Puppy Bowl IX: PEOPLE Goes Behind the ScenesWe hit the field to bring you all the paw-dorable action you won't see on TV when the big game airs Sunday

GAME DAY

PEOPLE secured a spot on the sidelines at this year's Puppy Bowl IX, filmed in November at a New York City studio. From hound huddles to bench-warming cuddles, we're giving you a play-by-play.