Latest news from the Clever Canine Lab

A New Concept of Dog Intelligence

Our lab director, Dr Alex Taylor, was recently interviewed on dog intelligence for Stuff.co.nz news. Read this latest article here! We are hoping to gain a better understanding of dog intelligence than simplistic tests such as "see how long it takes your dog to shake...

Auckland’s The Big Dog Walk!

On April 28th, the Clever Canine Lab team will be at The Big Dog Walk in Auckland. We will have our own stall at the event, where you can come and talk to us about animal intelligence, our sponsors (Healthy Pet Foods), and sign up your dog to participate in our...

Clever Canines on Radio New Zealand

Last month Allison Balance, a reporter from Radio New Zealand's programme Our Changing World, visited the Clever Canine Lab to learn a bit more about what we do, and how we try to understand how dogs think and understand their world. Their segment featuring us is now...

Register your dog with us!

We have had a great few months at the Clever Canine Lab and we are now looking for more dogs to participate in our studies! We are currently running several different experiments, and we choose which ones your dog will participate in depending on their personality....

Clever dogs in action!

Click here to view footage of some of our Clever Canines as they take part in our first round of testing    

Great to meet you all

As of about thirty seconds ago, we have had approximately 120 people fill in the questionnaire registering their dog with the Clever Canine Lab. Wow, when the website went live yesterday, we weren't quite expecting such a large response so quickly! Thank you very much...

Recruiting now!

The University of Auckland's Clever Canine Lab is pleased to announce that we are currently recruiting for our first round of testing this semester, starting at the University's Tamaki Campus, as soon as March 25th. If you or anyone you might know would like to learn...

Website launch

The University of Auckland is excited to announce the launch of our new website! The About section contains information on what the Clever Dog Lab aims to achieve and describes research that has inspired us to learn more about how dogs think. You will also find...