‘Woof’ if you know the answer: Problem-solving pooch masters math

Kevin Medin has been teaching his dog Delta how to solve math problems for more than three years.

By Jackie Dunham, CTV News, July 4, 2017 

From addition and subtraction to more complex division and multiplication problems, basic arithmetic can be tricky even for adults.

That’s why the mathematical talents of an 11-year-old dog named Delta is all the more impressive.

The clever Border Collie Australian Cross has been solving math problems posed by its owner Kevin Medin for more than three years. Using its powerful bark to communicate, Delta “woofs” the answers.

We run through the numbers and she pretty much knows ‘em,” he told CTV Edmonton on Monday. “I don’t need to do fingers anymore, but that’s how it started.”

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