Yes, I am familiar with dogs that appear to sing or howl along to music. One example is Beanie, a teacup Chihuahua who gained popularity on YouTube for her singing talent. In a video uploaded in January 2020, Beanie is seen singing along soulfully to a song written just for her while accompanying her human grandpa. The video has garnered over 3.2 million views, capturing the hearts of many viewers.
While some may find it unusual for a dog to sing, the American Kennel Club (AKC) clarifies that dogs howl or sing along to certain sounds not out of pain but as a natural response. It is believed that when dogs hear music or sounds resembling a howl, they tap into their instinctive nature, connecting with their wolf ancestors. Research suggests that dogs have their own sense of pitch and may even adjust their howling to match the song or melody being played.
Beanie's musical talent has left online viewers amazed and charmed by her performance. Many commenters express disbelief at witnessing a dog genuinely trying to sing rather than simply howling. They appreciate Beanie's efforts and describe her singing as beautiful and adorable. Her delightful personality and captivating voice have made her an internet sensation.
Viewers also speculate that Beanie's obedience and talent may be due to receiving rewards and treats. It is common for dogs to perform better and respond positively after being rewarded. Beanie's fans adore her even more for her adorable and obedient nature.
In summary, Beanie the teacup Chihuahua has won hearts with her singing abilities captured in a popular YouTube video. While dogs howling or singing along to music may seem unusual, it is considered a natural response influenced by their ancestral instincts. Beanie's charming personality, sweet voice, and likely abundant treats have endeared her to viewers around the world.