Golden Retriever Drops His Ball Over A Wall Every Morning To Have Passersby To Stop And Play With Him

Smart and lonely doggo…

Social media users are losing their barking minds over what may be the friendliest dog ever. Riley, a Golden Retriever rescue dog, lives on a very busy residential street in Los Angeles, and every day plenty of people pass by his home.

So Riley, ever the clever canine, props himself up on the wall surrounding his property to entice passersby to play with him and will even drop his tennis ball on the other side, out of reach, so strangers will pass it back.

Video of Riley went viral this week when it was shared on the Twitter account WeRateDogs. WeRateDogs, which has 7.41 million followers, is a beloved novelty account that frequently posts pictures of pups with a bit of back story, and rates each one out of ten.

The page is run by Matt Nelson, 22, who hasn’t met a dog he doesn’t like, and will often rate them 11/10, 12/10, or, in Riley’s case, 14/10.

On October 22, the account tweeted: ‘This is Riley. Every morning he hangs over the wall and drops his toy so the nearest passerby is forced to play with him. It works 100% of the time. 14/10’ Attached was a short video of Riley perched up on the wall around his home in Studio City. Riley is holding a chewed-up ball in his mouth, which he drops so the person recording him will pick it up.

The video quickly charmed other social media users, who have watched it nearly 10 million times. The video has 670,000 likes and counting. Many viewers also chimed in to gush about how cute Riley is, while quite a few shared their own photos and videos and said that they, too, know the friendly pet. As it turns out, Riley is already pretty locally famous, and has his own Twitter and Instagram accounts.

What's Your Reaction?

lol lol
love love
omg omg


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Choose A Format
Personality quiz
Series of questions that intends to reveal something about the personality
Trivia quiz
Series of questions with right and wrong answers that intends to check knowledge
Voting to make decisions or determine opinions
Formatted Text with Embeds and Visuals
The Classic Internet Listicles
The Classic Internet Countdowns
Open List
Submit your own item and vote up for the best submission
Ranked List
Upvote or downvote to decide the best list item
Upload your own images to make custom memes
Youtube, Vimeo or Vine Embeds
Soundcloud or Mixcloud Embeds
Photo or GIF
GIF format