Meet Chaser, 'the world's smartest dog'

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Understanding 1,022 common and proper nouns and a series of verbs, Chaser has broken the previous world record holder by more than five fold.

Chaser, a five-year-old border collie, is a South Carolinian who has undergone training from Wofford College's Dr. John Pilley.

Lowcountry Dog has the curious story that you can read online here and watch a video about over here

Yes, this one's not exactly Charleston, but it's close enough and curious enough that we thought it worth mention. 

A NOVA special on Chaser is slated for February 8th.

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