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This undated publicity photo provided by Animal Planet shows dogs playing on the field during "Puppy Bowl IX," in New York. The “Puppy Bowl,” an annual two-hour TV special that mimics a football game with canine players, made its debut eight years ago on The Animal Planet. Dogs score touchdowns on a 10-by-19-foot gridiron carpet when they cross the goal line with a toy. (AP Photo/Animal Planet, Keith Barraclough)