Are you ready for some puppies? Puppy Bowl IX, Animal Planet s annual canine competition, will air on Sunday, Feb. 3, the same day of the Super Bowl.

Animal Planet and has searched shelters across the country for star players to participate in the highly-anticipated event.

This year s rosters feature adorable poodles, schnauzers and beagles, among several other breed.

Click through the photos (gallery is to the right) to see the full starting line-up and get a glance at which pup will be vying for this year s Bissell MVP (Most Valuable Puppy).

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