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A dog and its owner walk through a sacred straw ring as a Shinto... News PhotoAnimal,Ceremony,Dog,Human Interest,Japan,Looking,Owner,Pets,Priest,Shinto,Shrine,Spirituality,Tokyo - Japan,Vertical,WalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA dog and its owner walk through a sacred straw ring as a Shinto priest (C) looks on before a purification ceremony for pets, at the Ichigaya Kamegaoka-Hachiman shrine in Tokyo on January 13, 2013. Some 500 pets and their owners visit at the shrine to celebrate for the New Yaer and pray for their animal's health and happiness. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)