10 Random Facts about Ray Charles The Golden Retriever

Do you remeber that little golden retriever in footie pyjamas that went viral a few months back?  How could you forget internet sensation Ray Charles?  He is quite possibly the cutest dog on the planet.  Despite the fact that he is now no longer a small puppy, he continues to melt hearts on his Facebook page daily, and has over 88,000 followers.

Here’s some facts you may not know about Ray Charles:

1.  Ray has two big brothers Jack (left) and Harley (center)


2.  Ray Charles is an avid Bruins and Red Sox fan.


3.  Ray has captured hearts around the world, and now has merchandise available for you to purchase.  There are mugs, t-shirts, phone cases, water bottles and more!  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to various charities.


4.  Ray will be making a celebrity appearance at the Salty Dog Parade to benefit the Friends of Marblehead Animal Shelter in Marblehead, MA on August 11  to pose for photos and give autographs.  If you are in the Boston area, stop by and say hello!

saltydog5.  Ray was featured in American Dog Magazine – Collector’s Edition

americandog6.  His favorite treat is a frozen bone stuffed with peanut butter.


7. RC has a vertical tail wag..

8.  He likes to sleep in his big brother’s doghouse.


9.  His big brother Harley doesn’t like thunder and hides in the bathtub…


10.  Here’s a segment of Ray on Rock Center on NBC:

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15 thoughts on “10 Random Facts about Ray Charles The Golden Retriever

  1. Love this little sweet guy. He makes my day. If I am feeling down, all I have to do is take one look at that sweet angel baby face!

  2. Golden LOVE Ray Charles. Did not know about his vertical tail wag, interesting. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

  3. We love Ray! Vertical tag wag is swag 😉 Ray is a blessing and a beautiful Golden! Hugs Ray 😉

  4. Love Ray Charles he does very well I didn’t know he was blind. Just started seeing him about a month ago a friend posted it. I’m glad you shared his story. God Bless you for taking such good care of him andyes he is a god send

  5. Love ray Charles the golden retriever, it would be a wish come true to meet him!! I have a golden retriever puppy who is around the same age as him, he name is Beau. I have had loads of golden retrievers…. I love them so much!!

  6. Ray Charles and his family are an inspiration to us all. Ray, Jack & Harley are well loved & cared for by wonderful people, who faithfully share the boys’ daily activities, at least twicw a day (morning & bedtime).

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