If you're craving a Nintendogs-style fix on Switch, Little Friends: Dogs & Cats could well end up being the perfect way to fill that void. Luckily for those who do fall into that very group, pre-orders have now gone live.

Doing what Nintendon't (or should we say, haven't done yet), this game aims to bring that classic pet simulation formula to Switch for the first time. A press release tells us that it's only releasing physically in North America, but we've spotted it on both Amazon.com and Amazon UK for $49.99 and £34.99 respectively.

We've also been treated to a new trailer (above) featuring an actual, real-life doggo. It licks a Switch console and tries to get in on the action by hitting a Joy-Con, but there's also some gameplay in there for anyone who can't be persuaded by a cute dog alone.

Wanting more info? We have you covered:

Developed by Imagineer, Little Friends: Dogs & Cats is the first virtual pet simulator for Nintendo Switch. Choose from a variety of puppies and kittens to pet, feed, walk and play with in an adorable pet sim that’s fun for all ages. Take your Little Friends for walks, compete in the flying disc tournament and play with their favourite toys to develop a long-lasting friendship. Or dress them up in over 600 stylish accessories to make them look their best!

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