Strapped for cash, dog trainer Mary Stadelbacher decided to try a bizarre fundraising scheme:
If she could teach dogs to become service animals for the disabled - holding open doors and even removing socks for people in wheelchairs - why couldn't she teach them to hold a paintbrush and swab a piece of art?
Heck it should be a piece of cake! Two years later, "Doggie da Vinci" (or is it "Pawblo Picasso"?) Sammy became a painting dog: http://www.cbc.ca/cp/Oddities/070618/K061802AU.html
Here's the YouTube video:
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