Sammy the Painting Dog's Amazing BrushstrokesThis talented service dog paints masterpieces that command up to $1,700

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Updated: Wednesday Oct 21, 2009 | 10:00 AM EDT By: Helin Jung

PEACE & QUIET

The first thing in training a dog to paint is to have a dog that's calm. "They have to come to you and sit quietly while you put paint on the paintbrush," Stadelbacher says. "You have to give the paintbrush to them a special way so that they can put it in their mouth."