August 26th is National Dog Day. We embrace and celebrate this special day with man's best friend! 

How Smart is the Average Dog?

According to Telegraph.com.UK:

Dogs are capable of understanding up to 250 words and gestures, can count up to five and can perform simple mathematical calculations. The average dog is as intelligent as a two-year-old child.

 

How Unique is a Dog's Hearing Ability?

According to Poshpawsamarillo:

The Beatles song “A day in the Life” has an extra high-pitched whistle, audible only to dogs. It was recorded by Paul McCartney for the enjoyment of his Shetland sheepdog.

 

How Can An Abused Dog Become an Invaluable Resource to Others?

One of Michael Vick’s former fighting dogs, Leo, went on to be a therapy dog who comforted dying children.

 

Are Dogs Good Listeners?

According to Disabled-world.com:

Tiger Woods stuttered as a child and used to talk to his dog until he fell asleep in an effort to get rid of it.

 

A Service Dog Also Likes to Have Fun?

According to Doggyloot.com:

Service dogs are trained to know when they are on duty. When their harness is on, they know it’s business time. When you take it off, the pups immediately become playful and energetic.

Do you remember this video? It also happens to be YouTube's most popular dog video of all-time.

Click here to hear Just Jen and I chatting it up just for the "pun" of it.