Every dog has its day

A police officer sprinkles coloured powder on a police dog at Nepal's Central Police Dog Training School during a dog worship day set aside for man's best friend. The dog is garlanded, decorated with a mark on the forehead and fed well in appreciatio
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A police officer sprinkles coloured powder on a police dog at Nepal's Central Police Dog Training School during a dog worship day set aside for man's best friend. The dog is garlanded, decorated with a mark on the forehead and fed well in appreciation of its loyalty. The special event was celebrated as part of the Deepavali festivities, also known as Tihar, in Kathmandu, yesterday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 11, 2015, with the headline 'Every dog has its day'. Print Edition | Subscribe