Paula Abdul and Leslie Jordan will be the guest judges of the “American Rescue Dog Show”

The best of the show just got even better.

“The American Rescue Dog Show” has added Paula Abdul, Leslie Jordan and Yvette Nicole Brown as celebrity “ex-paw-t” judges, ABC announced Thursday.

The show features rescued puppies from across the country as they “strut” and compete for a series of titles, including best underbite, best snore, best belly rub and more. . For each winning dog in all seven categories, a $10,000 donation will be made by Petco Love to a local animal welfare organization. Each category winner will compete for the title of top lifeguard, culminating in a $100,000 donation.

“In these trying times, animals have never had such a big impact on our well-being,” said “American Rescue Dog Show” creator and EP Michael Levitt. “Now more than ever, it’s time to give rescue dogs their moment in the spotlight. This show’s cuteness overload is going to be off the charts and I can’t wait to show America just how much the dogs of rescue are special and the profound ways they enhance our lives when we include them in our families.

Rob Riggle and Joe Tessitore host the special competition, with ESPN’s Monica McNutt as secondary correspondent. Joining the roster are dog-loving guest judges Paula Abdul, Leslie Jordan and Yvette Nicole Brown.

“The American Rescue Dog Show” airs May 25 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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