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Dog Carnival in Rio De Janeiro

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Dogs from all shapes and sizes descended on the iconic Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, over the weekend to take part on an unusual carnival parade. The Blocão has been running for 11 years, and it's the only carnival street party exclusively catering to dogs. This year, some dogs were even given non-alcoholic beer that tasted like meat. February is apparently carnival month in Rio De Janeiro. The Blocão was one of the 50 carnival street parties taking place this weekend. More than six million people are expected to come to streets of the city this month alone.