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HEAD OF THE CLASS: 10 MOST INTELLIGENT DOG BREEDS

You know your dog is super smart—and nobody is doubting that. Like people, dogs are individuals with their own set of skills. That said, certain breeds commonly demonstrate more intelligence at specific tasks. Here, the AKC identified 10 of the most intelligent dog breeds: 10. BORDER COLLIE 9. GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG 8. BLOODHOUND 7. BEAGLE 6. LABRADOR RETRIEVER 5. NEWFOUNDLAND 4. BELGIAN MALINOIS 3. SIBERIAN HUSKEY 2. GOLDEN RETRIEVER 1. AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD What is the smartest thing your dog has ever done? Tell us about it on the comment line below on Facebook.

Dog years: How do you calculate a dog’s true age?

Posted by dogguardblog on October 27, 2014 By Ben Carter BBC News It’s often said that the age of dogs can be better understood by multiplying their age, in human years, by seven. But is that really true? Meg, my West Highland Terrier died a couple of months ago. She’d reached the grand old age of 19 years and four months. A few days later, I was reminded of the oft-quoted statistic that every human year equates to seven dog years. This mental calculation looms more largely in an owner's mind as a dog gets older, and thoughts turn to how long the pet has left. But if that stat were really true then Meg would have been 135 years old when she died, which seems very unlikely. No human is known

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