When Alison Moore began brainstorming ideas for her father Robert's 100th birthday celebration, she knew there needed to be doggie guests. As many as possible. Because her dad, who was Dean of Applied Sciences and Arts at San Jose State University for 25 years, is a dog guy. She thought her social media posts might bring 20 or 30. She was astounded when more than 200 showed up. "It was a special, special birthday parade because of the numbers and all the different breeds of dogs," Robert said of the two hour parade. Denise O'Brien brought her 88-year-old father, who has Alzheimer's disease, and his dog Lucky. "It's been a long time since I saw my dad smile for 90 minutes straight," she said. Debby Yackonelli, who lives across the street, brought Ryder, wearing a little tux neckerchief and a happy birthday sign. "So many strangers showed up. Not only did they show up, but they made cards and posters, they brought him cupcakes," said granddaughter Caroline, who came from New York.

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