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WATCH: Dog Paints Picture To Show Off Skills Helping People With Disabilities

05/13/2015 05:44 pm ET | Updated May 13, 2015

Who knew the modern-day Picasso was an adorable ol' lab named Oksana?

The precious pup, who is affiliated with the Canine Companions for Independence which trains and places working assistance dogs for people with disabilities, joined HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd alongside her handler Katrina Winsor and founder of Dognition Dr. Brian Hare, featured on Nat Geo WILD's upcoming show "Is Your Dog A Genius?"

After taking orders from Winsor to "get a paint," Oksana picked a vibrant red color and off she went. Winsor explained that Oksana's ability to hold the paintbrush simulates how she can hold other objects that people with disabilities may have trouble accessing.

Good dog, Oksana!

Watch the video above to see Oksana paint and hear about how her special talents help people with disabilities. Click here to watch this week's pet show on HuffPost Live.

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