Animal funds

Meet Banksy, the dog who raised Rs 51,000 for animal charity with his work

The bidding took place in the comments section of the post. Buyers had to comment on the painting they wanted to bid on. According to a BBC report, the auction raised nearly £500 (around Rs 51,000) for charity. (Credits: Facebook)

Paintings of the rescue dog, named after graffiti artist Banksy, have been auctioned off to raise funds to help, heal and house the animals in their care.

British artist Banksy is known for his street art and thought-provoking graffiti, but there’s another Banksy whose work helps raise money for charity. Meet the rescue dog Banksy from Bristol in the UK who uses his paws to create works of art that help a cause. According to a Facebook post from the Bristol Animal Rescue Centre, paintings of the rescue dog, named after a graffiti artist, have been auctioned off to raise money to help, heal and house the animals in their care. The Facebook album titled ‘Banksy’s Great Art Auction’ read: ‘Dog Banksy has recreated famous Banksy artwork as part of an appeal to find him a forever home. Now we exclusively auction his works here. The auction ended on February 7.

The bidding took place in the comments section of the post. Buyers had to comment on the painting they wanted to bid on. According to a BBC report, the auction raised nearly £500 (around Rs 51,000) for charity.

Seven paintings made by the rescue dog have been auctioned. The seven paintings titled: Girl With The Tennis Ball Earring, Good Panda, Treats Are In The Air, Dog And Cat, Neon Panda, (Dreaming Of) Adoption Day and DB Original were listed on the Facebook page. The dog used its nose and paws to create the artwork.

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