Meet the starting lineup of Puppy Bowl XV

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While America is getting ready for the Super Bowl, puppy athletes and kitten performers will be preparing for Puppy Bowl XV, <a href="" target="_blank">Animal Planet's</a> annual puppy football game featuring rescue animals. This year's event— pitting “Team Ruff” against“Team Fluff” — features 93 puppies from 51 shelters across the country. The winning team will take home the “Lombarky” trophy.

The Puppy Bowl action begins Sunday, Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. ET, but there will also be a Dog Bowl on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET featuring older pets that are often overlooked for adoption.

Here's a look at the starting lineup of Puppy Bowl XV: