Amazing: Dog with 1000 word vocabulary.

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Sallow, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. Sallow
    Offline

    Sallow The Big Bad Wolf. Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2010
    Messages:
    56,535
    Thanks Received:
    6,132
    Trophy Points:
    1,840
    Location:
    New York City
    Ratings:
    +7,394
    I've always held dogs are much smarter then we currently recognize. Not only are they able to communicate with their own kind..the can communicate on a reasonable level to other animals..like humans. I read some theories that have even pointed out, that humans (in our present form), were able to thrive because of canines. They would bark out alerts when predators threatened human young. Anyway..great article.

     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  2. Mr Clean
    Offline

    Mr Clean Gold Member

    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2009
    Messages:
    10,054
    Thanks Received:
    2,250
    Trophy Points:
    255
    Ratings:
    +3,825
    It's a Border Collie; they're especially smart and willing to learn.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  3. Sallow
    Offline

    Sallow The Big Bad Wolf. Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2010
    Messages:
    56,535
    Thanks Received:
    6,132
    Trophy Points:
    1,840
    Location:
    New York City
    Ratings:
    +7,394
    Yep.

    But I think most dogs have exceptional intelligence.
     
  4. California Girl
    Offline

    California Girl BANNED

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2009
    Messages:
    50,337
    Thanks Received:
    8,960
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +8,965
    Is it called Bo?
     
  5. Sallow
    Offline

    Sallow The Big Bad Wolf. Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2010
    Messages:
    56,535
    Thanks Received:
    6,132
    Trophy Points:
    1,840
    Location:
    New York City
    Ratings:
    +7,394
    The Dog's name is Chaser.
     
  6. uscitizen
    Offline

    uscitizen Senior Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2007
    Messages:
    45,941
    Thanks Received:
    4,791
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    My Shack
    Ratings:
    +4,807
    DAMN! He is more articulate than most political comontaters on Fox.
     
  7. 007
    Offline

    007 Charter Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2004
    Messages:
    38,328
    Thanks Received:
    7,868
    Trophy Points:
    1,130
    Ratings:
    +11,946
    Must be smarter than you. It's "THAN" not "then," and "they" not "the."

    I wonder if that dogs owner beat it like another dog owner I know?
     
  8. Big Black Dog
    Offline

    Big Black Dog Gold Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2009
    Messages:
    22,912
    Thanks Received:
    5,108
    Trophy Points:
    260
    Ratings:
    +5,710
    Why do you find it so amazing that a dog can talK? All dogs talk. It's up to you to understand what is being said.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  9. California Girl
    Offline

    California Girl BANNED

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2009
    Messages:
    50,337
    Thanks Received:
    8,960
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +8,965
    Commentator. Comment. Not common. Twit. That dog is smarter than you.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  10. uscitizen
    Offline

    uscitizen Senior Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2007
    Messages:
    45,941
    Thanks Received:
    4,791
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    My Shack
    Ratings:
    +4,807
    Cats may know more words than dogs, but they will never let you know that.
     

Share This Page