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    Posted on Oct 25, 2014

    18 Outrageously Cute Photos Of Dogs Being Celebrated At Nepal’s Wonderful Dog Festival

    Kukur Tihar is the second day of the Hindu festival Tihar, and it's devoted to pampering our furry best friends. Unsurprisingly, it’s pretty much the most adorable festival ever.

    1. Kukar Tihar happens on the second day of Tihar, also known as Diwali or the Festival of Lights.

    2. It's basically the best day ever because it celebrates one of best beings on earth: dogs!

    3. The dogs get covered in colored powder and adorned with garlands.

    Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

    4. And obviously get tons of treats!

    Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

    5. Even the police take part in this wonderful tradition.

    Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

    6. Look at these cuties!

    Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

    7. Basically, dogs get treated as the kings...

    8. ...and queens that they are.

    9. And they look GREAT doing it.


    10. I mean, look at this little face!

    11. It's a day filled with tons of smiles...

    "Kukur Tihar, or Kukur Puja, is the second day of Tihar, during which dogs are honored"


    "Kukur Tihar, or Kukur Puja, is the second day of Tihar, during which dogs are honored"

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    12. ...blessings...

    13. ...dignified poses...

    14. ...and TONS of hugs!

    15. Color coordination is key...

    16. is the dignified "oh now you shouldn't (yes you should've)" expression.

    17. On top of being the epitome of happiness, this festival is a great reminder to appreciate the dogs who make our lives better every day.

    18. Happy Kukur Tihar!!!

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