MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (AP) – A Long Island dog named Dagger, who moonlights as a canine artist known as DogVinci, will be the featured artist in a new art show aiming to support an animal shelter.
The show is called “Gimme Shelter” and will feature more than 40 DogVinci original paintings for sale. WNBC-TV reports the show will benefit the Babylon Animal Shelter.
The red-beret-wearing dog from Massapequa was taught to paint by watching his owner Yvonne Dagger — herself an artist. They have sold more than 400 paintings, which have raised more than $45,000 in donations for various charities and causes.
The show will be held June 23 in Oyster Bay from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Information from: WNBC-TV, http://www.nbcnewyork.com
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