Though the dog days of summer are long gone, Animal Planet brings enough bite this February to get you through the chilly winter season! Kicking off the month is a special presentation of the U.S. smash-hit PUPPY BOWL. Then the best bred dogs in town are back to compete in the two-day LIVE event – the 134th ANNUAL WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW. Also this February Animal Planet welcomes the uplifting series premiere of PIT BULLS AND PAROLEES and features the return of DOGS 101.
February Program Highlights Include:
PUPPY BOWL (1X120)
Sunday, February 7 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. to 11 p.m. PT)
Get set for some serious mayhem! Animal Planet welcomes the all-star, all-adorable cast of PUPPY BOWL to Canada with a winning combination of tackles, fumbles, puppy penalties and fido first downs. From baby beagles and bulldogs, to Chihuahuas and boxers, Animal Planet’s got the cutest players taking the field on Super Bowl Sunday.
WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW (2X180)
Monday, February 15 and Tuesday, February 16 at 8 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT
It’s the moment dogs and dog lovers have been waiting for! The 134th ANNUAL WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW is back and ready to showcase America’s champion breeds. Who will win the 2010 title of “Best in Show”? Tune in and find out!
PIT BULLS AND PAROLEES (6X60)
Saturday, February 21 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT
Two hundred pit bulls, six convicted felons on parole, and four dusty hectares in the middle of nowhere. Welcome to the Villalobos Rescue Center – the crossroads for a chance at redemption for both man and man’s best friend. At the centre of it all is one extraordinary woman – Tia Maria Torres – one of the most renowned pit bull trainers and founder of the centre. In this new Animal Planet series, Torres works against all odds to save PIT BULLS AND PAROLEES from dangerous and abusive situations and helps repair both their reputations and lives.
DOGS 101 Season 2 (9X60)
Friday, February 12 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT
The most comprehensive – and most endearing – dog encyclopedia on television returns! With more than 150 dog breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, DOGS 101 spotlights the adorable, the feisty and the unexpected. A wide-ranging rundown of everyone’s favorite dog breeds – from the Airedale Terrier, Zuchon and Xoloitzcuintli – DOGS 101 uses a mix of animal experts, pop-culture footage and stylized dog photography for an unprecedented look at man’s best friend.