Both dogs and dolphins learn the same way. The folks at the Shedd Aquarium had to find a new way to entertain their guests while their marine mammal exhibit was undergoing some remodeling. Dogs are easier to come by than dolphins, and they learn the same way, so the brilliant trainers at Shedd thought why not save some dog lives, show the public just how easy it is to teach dogs, and compare dog training to dolphin training.
And that's just what they did. They rescued unwanted shelter dogs, trained them up and now have a fantastic show. I've seen it first hand, and it really is something to see! Read the whole article here (and see the pictures and some cool video) in the Chicago Tribune.