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Dogs aren't especially smart, but they have a particular set of skills

Yes, you are a good dog!
a corgi catches a frisbee but looks kind of silly doing it

Just because they're not especially bright doesn't mean they're not special.

It’s October, and it’s Nobel season, . Unlike recipients James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo, most of us are unlikely to accept such an award in Stockholm. Neither are our beloved pet dogs, even though owners will swear their four-legged companions are geniuses. Sure, dogs are smart—at least when it comes to working with humans. But pigs, for instance, . That’s the contention of a out today in the journal , which asks, “in what sense are

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