What Tricks Can Your Pet Do?


Sometimes I forget how smart dogs can actually be.

The Seattle Times recently had a list of 101 dog tricks. My own dogs are great at #22: “Prewash dishes for dishwasher (just wanted to see if you were paying attention).”

I have 2 boxers, both of whom have never come across as being significantly bright. Well, that is until today. My one dog evidently figured out (on his own, over the course of some time) how to open the back door. He now seems to understand that if he pushes the handle, the door will open, thus freeing him. 🙂

So now whenever he wants out, he just lets himself (and my other dog) out. What a Goof!!

According to the Today show, you can measure a dog’s intelligence (How smart is your dog? Give him an IQ test.

What cool tricks can your pet do?


About Author

Devoted pet owner and now, devoted pet editor, Judi worked in traditional offices, keeping the books and the day-to-day operations organized. Taking her dog to work every day for over a decade never seemed odd. Neither did having an office cat. She knows what it's like to train a new puppy and she's experienced the heartache of losing beloved companions. Retired, she currently lives with her spoiled dog and four chickens (who are, interestingly enough, also spoiled).

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