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San Francisco's New Dog Mayor Calls For Mandatory Belly Rubs

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) -- A Chihuahua named Frida will be named "Mayor of San Francisco" for one day Tuesday in support of the Department of Animal Care and Control, the city's publicly funded animal shelter.

The Friends of Animal Care and Control declared Frida "Mayor for a Day" after her owner had the winning bid in September.

On Tuesday, Frida will be visiting various San Francisco landmarks and making some stops at City Hall to meet with the Board of Supervisors.

Frida would like to send the message that rescue dogs, like herself, make great pets, according to her bid.

It also says Frida has a platform calling for mandatory belly rubs and will be declaring Tuesday Extra Pet Treats Day.

Dean Clark, who is Frida's owner, is the chief executive officer of For The Love of Dog USA.

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