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Rio de Janeiro shows that the Olympics have really gone to the dogs
Dogs of all breeds, ages and sizes competed for medals in diving, jumping, swimming and running at Toto's Park Club in the Rio de Janeiro neighborhood of Barra da Tijuca.
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Dog "Ozzy" takes part in the jumping competition during the Dog Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Owner of the dog park and organizer of the animal event Marco Antonio Toto says his goal is to socialize humans and their pets while celebrating sports. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Dog "Bacana" wins the bronze medal in the jumping competition during the Dog Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Owner of the dog park and organizer of the animal event Marco Antonio Toto says his goal is to socialize humans and their pets while celebrating sports. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

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Dog "Bacana" competes in the jumping competition during the Dog Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Owner of the dog park and organizer of the animal event Marco Antonio Toto says his goal is to socialize humans and their pets while celebrating sports. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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"Mima," center, jumps after winning the gold medal in the jumping competition during the Dog Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Owner of the dog park and organizer of the animal event Marco Antonio Toto says his goal is to socialize humans and their pets while celebrating sports. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Dogs compete in the jumping competition during the Dog Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Owner of the dog park and organizer of the animal event Marco Antonio Toto says his goal is to socialize humans and their pets while celebrating sports. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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A trainer tries to convince a dog to jump over an obstacle during the Dog Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Owner of the dog park and organizer of the animal event Marco Antonio Toto says his goal is to socialize humans and their pets while celebrating sports. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Dog "Bacana" retrieves a ball during the Dog Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Owner of the dog park and organizer of the animal event Marco Antonio Toto says his goal is to socialize humans and their pets while celebrating sports. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Dog "Zaia" participates in the jumping competition during the Dog Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Owner of the dog park and organizer of the animal event Marco Antonio Toto says his goal is to socialize humans and their pets while celebrating sports. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Dog "Shimbalaie" and its owner compete in the synchronized swimming competition during the Dog Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Owner of the dog park and organizer of the animal event Marco Antonio Toto says his goal is to socialize humans and their pets while celebrating sports. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Dog "Zaia" competes in the jumping competition as its owners watch during the Dog Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Owner of the dog park and organizer of the animal event Marco Antonio Toto says his goal is to socialize humans and their pets while celebrating sports. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Dog "Mima" runs with its owners in the jumping competition during the Dog Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Owner of the dog park and organizer of the animal event Marco Antonio Toto says his goal is to socialize humans and their pets while celebrating sports. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Dog "Shimbalaie" wins the gold medal in the synchronized swimming competition during the Dog Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Owner of the dog park and organizer of the animal event Marco Antonio Toto says his goal is to socialize humans and their pets while celebrating sports. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Rio de Janeiro shows that the Olympics have really gone to the dogs

Dogs of all breeds, ages and sizes competed for medals in diving, jumping, swimming and running at Toto's Park Club in the Rio de Janeiro neighborhood of Barra da Tijuca.

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