Viral Videos: World's smartest dog
9 minutesDavid Hartwig has a special way with animals. That's especially true with his dog, Skidboot. I've never seen a dog like Skidboot. In the video, he seems to understand everything Hartwig says. With his brains, Skidboot became a TV star. He appeared on Oprah and The Tonight Show, among others. Children all over the country have been delighted by Skidboot. The limelight never frightened him. The video depicts a close relationship between master and dog. Hartwig and Skidboot show an extraordinary level of communication. This is just a great story. Sadly, Skidboot passed away several months after this video was taken. Hartwig is training other animals. But they will have big shoes to fill.