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Nintendogs!

Nintendogs is a pet-simulation series where you can take care and play with plenty of dogs! They can go for walkies, do tricks, compete in shows, and all of the other things dogs can do. This shrine is dedicated to sharing cool information about these dog-gone games!

my nintendog on DS! Windscar!!!

get a load of this loveable dachshund; he has no worries, no mortal qualms, care-free as any creature on this planet could be. he loves to go ham on balls! and records? oh he loves those, especially the classical one. just a chill little pup who wouldn't break a sweat if his life depended on it.

my nintendog on 3DS! Bruno!!!

who's this loveable rogue of a dachshund?! he's my special boy on the 3ds! why?? because he is SOOOOO good at tricks! he might fumble at disc toss and lure chasing, but he's a trick meister! look at him fabulous. he has style. he's got flair, and he's very aware!

Trainer Points are the measurement for how capable and experienced an owner is at caring for their Nintendogs. Trainer Points are required to unlock items, decorations, and certain dog breeds. They also display your rank as a trainer; aim high to be the best Nintendogs owner you can be!

In Nintendogs(DS), you can view how many Trainer Points you have by selecting "Go Out", selecting "Info", and then "Trainer Info".

There are many ways for you to earn Trainer points (TP), which mostly involve caring for and playing with your dog.

Walkies

Walking a dog can give anywhere between 75 to 200 TP. A bad walk could possibly result in 0 TP.

Help your dog successfully make a friend in the "Meet Dog mini-game" by nudging them to sniff the other dog whenever it lies down. Successfully befriending a dog can anywhere between 10 and 30 TP.

Competitions

Allowing a dog to compete in contests can give 100 TP if they win first place, 70 TP for second place, 50 TP for third place, and 30 TP for losing the contest. These contests are great ways to earn money if you win, and TP even if you don't win!

Tricks

When a dog learns or performs a trick, it will give anywhere from 1 to 10 TP.

Pet 'n Play

Petting, playing, and generally interacting with a dog will give 1 to 3 TP.

Feeding

Feeding and watering a dog before they are too hungry and thirsty can give anywhere between 10 to 30 TP.

Brushing

Brushing a dog can give 1 TP per minute; this method can be exploited by leaving your dog idly on the brushing screen. This is a common exploit used to gain lots of TP by letting your Nintendog sit there unattended for an extended period of time.

Bath Time

Bathing a dog can give anywhere between 10 to 30 TP. Make sure to use the right shampoo suited for your dog's fur length.

Yes, you can lose some Trainer Points by overworking, neglecting, angering, or scaring your dogs. Try not to do that? I know you're better than that.

Owner Points are the measurement for how capable and experienced an owner is at caring for their Nintendogs. Owner Points are required to unlock items, decorations, and certain dog breeds. In Nintendogs + Cats, Owner Points can be easily earned by playing and caring with your dogs each day; each pet can earn up to 200 Owner Points per day.

You can view how many Owner Points you have by selecting "Journal" or "Diary", and clicking the icon with a letter and your Mii on it; this is the orange number in the top-right corner of the top display screen. This number is how many total combined Owner Points you have for each pet you own.

There are many ways for you to earn Owner points (OP), which mostly involve caring for and playing with your dog:

Walkies

Walking a dog will give 20 OP per day.

Sometimes, your dog will befriend or make enemies with other dogs. This is entirely random.

Contests

Allowing a dog to compete in contests can give 20 OP if they win first place, 10 OP for second place, and 5 OP for third place.

Tricks

When a dog performs a trick, this will give 2 OP.

Pet 'n Play

Petting, playing, and generally interacting with a dog will give 1 to 7 OP.

Feeding

Feeding a pet before it goes too thirsty or hungry will give OP depending on what food item was given. 8 OP is given for wet, diet, dry, and fine food; 6 OP is given for formula; and 3 OP is given for water.

Bath Time

Bathing a dog can give will give 5 OP if done with Regular Shampoo, and 10 OP if done with Premium Shampoo.

Yes, you can lose some Owner Points by overworking, neglecting, angering, or scaring your dogs. Try not to do that? I know you're better than that.

Smash Brothers

The Nintendogs make an appearance as assist trophies, where they can appear to block everyone's view.

Animal Crossing

A few ornaments depicting breeds of Nintendogs appear as furniture. Looks great next to a dog-house!

Mario Oddessy

The Shiba-Inu has the same model and voice as those found in Nintendogs + Cats for the 3DS. Can't beat perfection!

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