Behavioral Tests That Predict Guide Dog Success (video) University of Pennsylvania Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption What ingredients make for a great guide dog? Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania investigated this question, looking at early life experiences and elements of cognition and temperament. Dogs that performed well on a multi-step problem solving test were more likely to successfully complete a training program to become a guide dog. Credit Emily Bray Usage Restrictions In context of reporting Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.