Meet the Adorable Dogs Competing in the American Rescue Dog Show

Meet the Adorable Dogs Competing in the American Rescue Dog Show

The underdogs who will win your heart

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The purebreds at Westminster and the other prestigious dog shows aren't the only top dogs out there. In fact, we'd venture to say that these underdogs are even more deserving of an award because they overcame some serious obstacles to get where they are now. Let us introduce you to a few of the super cute canines who are competing at this year's American Rescue Dog Show, which airs on the Hallmark Channel on February 16 and 17.

As you can guess from the name, this show shines the spotlight on rescue dogs—the only national show of its kind to do so. Now in its third year, it features a wide variety of dogs with many different backgrounds and breed combinations, who compete in non-traditional (and pretty awesome) categories like Snoring, Wrinkles, Couch Potato, and Belly Rubs, as well as Senior, Special Needs, and more. Here are some of the inspiring rescue dogs who will be vying for first place…and for your heart.

If this inspires you to adopt a dog of your own, we have some ideas for you: These shelter dogs need forever homes in 2020.

Indiana Bones

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After one of this dog's future owners became paralyzed, he and his wife began looking for a canine companion. Within minutes of meeting Indy, they fell in love. A contender in the Wiggling category, Indy loves both snow and the beach, and his favorite indoor activity is watching TV. He is especially fond of Game of Thrones. If your pup loves the beach, check out these 12 dog-friendly beaches around the country.

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