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nintendogs puppies are back in the palm of your hand on the Nintendo 3DS system, with even cuter and more expressive puppies and, for the first time, kittens!

The fun from the original nintendogs game returns, with multiple breeds to choose from, accessories for your puppies and kittens to wear, and the ability to let your puppies and kittens train and compete in different challenges and activities.


More than 20 breeds to choose from
Each puppy and kitten has unique coloring and personality possibilities.

Breed choice depends on game version. These include French Bulldog, Toy Poodle and Golden Retriever.

Puppies and kittens come to life
Puppies and kittens look fluffier, softer and more expressive than ever in 3D.

Adorably life-like puppies and kittens react to your touch and your voice using the built-in camera, touch screen and microphone. The facial-recognition technologies on the Nintendo 3DS even let puppies recognize their owners.

You can take pictures of your puppies and kittens by simply tapping the camera icon on the screen, which you can save to your album and share with your friends.

Share your experience with friends and other players
Exchange your Mii™ characters, puppies and kittens, and presents with other nearby players over a wireless connection (StreetPass™).

Seamlessly hop online and download new game content such as new Mii characters and items such as pet accessories (SpotPass™)*

Play with your puppies and kittens in your world
With the Nintendo 3DS augmented-reality feature, you can watch your puppy play on your dining room table or sit in the palm of your hand.

You will be able to walk with your puppy and have your steps counted by the built-in pedometer on the Nintendo 3DS system when you have the game inserted and in sleep mode.

The Journal feature will keep track of your daily activities in the game. You can view other players you’ve encountered with StreetPass, view your pedometer data, etc.

Game Review


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Posted by James Newton

New leash on life

The original Nintendogs blew many away upon its release way back in 2006 – here was a game designed to show off the DS in full, with voice recognition, plenty of touchscreen functions and even a communication feature called Bark Mode that let consoles...

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User Comments (49)



Markystal said:

Have the original and this is yet another must by for me. Watashi wa neko ga daisuki! (I love cats!)



ArjunaAle said:

I'm so ashamed how much this new Nintendogs has got me excited. I mean, dude, they actually look fluffy! And kittens! I love the little pitter-patter of digital paws on a pixel floor! :3



Yellowtails said:

Wow this game will be kinda fun. (KINDA?) This will be fun. It has cats and more features.



WiggleMan said:




Hokori said:

Who wants to guess this is set on wuhu island?
Wuhu island is being used a lot and i love it
Wuhu island
Wii sports resort
Mario Kart
Nintendogs +Cats



SafariSuz said:

|sf>I skipped out of the first series, since it was just dogs, but I'm going to keep an eye on this one. I'd like to know whether the cats are just window dressing or if you can raise just the cats (without bothering with the dogs).



StarDust4Ever said:

I will probably pick this one up as I love cats and my fiance loves dogs; she had fun with the first one.



SennaKurosaki said:

Nintendogs + Cats will be my title of choice! I'm soooo looking forward to it! It would be even better if you can somehow "import" a puppy from the original Nintendogs. I still care so much about my first puppy that I got 5 years ago, a very sweet Shih-Tzu.



xPOTATOx said:

I enjoyed the first Nintendogs game, but that was years ago on the NDS, now a Nintendogs + Cats + MIIS???? Awesome! I just hope this game has alot of features and things to do, unlike the other Nintendogs.



Justaguest said:

nintendogs was my first game on ds. now i have 40 games. Not saying that Nintendogs is a bad game but youll get bored of it after some time. Like really bored that youll probably wont come back to it. So Ill think hard about this one..



SuperSonic said:

Man! These graphics and technology prove what Nintendo can do if they feel like it! Take that Microsoft and Sony! (Let's see how Sony rips this one off...)



singie1 said:

so what dogs are with each version. poodle + ? golden retrever+? bull dog + ? does anyone know???



Yoshidude said:

Just imagine. The dogs pop out of the screen and lick you or whatever. That is so freeking cool!



Yoshidude said:

I remember when I first played Nintendogs. It was so fun. Then after I stopped playing and got back to it, my dogs were in horrible condition. They were starving, parched, and filthy. That's what the game said at least.



RayRayXD said:

I wish they had more breeds of cats to start out...you can only have 3 so far in my experience, but I just got the game.
Do you unlock more cat breeds later?



tpurple said:

I just LOVE my german shepered named Czarny (It's pronounced Charny it's a polish word that mean black because he is mostly black) I really like the pedometer a lot i use it after i get my coins for the day. I think it's a great game, for boys and girls.



Patricia503 said:

is it better then mario games? hell no!, i have it, and its more of a simple, relaxed game, no missions, not my type of games though :(



Taylor516 said:

THIS GAME SEEMS AMAZING!!! i bought it the first day it came out i didnt and still dont have a 3ds but am looking forward to getting one so i can play this game it seems so much better than the the original :p



Zebra225 said:

I just LOVE Nintendogs + cats. First i had the regular one, but this version is WAY better! I highly recommend it!

@ChaosTheChao- Once you buy a dog, you will see 3 types of cats that you can buy in the Kennel. (I think you unlock more breeds...)

@Justaguest- This Nintendogs is so much better. Instead of waiting 30 minutes to walk, you walk whenever you want, you can do up to 6 competitions per day, you can get kittens (Duh!), and so much more! This one will keep you playing!



Zebra225 said:

@singie1- The only difference between the versions is that you start out with different breeds. You will soon unlock ALL breeds, so that means each version has all the breeds, but you just unlock them in different orders.



AwesomePuppiezd said:

in 3 months im getting it. CANT WAIT! My Dog is Going too have a mate will be number one# Number too is too make sure they only have one puppy#

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