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Latest News / December 6, 2012

These three pooches are living life in the fast lane.

The trio of rescue dogs in New Zealand have been taught how to drive a car in a bid to show potential dog owners how clever the species can be.

The drive for publicity by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals saw the four-legged friends spend weeks getting to grips with four wheels and the dogs can now start a car, accelerate and steer.

Animal trainer Mark Vette and his team began training the animals using a mock vehicle before introducing them to a real car – a Mini especially adapted for paws.

The pooches are set show off their skills on live TV in New Zealand next week, where their final test will be to brake as they are driving along a narrow lane.

Watch this super sweet, super clip here….


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Melissa Myers
Melissa Myers has worked as an entertainment journalist for ten years, both in London and New York. She now focuses much of her time helping bring inspiring stories to light and, additionally, her project "Makeover with Meaning," which seeks to add a sprinkle of happiness into the lives of those who need it most.




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doodah@aol.com'
on December 6, 2012

I hope they don’t start texting! That would be ruff ;-)



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