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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New York, 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.

New York, NY

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

Fresh Meadows, 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.

Portland, OR

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

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

New York, NY

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

Bellefontaine, OH

#7 May 27, 2010
cute puppy

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#8 May 28, 2010
operant conditioning ftw!

Bridgman, MI

#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.

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