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PHOTOS: Mardi Gras goes to the dogs

PHOTOS: Mardi Gras goes to the dogs

MARDI GRAS FOR DOGS: Even canines can't get enough of Carnival. Photo: Associated Press

In addition to the many parades and celebrations surrounding the Carnival season, one special Mardi Gras parade features man’s best friend. The Mystic Krewe of Barkus Parade is an annual event open to all dogs and their human escorts.

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