PHOTOS: The Rescued Street Dogs of Havana

The animal protection society in Cuba keeps a list of 21 dogs living in state institutions. At night, the animals patrol the streets with local police or sleep under a museum’s grand stairway. Click for photos of the cute pups.

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Former street dog Vladimir wears an ID collar that gives his name and residence, as he sits at the entrance of the Old Havana Museum of Metalwork in Havana, Cuba.
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The dog named P-9 poses at the door of his home at the Old Havana " Camara Oscura" building in Havana, Cuba, March 18, 2015.
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Former street dog, Aparicio, walks in the street outside the Old Havana Museum of Metalwork where he lives in Havana, Cuba.
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Dary Valdes , 46, left and Margarita Garcia 54, pose with the dogs, Leon, left, and Aparicio, at the Old Havana Museum of Metalwork in Havana, Cuba, March 13, 2015.
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Former street dogs, from left, Leon, Canela, Vladimir, and Aparicio, pose for a group photo inside their home at the Old Havana Museum of Metalwork in Havana, Cuba. Dozens of state restaurants donate leftovers to the animals.
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A former street dog named Aparicio wears an ID collar as he lounges at the Old Havana Museum of Metalwork in Havana, Cuba.
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Guard at the Old Havana Museum of Metalwork, Yarisbel Perez, stands in the doorway for a portrait with the museum's former stray dogs.
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Old Havana Museum of Metalwork security guards Dary Valdes, left, and Margarita Garcia, pose for a group photo with the museum's former street dogs.
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A dog named Nina sleeps at the door of his home at the Old Havana "Camara Oscura" building in Havana, Cuba, March 18, 2015.
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A dog named Leon receives a piece of sausage from a guard at the door of his home at the Old Havana Museum of Metalwork in Havana, Cuba, March 13, 2015.
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