Actual angel from heaven and French Bulldog-Chihuahua mix Roxy is 15 weeks old, weighs in at a mere 6 pounds, and will be the first-ever Arizona shelter dog to represent her home state in Animal Planet's annual Puppy Bowl.
Yes, we agree that she is literally the cutest. And, no, we can't stop staring into the teary, chocolate brown eyes of our one true love either.
Puppy Bowl XII airs on Sunday, February 7, when Roxy, who comes from the Arizona Humane Society, and 83 other adoptable rescue pups from across the country will take to the field to compete on either Team Ruff or Team Fluff. Our girl is on the starting lineup (naturally) for Team Ruff.
The two-hour fuzzy festivities include the traditional kitty half-time show. New this year is a virtual reality element that'll put you right on the gridiron with frolicking fur babies during their pre-Bowl scrimmages.
Because Roxy is clearly the greatest dog in the history of the universe, she'll also be featured in a segment during the Puppy Bowl called "pup close and personal," which, honestly, we are so mad we didn't invent. See, in addition to being so goddamn cute, this puppy also has a pretty compelling backstory. Roxy came to AHS when she was just days old and quickly formed a bond with a kitten named Oscar while they were bottle-fed in a Humane Society foster home.
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Naturally, they are now inseparable, oh-so tiny BFFs — BFFs that you can adopt, in fact.
At 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 17, Roxy and Oscar will be available for adoption together the Arizona Humane Society's Sunnyslope Campus, 1311 West Hatcher Road. The adoption fee is $250.
Editor's note: This post has been updated from its original version.