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Dogs can learn up to 250 words and gestures.

Dogs can learn up to 250 words and gestures.

Researchers have found that dogs are capable of understanding up to 250 words and gestures, can count up to five and can perform simple mathematical calculations. ... "This means they can understand about 165 words, signs and signals.

The smartest dog breeds are on par mentally with a 2 1/2-year-old, professor says. Using adapted tests designed for human children, psychologists have learned that average dogs can count, reason and recognize words and gestures on par with a human 2 -year-old.

As for language, the average dog can learn 165 words, including signals, and the “super dogs” (those in the top 20 percent of dog intelligence) can learn 250 words, Coren says.

He found the top dogs, in order of their doggy IQ are:
Border collies.
German shepherds.
Golden retrievers.
Shetland sheepdogs.
Labrador retrievers.


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