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Dogs are smarter than cats!

All that socializing your dog has been doing has paid off big time. According to a recent study from Oxford University, dogs’ intelligence has evolved at a faster rate than their less social feline friends.   Lead author of the paper, Dr. Suzanne Shultz:

Dogs have always been regarded as the more social animals while cats like to get on with their own thing alone. But it appears that interaction is good for the brain and extends to other species, like ourselves.

All dogs are quite good at solving problems, which gives credence to the traditional image of the cunning fox which is a member of the same family. Dogs descended from wolves which appear to have the biggest brains as they live in large family groups

Unfortunately monkeys, horses, dolphins and camels have higher IQ’s than dogs.

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