They say that a dog is man's best friend, which is why it is unfortunate that so many of us seem unable to fully comprehend why dogs often act in the way that they do. Thankfully, professional animal psychologists actually do exist, and what you'll find below is a collection of the most intriguing facts about the psychology of dogs that we are currently aware of, many of which will be surprising to most.
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The Smartest Dogs in the World
After going through the list above, it should come as no surprise that the most intelligent dog in the world, at least according to the Guinness World Records, is a border collie called Chaser, who is actually able to recognize and remember over a thousand different words. Watch this remarkable dog in action in the video below:
What a Dog's Mind Is Capable Of
Clearly, the mind of a dog is far more complex than many people would give it credit for. However, what you've just read above is merely the tip of the iceberg. If you want to learn more about how a dog's mind has evolved to be the way it is, then take a look at this fascinating video:
Similarities Between Dogs and Humans
Just like we can, it seems that dogs are also able to sense human emotion, and anyone who owns a dog is bound to agree. The video that follows contains a scientific analysis that aims to determine just how dogs are able to detect human emotion:
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