Every dog has his day...especially in Nepal where they get a festival!

Around the world dogs are man’s best friend, but in Nepal, pups are treated with a special festival to honour them.

A Nepalese policeman garlands a police dog after putting vermillion powder on its forehead during Tihar festival celebrations at a police kennel division in Kathmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. Dogs are worshipped to acknowledge their role in providing security during Tihar festival, one of the most important Hindu festivals that is also dedicated to the worship of the goddess of wealth Laxmi.

A Nepalese policeman garlands a police dog after putting vermillion powder on its forehead during Tihar festival celebrations at a police kennel division in Kathmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, 10 November. Dogs are worshipped to acknowledge their role in providing security during Tihar festival, one of the most important Hindu festivals that is also dedicated to the worship of the goddess of wealth Laxmi. Image by AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha

Kukur Tihar, celebrated this year on 10 November, is the second day of the Nepalese Hindu festival of Tihar and is dedicated to honouring dogs. People in Nepal give their favourite pups a bath, delicious foods, flower garlands and a smear of red tika dye on their heads to show how sacred they are and celebrate their connections with humans.

A Nepalese girl feeds a police dog after worshipping the same during Tihar festival celebrations at a police kennel division in Kathmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. Dogs are worshipped to acknowledge their role in providing security during Tihar festival, one of the most important Hindu festivals that is also dedicated to the worship of the goddess of wealth Laxmi.

A Nepalese girl feeds a police dog after worshipping the same during Tihar festival celebrations at a police kennel division in Kathmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, 10 November. Dogs are worshipped to acknowledge their role in providing security during Tihar festival, one of the most important Hindu festivals that is also dedicated to the worship of the goddess of wealth Laxmi. Image by AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha

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