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Nintendogs is a pet-raising simulation franchise from Nintendo. The first game was a massive success when it launched in 2005 for the Nintendo DS. The series revolves the playing acting as an owner of a fictional dog they may pet, play with, train, brush, and wash. As of December 2022, the Nintendogs series has sold 28.65 million copies worldwide.


Year Platform Title Sales
2005 DS Nintendogs 23.96 [1]
2011 3DS Nintendogs + Cats 4.69 [2]
Total sales 28.65


  • At launch, the first title was released in three different versions: Dachshund & Friends, Lab & Friends (Shiba & Friends in Japan), and Chihuahua & Friends
  • After launch, two more versions of the first title was released: Nintendogs: Best Friends, and Nintendogs: Dalmatian & Friends.
  • Nintendogs is the second best selling DS game of all time.
  • Nintendogs + Cats also released in three different versions: Nintendogs + Cats: French Bulldog & New Friends, Nintendogs + Cats: Golden Retriever & New Friends (Shiba Inu & New Friends in Japan), and Nintendogs + Cats: Toy Poodle & New Friends