A woman holds up her dog Nick during the "Blocao" dog carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. About 100 dogs have had their day at a pre-Carnival bash in Rio de Janeiro. A 10-man ... more 
A woman holds up her dog Nick during the "Blocao" dog carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. About 100 dogs have had their day at a pre-Carnival bash in Rio de Janeiro. A 10-man brass band and a singer belting out Rio's anthem song "Cidade Maravilhosa" (Marvelous City) kicked off the four-footed fest as dog owners gathered to party down with pooches on Copacabana beach Sunday. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Silvia Izquierdo
Sun, Feb 16, 2014 5:18 PM EST