Two rescue puppies from Chicago will be featured in the Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl V. According to ROMP Italian Greyhound Rescue:
"As the story goes, ROMP Italian Greyhound Rescue saved a 10 year old puppy mill mama in May 2013. After a few weeks in rescue, Kia (the name we gave the puppy mill survivor) started to look a little plump which confirmed our suspicion that she was pregnant with puppies! We were sad to see her have to care for another litter as that is all she ever did in her 10 years at the puppy mill, but we were glad she was able to do so in our care where we had warmth, good food, vets and lots of love to surround her. Then, on a early summer morning, June 28, 2013 she gave birth to 4 healthy baby boy Italian Greyhound puppies that we named Taser, Sharpie, Crawford and Hossa. Yes, that was the same day the Chicago Blackhawks had their Stanley Cup parade and the Italian Greyhound puppies were named after key NHL Blackhawks hockey players in hopes that they too would find lots of success in their lives. Little did we know how much luck and success these boys would find…"