Can Dogs Learn How To Read?

Can Dogs Learn How To Read?

There are 10 comments on the findingDulcinea story from Sep 4, 2009, titled Can Dogs Learn How To Read?. In it, findingDulcinea reports that:

A Wisconsin woman claims her dog can read, highlighting the capacity of canine brains and underscoring the benefits of the human-canine relationship.

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Adam

South Ozone Park, NY

#1 Sep 8, 2009
That's really true about the benefits of kids reading to dogs. They get much more comfortable with their skills.
Loren

Richmond Hill, NY

#2 Sep 8, 2009
If dogs can read, then pigs can fly. Can't we just let sleeping dogs lie?
Ranger-Ranger

New York, NY

#3 Sep 8, 2009
I think the answer here depends on our definition of "read," and by the way I define "read," the answer is a resounding NO.
Janet

Portland, OR

#4 Sep 8, 2009
I'd rather read to my dog than have him read to me.
Anita

New York, NY

#5 Sep 8, 2009
I hadn't heard about the dog-reading therapy before, and I think it's a fabulous idea. Not only does it improve literacy skills in children, but it also teaches about compassion and closeness to animals, I think
Roger

Brooklyn, NY

#6 Sep 11, 2009
Talk about a case of who let the dogs out!
EMMA

Bellefontaine, OH

#7 May 27, 2010
cute puppy

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#8 May 28, 2010
operant conditioning ftw!
angela

Jonesborough, TN

#9 Jan 9, 2011
how do they do it?

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#10 Apr 15, 2011
angela wrote:
how do they do it?
They use operant conditioning. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operant_conditio...

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