All it took was a little training, some treats, and duct tape.
That’s what Newman the dog needs to paint his masterpieces. The 18-month-old dog from Euclid, Minnesota, who a local news station calls the “next Picasso,” paints colorful canvases and sells his work on Etsy (for about $30 a pop).
According to a report from ABC 7 News, this hobby started as an outlet to keep the hyper dog busy during the winter months, but has turned into much more.
“I wanted to show that rescue dogs are smart, and I wanted him to be an ambassador for that. It’s just added bonus that if anybody wants to support him by purchasing one of his pieces of art that donations would be given back to [animal rescue],” owner Kaydi Grunhovd said.
See more at: http://barkpost.com