 10 weeks

Fun Fact: The only black pup in his litter of six.

Adoption Organization: Bergen County Animal Shelter

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Winston

Breed(s): Miniature Pinscher

Sex: Male

Age: 9 weeks

Fun Fact: The cutest of the litter and one of the hungriest.

Adoption Organization: IMPS (Internet Miniature Pinscher Services)

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Willis

Breed(s): Long-haired Chihuahua mix

Sex: Female

Age: 4 months

Fun Fact: A very very puppy with the funniest ears ever.

Adoption Organization: Gimme Shelter

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