Two Mid-South Puppies Featured in Puppy Bowl
MEMPHIS, TN (FOX 13/WREG) — Mientras que los fanáticos del deporte pasaron la última semana preparándose para el Super Bowl, los amantes de los animales estaban igual de entusiasmados por el 16 ° Puppy Bowl anual en Animal Planet. El noticiario FOX13 descubrió que dos cachorros del Medio Sur encontraron la gloria en la pantalla. Un cuento de meneo a la riqueza: dos cachorros rescatados de refugios del Medio Sur compitieron por una oportunidad en el “Trofeo Lombarky”.
Su madre, Spritz, estaba embarazada cuando Jersey Girls Animal Rescue la sacaron de Memphis Animal Services el verano pasado.
MEMPHIS, TN (FOX 13) — While sports fans spent the last week gearing up for the Super Bowl, animal-lovers were just as excited for the 16th annual Puppy Bowl on Animal Plane FOX13 found out that two Mid-South puppies found glory on the gridiron. A wags to riches tale: two puppies rescued from Mid-South shelters competed for a shot at the ‘Lombarky Trophy.’His mom, Sprite, was pregnant when she was pulled from Memphis Animal Services last summer by Jersey Girls Animal Rescue.
One of 15, Spritz was a first-string player for team Fluff. “To my knowledge, this is the first time a puppy that sort of originated in Memphis is in the Puppy Bowl,” said Katie Pemberton, MAS spokesperson. She said the event brings welcomed eyes to the hard work of the rescue community. “Rescue groups are hugely important to us at Memphis Animal Services,” she said. “Last year, rescue groups saved almost 3,600 animals. That’s about 30 percent of our overall intake. We could not do what we do without them. On second-string, Bevil, of team Fluff, hails from West Memphis, where he was found abandoned at the West Memphis Animal Shelter’s doors.