In Nepal, There Is A Festival Every Year To Thanks Dogs For Being Our Friends has this great article on Nepal’s Festival for dogs

Every year in the fall, millions of Hindus celebrate “Diwali”, a “festival of lights”.

During the celebration, they celebrated an event called Kukur Tihar or Kukur Puja which is dedicated to dogs.

This Tihar celebration lasts for five days. In the second day,  is they worship dogs, by offering them delicious foods, adorning them with flower garlands, and marking them with “tika” on the forehead.

And as you can see they get lots and lots of pets.