A dog from Mt. Juliet will represent Middle Tennessee in Animal Planet's Dog Bowl, which is set to air at 8 p.m. Feb. 1.
During the 2020 Dog Bowl, 65 adoptable dogs will compete for the first-ever Super Senior Award and Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary is thrilled to announce it has one dog who made the final roster in the adorable competition airing during football's biggest weekend. This one-hour special is hosted by award-winning animal advocate, Jill Rappaport.
Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary's dog, Mack, will enter the GEICO gridiron, alongside dozens of other pooches from animal shelters across the country, vying for the first-ever Super Senior Award.
Mack came to Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary in March 2016. When he arrived he had eyes, however he was battling with glaucoma. In August 2016, we had Mack's eyes removed and Mack gained a new spark of life. He has never let his blindness slow him down, in fact he has made the best of it.
Mack is a very friendly old timer that lives life to the fullest. He lives his days enjoying retirement and hanging out with all of his friends.
Mack is an inspiration to everyone, and puts a smile on anyone's face who looks at him!
The canine action continues at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2 with Puppy Bowl XVI. For the last 16 years, Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl has owned the world's cutest sporting event on television as two teams of the fluffiest and cuddliest line barkers and wide retrievers take to the gridiron for a playful game of terrier touchdown, puppy penalties and furry fumbles.
Representing rescues and shelters from across the country, these adoptable four-legged players that make up #TeamRuff and #TeamFluff are serious when it comes to winning the Most Valuable Puppy title and more importantly--their forever homes.
In past years, 100% of the puppies and kittens that have participated in Puppy Bowl and Dog Bowl have been adopted to loving families.
Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary is a nonprofit organization.