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Old 05-12-2012, 17:50
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A charity in New Zealand is teaching rescued dogs how to drive a car.

The canine driving school is aimed at proving how intelligent the animals can be.

Monty the giant schnauzer is among the novice drivers who have learned to control the brakes, gears and steering wheel.
I love this story!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20614593
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Old 05-12-2012, 17:52
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That is awseome.
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Old 05-12-2012, 17:57
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That's nothing - Muttley was doing that years ago and co-piloting planes.
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Old 05-12-2012, 18:00
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That's nothing - Muttley was doing that years ago and co-piloting planes.
Ah, but these dogs aren't demanding medals to save people
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Old 05-12-2012, 18:01
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Ah, but these dogs aren't demanding medals to save people
Snigger.....snigger
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Old 05-12-2012, 18:02
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and this is why cats are smrtr
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Old 05-12-2012, 18:10
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They can probably parallel park far better then I can
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Old 05-12-2012, 18:15
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"The canine driving school is aimed at proving how intelligent the animals can be".

They have proved that but it leaves some serious doubts about their own.
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Old 05-12-2012, 18:18
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That's brilliant.
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Old 06-12-2012, 15:17
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Does he drive a Rover?
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Old 06-12-2012, 15:19
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Barking mad.
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Old 06-12-2012, 15:21
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I read the headline and thought "But Katie Price and Kerry Katona can drive already". Then I read the article and find it's the 4 legged kind...............
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Old 06-12-2012, 15:26
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I for one welcome our new driving dog overlords.
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Old 06-12-2012, 15:48
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Nobody better teach my dog to drive. She'll be out joyriding and ramraiding before you know it.
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Old 06-12-2012, 15:50
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This is his car.

Or maybe this one
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Old 06-12-2012, 17:08
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If only we'd thought of this in this country. We could've opened up a new market for Rover cars and saved the company.
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Old 06-12-2012, 17:57
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I would be happy to be driven around by a Labrador or golden Retriever (intelligent) but not by a beagle or Dalmatian (both thick and barking mad).
German shepherds, rotties etc might be prone to road rage so I'd probably avoid them, and collies because although intelligent they would drive right up the bumper of the car in front and follow them home instead of going to my house.
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Old 06-12-2012, 18:00
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Coincidentally I was reading a story today about Aliens attacking the Earth in order to kill all the Canines as their eagerness to learn was a threat to the rest of the galaxy.
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Old 06-12-2012, 19:45
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I think dogs should be taught to cycle (and pass their cycling proficiency test) before they even think about getting in a car.
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Old 06-12-2012, 19:50
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I think dogs should be taught to cycle (and pass their cycling proficiency test) before they even think about getting in a car.
Nah, they'd only cycle through all the red lights.
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Old 06-12-2012, 19:54
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"The canine driving school is aimed at proving how intelligent the animals can be".

They have proved that but it leaves some serious doubts about their own.
They'll be teaching them the Highway Code next
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Old 06-12-2012, 19:58
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Nah, they'd only cycle through all the red lights.
Or cock their legs on them.
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Old 06-12-2012, 20:30
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Wonder how they'd cope with parallel barking?
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Old 06-12-2012, 20:36
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Nah, they'd only cycle through all the red lights.
Just as long as they keep off the pavements.

Blimey I see they've already started training.

http://myfbjokes.com/wp-content/uplo...g-on-cycle.jpg
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