Sometimes people underestimate the intelligence of our four-legged friends. And it’s a shame, really, because dogs are some of the smartest animals on the planet. There’s no stopping these clever canines — click through to watch some of the web’s smartest dogs, and tune in next week for a feline edition.
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1. Needle in a Haystack
Dogs sure are loyal — when you throw them a ball, they will find it for you, no matter how difficult it is!
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2. Gone Swimmin’
Unfortunately for this adorable breed, bulldogs can easily overheat. So how does this particularly clever pooch overcome that obstacle? Why, by bringing the kiddie pool inside!
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3. Let’s Play Hooky!
“No mamma, don’t go to work, stay home and play with me instead!” Ahh… the power of a guilt trip.
4. The Smartest Dog in the World?
Chaser the Border Collie is sometimes referred to as the world’s smartest dog. Her pet parent, a retired psychology professor, believes he has the intelligence of a 2-year-old child. So does Chaser live up to her hype? Watch the video to see for yourself.
5. Fetch for One
When no humans are interested in playing fetch, this clever pooch takes matters into his own, well, paws!
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6. Jail Break
Nobody wants to be locked in cage — or see their sister suffer the same predicament. Luckily, this clever Corgi can change all that!
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7. An Engineer in the Making
When this adorable pooch can’t reach the food on the counter, the little guy makes himself a staircase.