The smartest dog in the world knows more than 1000 words
British scientists have trained a dog breed border collie recognize by name more than one thousand different items. Six year old dog named Cheyser can look at a pile of soft toys is the one that asks the man. And the dog is able at once to find among the hundreds of items of at least 18 of 20 friends to her voice.
To achieve these results with Cheyserom held daily training for four to five hours for three years. According to one of the professors who conducted the experiment, he wanted to know whether there is a dog limit on the number of words she can understand. The purpose of the study is, and whether the dog can recognize the names of objects, not just the commands associated with the object. "Of course, we do not claim that dogs can learn human language, as children do, but the experiment shows that dogs can learn many times more words than is commonly believed," - said Professor Alliston Reid. In total, after training to recognize objects by voice, Cheyser successfully completed 838 tests for finding items. The dog also taught various manipulations with objects, such as moving an object paw, pushing the nose and bring. During the training the dog remember the names of toys in 1022.
It should be noted, in 2004 the record for memorizing subjects voice was a dog named Rico from Germany. He knew to nine years in 200 words.