The Great American Rescue Bowl2024-01-19T18:02:02-04:00

After years of watching the fur fly in the most highly anticipated battle for glory on the gridiron, the Great American Family Channel and North Shore Animal League America are changing the game. On February 12, 2023 at 10:30AM ET (encore 4PM ET), tune in to watch dogs, cats, puppies and kittens take the field in the first annual Great American Rescue Bowl.

Preview Out Now!

Read up on the Great American Rescue Bowl preview and our pet-letes in this issue of Rescue Illustrated!


Meet The All Stars!

Meet some of our own North Shore Animal League America Pet-letes.

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of our All-Stars.

Want to add these ALL-Stars to your card collection? Download them now!


Celebrate at Our On Campus Event!

Beginning Monday, February 6th – Sunday, February 12th we will be celebrating the first Great American Rescue Bowl at our Port Washington, NY campus with:

All adopters will have the chance to win a dog-centric or cat-centric starter care package

Giveaways for all approved adopters


Find a Rescue Bowl Party at a Shelter Near You!

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Rescue Bowl MVP Wall of Fame

Become a fan to join the Rescue Bowl MVP Wall of Fame and save more lives today!

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Video Gallery

Meet some of the all-stars of the Great American Rescue Bowl.

These kittens are ready to pounce into Rescue Bowl history.

Field Correspondent, Adam Harrington goes one-on-one with our cat-letes.

Beth Stern welcomes viewers inside Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center.

Meet Mocha, an MVP (Most Valubale Pet) who is ready to find her own home team.

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The Great American Rescue Bowl