Feel the Love: Dogs Join Diwali Celebration

 A police officer sprinkles colored powder onto a police dog at Nepal's Central Police Dog Training School as part of the Diwali festival, also known as Tihar Festival, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Oct. 22.
A police officer sprinkles colored powder onto a police dog at Nepal's Central Police Dog Training School as part of the Diwali festival, also known as Tihar Festival, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Oct. 22. NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPA

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At the Nepal Police Academy in Kathmandu, recruits celebrated the Diwali festival by adorning their dogs with traditional colored powder and flower petals on Wednesday. Diwali is traditionally a five-day celebration illuminated by light and bright colors, where devotees worship cows and other animals...

Nepalese police officers kneel next to dogs with colored powder on their heads at Nepal's Central Police Dog Training School as part of the Diwali festival, also known as Tihar Festival, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Oct. 22.NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPA