Pets That PaintCarleen Coulter
Is your pet artistic? I keep threatening to whip up some nontoxic pet-safe paints and have my corgis try their paws at art work. In looking around for some ideas, I can across a number of animals who do their own creative artwork. Many of these talented animal artists also raise money for charity.
I also found some pet-safe paint kits that you can buy for your pet. So, if you want to give painting a try with your pet, you can get a kit and let your pet’s creativity flow. See the slideshow on pets that paint to learn more and to see some painting pets in action.
Painting Pets 1 of 12
Mozart Dane 2 of 12
Mozart Dane is the Harlequin Haven Great Dane Rescue Spokesdog and he paints to bring awareness to issues such as puppy mills, pet store problems, and homeless dogs. All proceeds from his paintings go to homeless dogs and awareness. You can learn more on Mozart's paintings page.
Photo Credit: Mozart Dane
Wild Horse Painting 3 of 12
At the Wild Horse Rescue Center, horses create paintings that are sold to support the center, which is dedicated to the preservation of America's wild horses. The center rescues, rehabilitates, and finds new homes for mustangs and burros. It also provides educational clinics and seminars to the public.
You can see more on how the horses create their paintings on the Wild Horse Rescue Center paintings page.
Photo Credit: Wild Horse Rescue Center
Wild Horse Rescue Center Painting 4 of 12
Go Vegas Dog Paints 5 of 12
Arbor the painting dog was rescued from a high kill shelter in Las Vegas and went on to become an internationally recognized painter with 50,000+ friends all over the world. Arbor paints to raise funds and awareness for other animals in need. Her highest selling painting fetched $1,000 with 100% of the net proceeds benefiting the Central Oklahoma Humane Society to help with tornado relief.
Photo Credit: Go Vegas Dog
Go Vegas Dog 6 of 12
Lord Tankson 7 of 12
Tillamook Cheddar 8 of 12
Tillamook Cheddar, aka Tillie, is a particularly renown artist. She has had 20 exhibitions in the U.S. and Europe and has traveled across the country shooting a documentary and accompanying a traveling exhibition. Tillie uses an interesting color transfer technique to create her art. She also has a published biography. You can learn more at Tillie's website.
Photo Credit: Tillamook Cheddar
Elephant Artist 9 of 12
Why Cats Paint Book 10 of 12
Why Cats Paint is one of my favorite coffee table photo books. With a look at feline painting and aesthetics, it is a fun and artistic item to have on your table or shelf.
Painting Kits 11 of 12
Cat Reaches for Art Supplies 12 of 12
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