Video: This Genius Dog Learned 1022 Words (so far)

Most dogs know more than just their name.

Some know dozens of commands, can tell the difference between which toy you want them to grab, and know what to do based on your body language. Then there’s this dog who has learned the names of over a thousand toys. Not only is she a Border Collie, arguably one of the smartest breeds out there, but her deduction process is amazing. Watch and see for yourself.

Meet the Author: Thomas Mulcahy

Thomas can't remember a time when his household didn't have a four-legged member of the family. When our Giant Schnauzer isn't digging around for rodents to play with, she's patiently waiting for food to drop to the floor or barking at the mailman. Thomas now swears by Schnauzers as being the best breed ever—they don't shed and they're the smartest and most entertaining dogs he's ever met. Plus the Giants make great wrestling partners.

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