Dogs As Smart As 2-Year-Old Kids: Study

09/08/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The canine IQ test results are in: Even the average dog has the mental abilities of a 2-year-old child.

The finding is based on a language development test, revealing average dogs can learn 165 words (similar to a 2-year-old child), including signals and gestures, and dogs in the top 20 percent in intelligence can learn 250 words.

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