Dogs will never cease to surprise us or amaze us, especially with their intelligence. These stories are there to prove it.
Anyone who lives or has lived with one or more dogs has experienced how brilliant these creatures are. The intelligence they show in different situations has us in awe. Which only adds to the love and respect we have for them.
Many canine owners have shared on Reddit stories where their 4-legged friend left them speechless by flaunting their finesse of mind.
Here are 7 of these anecdotes illustrating the intelligence of the dog…
1. The King of Escape
A user of Reddit posting under the pseudonym ennion says he used to leave his dog in his large fenced yard. The latter was waiting for the moment when his master came out of the house to jump over the fence and stroll around the neighborhood. The canine made the rounds of homes where he knew he was going to be offered treats.
Its owner didn’t know, until a neighbor told him. ennion, who was afraid that something would happen to him, decided to attach him to a very long cable, allowing him to circulate in the garden without being able to get out. Cable that was held by a peg driven into the ground.
The dog has found a way to break free; he spilled his bowl of water on the stake, which softened the earth around it and made the anchoring object easier to dig up. He then went back to walking around the neighborhood dragging the cable and the stake.
2. The little trick she found to get her fellow toy
The family of ” Coryb155 has 2 dogs. The eldest is 14 and the youngest is 5. The female dog always covets the youngest’s toy.
To obtain it, she pretends to have fun with another toy which, in fact, does not interest her at all. His congener then loses interest in his in favor of the “decoy”. All that’s left for the senior is to pick up the object she wanted.
3. Coffee and walk
“ punk_perfunctory says that before walking her dog in the morning, she usually activates her coffee maker. So when she gets back, her coffee is ready and she can have breakfast.
The canine understood the trick and started turning on the coffee maker every time he wanted to go out.
4. An accident of cleanliness without consequence
The dog of Subdural17 » had a few temporary gastric problems that caused diarrhea.
Unable to wait for the walk, he relieved himself in the bathtub. Its owner is convinced that the choice was not made by chance, but to facilitate cleaning.
5. The watered sprinkler
” throwlikeagenjimain was playing with a friend’s dog, a Labrador Retriever/German Shepherd mix. After throwing the ball at him several times, he decided to play a little trick on him; he performed the throwing gesture, but without throwing the sphere.
The quadruped fell into the trap 2 times, but not the 3and. throwlikeagenjimain then threw the ball to him for good. The animal went to get it, and when it returned, when the human reached out to retrieve the object, it realized that the dog’s mouth was empty. He got it this time. Everyone burst out laughing, then the dog picked up the ball and started playing with it in front of his victim, as if to taunt him and savor his revenge.
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6. The whole team to receive treats
Owner of 2 dogs, ninth9wonder explains that she never gives a treat to one in the absence of the other.
The little one understood it quickly. Every time he wants a treat, he goes to get his friend so that the duo is complete in front of their mistress.