We love dogs for their talents and playfulness. But have you ever seen a dog playing piano and singing? Get ready to be entertained by the skills of Buddy Mercury, the outstanding singing Beagle pianist! We think you’ll agree that he’s adorable. You’ll see why after watching a few of his videos.
In this article, we reveal who Buddy Mercury is and how he rose to fame. You’ll also gain access to some of his best videos. Let’s take a look!
Who Is Buddy Mercury?
Buddy Mercury is a singing and piano-playing Beagle. He was adopted in 2016 through a foster rescue and was estimated to be 12 to 14 months old at the time. His human dad is a drummer and serves as his musical producer of sorts.
Buddy started playing the piano in 2016 and plays two to three times a day. He plays whenever he’s in the mood, and his human mom and dad capture some of it on video. Therefore, he has his own YouTube channel and an album titled Buddy Mercury Sings the Blues. In addition, he’s emBARKing on a tour with limited appearances.
He also donates 10 percent of any profits he makes through his music and merchandise sales and appearances at animal shelters. The Buddy Mercury brand desires to bring joy, laughter, and pawsitivity to people and save the lives of more pets.
Guess what? We’ve also pledged a portion of our profits to help animals in need. By reading this article, you’re helping, too!
How Did Buddy Mercury Become Famous?
Buddy Mercury became the famous dog playing piano when one of his videos went viral. He was then awarded Good Morning America’s Most Talented Pet of the Year in 2019. After his appearance on the morning TV show, his fame increased tenfold. Today, he’s well-known and loved by people across the United States.
His original songs have been featured by media outlets such as Google, Disney+, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, Dog TV, Inside Edition, America’s Funniest Home Videos, ESPN, People Magazine, and more. Buddy is one talented and musical pup!
What Kind of Dog Is Buddy Mercury?
Buddy’s owners guessed that he was a Beagle mix. But since he’s a rescue, his humans decided to do a dog DNA test to see if he was a mixed breed. After taking a DNA test, they found out he’s a Beagle mixed with four other dog breeds: American Foxhound, Llewellin Setter, Treeing Walker Coonhound, and Basset Hound. Watch the video of the big reveal here.
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What Are Some of Buddy Mercury’s Best Videos?
As you can imagine, a dog playing piano has many amazing videos. While we found it challenging to narrow them down, check out these four videos that are guaranteed to make you smile.
Buddy Mercury and Lil Sis, The Dynamic Duo! Aroooooo!!
In this popular video, Buddy teams up with his human sister for a duet. Our beagle star starts playing the piano and howling or singing. Shortly into the song, his little sister joins in the fun. They transition back and forth from the upright piano to the keyboard. It’s cuteness overload!
NEW SONG for National Dog Day!
Buddy Mercury put out a new song for listeners in honor of National Dog Day. With his pink bow tie on, he writes the tune at the piano with encouragement from his human dad and a little help from sis on the drums. Buddy likes to help other dogs, and this video is a good example of his entertaining skills.
THE MOST AMAZING AND HYSTERICAL VIDEO ON THE INTERNET!!!! Feat. Buddy Mercury Dog and Lil Sis!
Buddy’s little sis is as much of an Internet sensation as he is. Check out this video with them rocking out on the guitar and piano. You’ll notice how much Buddy loves sharing his music by the amount of tail-wagging going on. And wait until the end to see his reward of treats.
Happy Dog Plays Piano for Fan Club Friend Julie!
Buddy Mercury loves his fans and sometimes plays memorable songs for them. For example, in this video, he sang a song for fan club member Julie’s birthday. Follow Buddy on social media to become a faithful fan, and maybe he’ll sing a song for you.
Where Else Can You Find Buddy Mercury?
If you want to see Buddy Mercury in person, his humans do a tour with him every once in a while. They list the information on the website.
Why Do Some Dogs Whine or Howl at the Piano?
Some dogs react to the sound of a piano being played by whining or howling. This behavior can be attributed to a combination of factors. First, dogs have a keen sense of hearing, and the piano’s tones may evoke an instinctive response. The pitch and intensity of the piano’s sound can stimulate a dog’s auditory senses, triggering whining or howling.
Also, some dogs are highly attuned to their human companions and often seek attention and interaction. So, when they observe their owners playing the piano, they may interpret it as a form of communication or a call for engagement.
Specific musical notes or melodies might also create an emotional response in dogs, leading to vocalizations to express their feelings. Overall, the whining or howling at the piano can be seen as a combination of a dog’s acute hearing, desire for attention, or an emotional reaction to the music being played.
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Be Entertained By The Piano Playing Dog
Buddy Mercury is an entertaining piano-playing and singing dog. He’s so cute and fun to watch that we apologize if we just sent you to binge his entire YouTube channel! But, if you do, enjoy and remember that if you purchase any of his merchandise, 10 percent goes to help animal shelters. We hope you enjoy watching the talented Buddy and that it brings a smile to your face.
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