How Dumb Is Your Dog?


A veteran dog-owner and trainer asks the question in more, er, colloquial fashion, and comes to terms with the fact that her puppy just isn't that smart. Money quote:

Over the past two months, she's made some progress, but it's been painfully slow and is easily forgotten.  Still, I was living under the assumption that maybe my dog just had a hidden capacity for intelligence - that all I had to do was work hard enough and maybe she'd wake up one day and be smart and capable like a normal dog.  Until last night.

The account is hilarious and poignant and brilliantly illustrated. Check it out. The whole blog is inspired. By the way, instructions for the canine IQ test can be found here.