The Galveston Island Humane Society began the Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Parade in 1998 as a way to involve the community in the spirit of Mardi Gras and feature their family pets. Description from timesunion.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
A dachshund hound dressed for Mardi Gras marches in the 15th Annual Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Pet Parade, an annual Mardi Gras event held in downtown Shreveport's RiverView Park. For more information on the Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Pet Parade, visit www.animalkrewe.org.
Diesel Del Bosque, right, waits with his dog Zoe for the start of the Krewe of Barkus and Meoux parade along the seawall in Galveston, Texas, Sunday, February 15, 2015. The parade is sponsored by the Galveston Island Humane Society as a way to involve family pets in the spirit of Mardi Gras. (Photo by David J. Phillip/AP Photo)