|A Chihuahua dressed as a Peacock takes to the streets for Blocao in Rio De Janeiro | Deccan Chronicle|
Rio De Janiero is known for for than its beautiful beaches and bronzed bodies. It's one of the largest events of the year - Carnival!. Earlier this month, over several hundred patrons, half of whom were human and the other half were DOGS took to the streets for the 11th annual Blocao Carnival Street Party, Carnival's pre-event known to be the most pet-friendly event of the 500 "blocos", events known for their rapturously festive and drinking parties.
|Brazil's national soccer team jerseys worn by these exuberant dogs during Blocao in Rio de Janeiro. | Deccan Chronicle|
|Nothing like a natural blond to bring life to a party | Deccan Chronicle|
|It's the amazing Spider dog making his way through the crowd of Blocao | Deccan Chronicle|
|Dogs big and small made their way to Blocao in Rio|
Not even a neighboring street party's brawl, that was broken up by a police officer dampened the spirits of the K-9's as they made their way through music of carnival.
|A pooch with a mop-top hair piece is one of the patron's of this year's Blocao | Deccan Chronicle|
|Colorful garments from dresses, capes to hats are worn by dogs at Blocao | Deccan Chronicle|
|Dogs enjoy of the Rio's most pet-friendly event - Blocao | Deccan Chronicle|
|This poodle is decked out in shimmer and pink dreads | Deccan Chronicle|
|A dog gets exhilerated by the energy of Blocao | Deccan Chronicle|
|Dogs in full costume at Blocao in Rio De Janiero | Deccan Chronicle|
|A standard poodle flamenco dancer is shown with her proud owner at Blocao | Deccan Chronicle|
VIDEO: Watch footage of Rio's Blocao Carnival Street Party!