2/16: The Intelligence of Dogs

February 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Featured, Living, Pets

Here’s one for the dogs and the dog lovers out there! ©istockphoto.com/vander Most U.S. residents — 80% — say dogs are more intelligent than we think they are.  Just 15% believe dogs are less intelligent than commonly perceived.  5% are unsure.  Not surprisingly, nearly nine in ten of those with a dog at home — 87% — think a dog’s intelligence is underrated.  This compares with 73% of residents who do not own a dog. Women give dogs a big “bark out.”  85% believe canines are sharper than we think compared with 76% of men.  18% of men and 11% of women, however,...