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Puppy Bowl Contenders To Watch — Joni & Fonzi [PHOTO]

Ready for the big game? Of course we’re referring to The Puppy Bowl! Recently, we offered a sneak peek at Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl starting line-up. Now we’re giving you a closer look at each contender.

The pups have been chosen and are working on their game. Every one of them is hoping to chew up the competition, or at least a squeaky toy or two. But who will take the title of puppy champ? We’ve got stats and odds on each of the contenders.

It’s time to meet….

Joni & Fonzi!

Puppy Bowl VIII contenders Joni and Fonzi
Animal Planet


Breed(s): Rat Terriers

Sex: Female/Male

Age: 10 weeks

Cuteness scale: 10 Awwwws

Tail wag: 384 cwpms (combined wags per minute)

This powerhouse Rat Terrier brother/sister team are prepared to be the pups of legend. These tenacious dogs have hunting in their blood and a special passion for chasing balls. Of course, they’ll be great on defense too, since they’ll chase just about anything that runs. Look out, pups, your heels will get nipped. These twins aren’t leaving without a victory bone.

Come back tomorrow for a look at a new Puppy Bowl contender! And don’t forget to watch the Puppy Bowl, February 5th at 3pm on Animal Planet.

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