Dog Intelligence and the Science Behind their Affection

In case you missed Sunday's fascinating¬†60 Minutes segment entitled The Smartest Dog in the World about the scientific research on dog intelligence. Anderson Cooper interviewed eighty-six-year-old retired psychology professor Dr. John W. Pilley Jr. Ph.D and his border collie Chaser, a dog who could identify over a thousand toys. It turns out that most two-year-old toddlers know about 300 words, and Chaser's vocabulary is three times that. In fact in a … [Read more...]