This Sunday, adorable and adoptable players will face off in the 20th annual Puppy Bowl. Over the past two decades, this Animal Planet show has risen in popularity, becoming a ratings juggernaut. It has also grown in complexity: It is now a sophisticated production that involves more than 100 staff members (and approximately 200 poop bags).

Our reporter Callie Holtermann breaks down what happens behind the scenes and reveals some unique challenges.



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