Prepare to be amazed at these doggy Pawcassos. Whether it’s inspiration, creativity, or just good training, these talented dogs create original abstract paintings that are actually quite delightful.
Arbor is a border collie mix rescued from the county shelter in Las Vegas. Arbor does a painting every month or so, and her family auctions her masterpieces off and donates the proceeds to charity. You can follow Arbor on Facebook.
Dagger, also known as DogVinci, is a labrador mix who flunked out of service dog school. His human, an artist, thought he might like to try his hand at painting. Dagger finds painting great fun and gets to paint every day in his mom’s art studio. Proceeds from Dagger’s paintings go to charity. You can follow Dagger on Facebook.
Sammy and Friends
Sammy and his friends Major and Kayne and Nyah at Shore Service Dogs learn to paint as part of their training process. Shore Service Dogs rescues and trains shelter dogs for service and therapy work. Proceeds from selling the doggie art goes to fund training for future service dogs.
Hallie the blind Dachshund
Hallie was a talented and prolific painter with a long painting career. Hallie spent her last 4 years blind, but continued doing the painting she loved, and even took on the new challenge of painting Christmas ornaments.
Jumpy has learned an amazing repertoire of tricks in her career as a Hollywood actor. Her latest trick is painting beautiful artworks. Jumpy can follow cues to paint pictures to her trainer’s specification, or free-form paint her own abstract masterpiece.