Brazil's gone to the dogs: Pooches dress up for Blocao carnival at Rio de Janeiro
Carnival preparations see pet owners taking to streets with their four-legged furry friends in ornate costumes. (Photos: AP)
Carnival goes to the dogs as pet owners take to the streets for their own party, with their four-legged friends in ornate costumes.
A dog in costume attends the "Blocao" dog carnival parade.
A dog wears a Wonder Woman costume during the "Blocao" dog carnival parade on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
A boy smiles at a tutu-wearing dog during the "Blocao" dog carnival parade.
Talita and her dog Joaquim, decked out in angel costumes, pose for a photo during the "Blocao" dog carnival parade.
The muse of the "Blocao" dog carnival parade tries to kiss "Suki" the dog during the parade along Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro.
A woman pushes her two dogs in a carriage, all three of them wearing miniature, fake fruit on their heads.