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Lafayette Mayor Don Tatzin and his 3-year-old border collie Cloud lead the Lafayette Dogtown Downtown parade along Golden Gate Way in Lafayette on April 12. This first "Dogtown" event, which drew an estimated 800 people and 350-400 dogs, also included outdoor demonstrations, dog competitions, dog-related vendors and pet adoptions, including these two Chihuahua mix puppies through Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation.

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A couple of Chihuahua mix puppies of Tony LaRussa’s Animal Rescue Foundation wait to be adopted during the Lafayette Dogtown Downtown event along
A couple of Chihuahua mix puppies of Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation wait to be adopted during the Lafayette Dogtown Downtown event along Golden Gate Way in Lafayette, Calif., on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Lafayette Dogtown Downtown included outdoor demonstrations, dog competitions, pet adoptions and dog-related vendors. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)