Photos: Lou. artist immortalizes doomed shelter dogs

Photos: Lou. artist immortalizes doomed shelter dogs

When Kentucky-based artist Mark Barone's dog, Santina, passed away after 21 years together, his partner Marina Dervan suggested they adopt a new pet. But after realizing how many animals are euthanized in shelters, a new mission revealed itself: to heal a broken system. Barone began painting the portraits of doomed shelter dogs to raise awareness, titling the project "An Act of Dog." (An Act of Dog)

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by An Act of Dog and ABC News

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Posted on September 4, 2013 at 7:26 AM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 4 at 7:34 AM

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