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Man’s Best Friend May Be Smarter Than Many Thought

April 28, 2011 by Michelle At Tails in Fun Stuff, Home, News with 3 Comments

Scientific researchers are starting to catch on to what pet parents have known for a while: Dogs are smarter than most people think.

Meet Chaser, a 6-year-old female Border Collie, who shocked one reporter while testing the pup on owner John Billey’s claim to know the name of every one of the 1,000 toys in his herd.

Watch the full episode. See more NOVA scienceNOW.

 

 

Pretty impressive, huh?

Now it’s your turn! Leave a comment below telling us what your dog does that’s so smart, it impresses you every time they do it.

One lucky reader will be randomly chosen from the comments below to win a surprise dog toy from Tails Magazines. One entry per person, continental U.S. only. Please leave an e-mail address with your comment so we can contact the winner. Contest closes at midnight Pacific time Friday, April 29.

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