In Nepal, there is a holiday that celebrates dogs.
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Dogs are decked with garlands of flowers — usually marigolds.
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They are also adorned with red “tika” on their foreheads.
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The mark symbolizes good luck, bravery, auspiciousness, and other positive traits.