Golden Retriever Practices His Opera Voice and Howls to Andrea Bocelli

Posted by Paige Cerulli

Whenever he hears Andrea Bocelli's "The Prayer," this Golden Retriever just has to practice his opera voice.

Some dogs love to sing. They howl, whine, and bark all the time. But this Golden Retriever only explores his inner opera voice when a particular song is being played: "The Prayer," by Andrea Bocelli.

It only takes a few chords to prompt this dog to let loose and howl - and once he gets started, there's no stopping him. Take a look at this awesome video and hear this dog's opera voice for yourself.

So, what do you think? Does this dog have a future on the musical stage?

Dogs howl for any number of reasons, from communication to relieving anxiety. Many dogs howl in response to particular noises, such as passing sirens or high-pitched music. And while this dog certainly is responding to the music, the video's description indicates that he only howls when this particular part of the song is played. It might be the set of chords that is prompting this dog to let loose and join in with the music.

Does your dog howl when he hears particular sounds? Does he have any favorite songs like this dog does?

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