Have You Seen This? German shepherd loves 'Zootopia'

Posted July 27

TUNDRATOWN — “Zootopia” was a smash hit for Disney, and deservedly so.

Adults and children alike flocked to theaters around the world to see a well-crafted story filled with adorable animals fighting crime, righting wrongs and making friends. Classic Disney, really.

As far as I’m concerned, Disney gets a lot of things right, and this is from a lifetime of watching the company’s animated films and classic live action movies ad nauseam. And sometimes Disney gets things so right that it crosses over into real life.

If you’ve seen Zootopia (if not, the following will be a small spoiler), you will remember a key point in the film where Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde have to get around a pack of sharkskin suit-clad wolves who are guarding a dam that holds an important clue.

To get past the guards, Nick plays on the natural instincts of wolves to communicate through howling, and that’s when this internet German shepherd really gets into “Zootopia.” In this video, you’ll see the adorable pup join the pack in a howl, and it’s one of the longest and most plaintive howls ever. It’s quite the charming watch.

However, there is a melancholic tinge to the video. This German shepherd, no matter how much it howls, will never be able to join his newly found animated pack — not even with Disney magic.

Martha Ostergar is the former Video Productions Manager of She has moved on to write elsewhere, but she can't seem to break her habit of cruising the internet for amazing videos and writing about them. Follow her on Twitter at @monstergar.


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