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Why Are These Dogs Learning to Drive? (Video)

Can old dogs learn new tricks? The SPCA Auckland in New Zealand has taken on the challenge of teaching three rescue dogs how to drive in an attempt to showcase just how intelligent our canine friends really are. Thus far, Porter, Ginny, and Monty have driven with the guidance of human companions at their side, but next Monday, the dogs will put their new skills to the test by driving around a track on live TV (Campbell Live, Dec.10 at 7PM). Find out more at the Drivingdogs Facebook page.

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3:27PM PDT on Apr 16, 2013

Hmmm, I´d prefer they´d teach them to do the dishes and the laundry, if one asks me.

7:26AM PST on Dec 19, 2012

thanks for sharing :)

11:34PM PST on Dec 9, 2012

this is great but are they going to have homes afterwards ?

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12:16PM PST on Dec 9, 2012

still don't understand why in the world they are teaching dogs to drive a car....

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2:22AM PST on Dec 9, 2012

Way out... Good luck!

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