CHICAGO — A PAWS Chicago pup named Foofur will represent the city at Sunday’s Puppy Bowl.
Foofur is a 4-month-old shepherd mix who was rescued from a house fire and survived parvovirus, a potentially deadly disease for puppies. She was taken in by PAWS Chicago, which treated her and her siblings, according to a news release.
PAWS Chicago is the city’s largest no-kill animal shelter. It helps find homes for dogs and cats.
Foofur will be the lone pup representing Chicago at this year’s Puppy Bowl. The show will do a special segment on Foofur, showing a day in her life in a foster home.
The televised event brings attention to rescue shelters from across the United States. Viewers can see puppies playing with toys while watching — or instead of watching — the Super Bowl.
The Puppy Bowl kicks off 1 p.m. Sunday on Discovery. It can also be streamed on Discovery+.
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