Check out this issue of Nova Science Now : How Smart Are Dogs?, hosted by the big brained Neil deGrasse Tyson. It tells the story of Chaser, a Border Collie who’s pretty darn smart. The video is a bit long, but it’s worth watching just to see how much a dog can learn to do.
Here’s a video that shows just how intelligent some dog are — and this is a beagle. Check out how this pooch approaches the problem of how to get itself a snack.