'GMA' Pawdoption: NFL Players Work to Help Puppies Get Adopted

As we countdown to the Super Bowl, NFL players will join ABC News' live streams this week at rescue shelters across the nation in support of dog adoptions.
2:42 | 01/30/17

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super bowl with our very own "Gma" pawdoption bowl, all of the dogs that you see here are available for adoption. So many need to be rescued and, you know, sol NFL players are doing just that. They're helping us and we met one all-star who fell in love with a shelter dog. Here's his story. There we go. We got one right here. Doggone it. We are at it again time for the "Gma" pawdoption bowl. It's clear football stars love their pets. So, we're live streaming eve day on Facebook. These canine loving NFL players going head-to-head at rescue shelters across the nation trying to find forever homes for as many pooches as pawsibble. Kicking it off ravens offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley. His tale started last summer when took home Lola, a 6-year-old pit back from bars. I of course aed for the most unadoptable pet. She's knew living a dog's dream. She was very shy at first and kind of stand off-ish and just kind of feel around the situation and she kind of warmed up when we had a little one-on-one session with her and she was just a really nice dog. Their furry feel-good story going viral. If you're thinking about getting a dog think about the shelter first. Come on, canine lovers. If you are pining for a new pooch get off the bench and into a shelter. It's game time. The "Gma" pawdoption bowl starts now. And it looks like the patriots have the ball right now. What a great, great story, Ronnie is really a role model for all pet owners. The shelter where he adopted said she was found dehydrated in a vacant lot. A lot don't bounce back but Lola has. This is something near and dear to your heart, especially some of the older dogs aren't always the first ones to get adopted. They have whatever number years left, they're good years and they deserve to be treated well. And we have great dogs with us. These are all babies and they're all from the north shore animal league America. We love you guys, thank you for bringing in the puppies. Bring in more. I would adopt all of them but I can't so we need your help to do that. That's right. Make sure you watch our Facebook live stream today at 2:30 P.M. Eastern. We'll be at the Baltimore animal rescue and care shelter with Ronnie Stanley and have to give a shoutout for our 2357bs there to help make his story go viral and so many other puppies and dogs.

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