Animals Offbeat

By Sarah Francis


A dog named Picasso because to his wonky face has become an internet star.

Funny-looking Picassso and his brother Pablo were rescued from a high kill shelter.

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The 10 month old canine earned his endearing moniker for his abstract face and has won fans around the world.

Now the Pit Bull and Terrier mix brothers live at Luvable Dog Rescue in Eugene Oregon, a non-profit animal shelter dedicated to saving dogs from death row.

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Luvable Dog Rescue has receive hundreds of inquiries from people around the world interested in adopting these two boys.

Executive Director Liesl Wilhardt from Luvable Dog Rescue said: “They were recently released from their quarantine and are now living happily with two other Luvable dogs in one of our special little cottages.

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“Picasso is in need of dental surgery to correct a painful tooth condition caused by his misaligned snout.

“Once Picasso has healed from his surgery, we will evaluate him and his brother, Pablo to determine what would make the best possible home for them.”

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She added: “Picasso is curious, friendly, out-going, gentle, calm, trusting and intelligent.

“He likes to learn new things. He loves his brother, Pablo. He just met several new dogs at our Rescue, and was very congenial and playful with them too.

“And he loves posing and having his picture taken.”