You Won’t Believe How Smart These Dogs Are

Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul. And it’s time to launch our next pair of books about dogs and cats. These books are always a big hit, because stories about our favorite family members are so compelling, and entertaining. And often full of great lessons about resilience, living in the present moment, forgiveness, and showing affection. The title of our new book is Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Hilarious, Heroic, Human Dog. We’ve got 101 stories and poems about just that—dogs being hilarious, heroic and surprisingly human. And clever, too. So today I’m going to share two stories that show just how smart our dogs can be. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Start your days with inspiration and motivation from the best of Chicken Soup for the Soul and editor-in-chief Amy Newmark. There's nothing like learning from the personal, revealing stories of other people. Amy shares her favorite stories and the wisdom, advice, and easy-to-implement tips that thousands of people have shared in 25 + years of Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Tips and advice on Mondays and Wednesdays, and interviews with fascinating writers and influencers on Friend Fridays. It’s Chicken Soup for the Soul to go!