VIDEO: A timelapse video of me painting RUBY.

Ruby’s mom Owen writes: “Ruby is one of the 266 dogs rescued in March 2012 from a dog fighting ring in San Pablo, Laguna, a province located south of Manila in the Philippines. They lived in horrifying conditions — housed in steel drums and tethered to the ground with heavy chains, exposed to the elements, perhaps with no medical care, fed substandard food (if at all) and, most likely, never shown any true love and compassion.

Not all dogs survived and, today, less than 100 remain (with a number of them, including Ruby, now living in their forever homes). The remaining dogs are now under the care of CARA Welfare Philippines ( The dogs, known as the LPBs (for Laguna pit bulls) continue to need help, however — they still need food, medicine, and lots of TLC. With your help, they will recover faster, and be on their way to truly better lives. To get updates, visit”

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See the full painting of Ruby HERE


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