27 Times Oprah Was All About Loving Animals

By Renee Colvert

It's probably already on your calendar to take the day off in observance, but for those who haven't heard, this Sunday, January 29th is Oprah Winfrey's birthday.

27 Times Oprah Was All About Loving Animals
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Avid Cuteness.com readers will notice January is a big birthday month for beloved daytime talk show hosts. Ellen Degeneres's Birthday was this past Wednesday, and we celebrated by showing you celebrities' pets on her show.

Now, it's Oprah's turn to have the spotlight. To honor her big day, here are our favorite photos from the birthday girl's Instagram account. We absolutely did not curate these to cater to our particular interests.

1. Here are Oprah's dogs sending her flowers on her birthday last year.

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2. Here is Oprah picking tomatoes with her pups.

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3. Here is Oprah hiking with her dogs.

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4. Here is Oprah feeding koi.

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5. Here is Oprah sighting a Blue Heron.

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6. Here are Oprah's dogs Sadie, Sunny, and Lauren waiting for dinner with their Snoods on to keep their ears out of the food bowl.

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7. Here are Oprah and her dogs showing off their Christmas sweaters.

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8. Here is Oprah witnessing butterflies in their natural environment. (WARNING! NSFW)

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9. Here is Oprah truffle hunting with truffle dogs.

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10. Here is Oprah helping her pup get a fur cut.

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11. Here is Oprah on a plane with her dog Sadie and a basket of produce.

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12. Here are Oprah's dogs waiting for a treat... or waiting to hear what her "Favorite Things" are this year; we were not able to confirm.

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13. Here is Oprah eating breakfast with some Zebras.

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14. Here's a picture Oprah took of a cheetah looking at her on a Serengeti safari.

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15. Here is Oprah with some giraffes.

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16. Here is Oprah getting some puppy smooches.

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17. Here are Oprah's dogs in a cuddle puddle.

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19. Here is Oprah taking her dogs on a rain walk.

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20. Here is Oprah back on the plane with her dog, Sadie.

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21. Here are Oprah's dogs Sunny and Lauren waiting in the window.

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22. Here is Oprah hiking with Steadman and the dogs.

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23. And here's how the hike ended with Oprah hosing down Luke after he rolled in cow poo.

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24. Here is Oprah trying not to get another dog.

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25. Here is Oprah with Neil Patrick Harris, Dave Burtka, and their dog Watson.

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26. Here is Oprah's pup taking an evening swim with 2 ducks.

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27. And finally, here is Oprah celebrating National Pet Day with one of her signature catchphrases.

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Happy Birthday, Oprah!