New Zealand dogs learning to drive cars

Posted on: 9:42 pm, December 8, 2012, by

Just months ago, the idea of dogs learning to drive was a joke.

But these canines are being taught to shift gears and steer, first on carts, then on actual cars with controls modified for dog legs.

Next week, after months of training, Porter will attempt to drive a Mini Cooper alone on an empty track.

CNN’s Jeanne Moos explains, in the video above.

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