Touch the Nintendogs+Cats icon on HOME menu,then touch open to start the game. When you play the game for the first time,you'll begin at the kennels. You'll find many different types of dogs and cats here, but initially only nine puppy breeds will be available for you to choose from. Try to find the perfect puppy to take home with you!
FINDING THE RIGHT PUPPYEdit
There are lots of puppies at the kennels. Once you've stroked a puppy for a little while, you'll be given a selection of dogs currently available at the kennels. Choose a breed and type of coat to get a closer look at that kind of dog. Once you've found a puppy you like, touch CHOOSE THIS DOG.
TAKING YOUR PUPPY HOMEEdit
Your puppy will take a little while to get used to its new home. Touch the WHISTLE icon in the middle of the touch screen to call your puppy over to you, and spend some time stroking it.If you give your puppy lots of love, it'll calm down quicker.
NAMING YOUR PUPPYEdit
When your puppy has settled down, you'll be able to name it. Once you've chosen a name, you'll need to teach it to your puppy by saying it out loud, and then make a note of it. Face your puppy and call out its name several times, following the insturctions in the game. Your puppy will learn its name the way you said it the first time. A keyboard will be shown on the lower screen once your puppy has learnt its name. Touch the keyboard to enter the puppy's name and touch ok when your finished.
TEACHING YOUR PUPPY TO SITEdit
'Once you've taught your puppy its name and stroked i't a lot so you're comfortable together, it's time to teach your dog how to sit. It will tell you the insturction on how to make your dog sit. Once you've followed the instructions, a microphone will appear on the lower screen. Say the trick in to the microphone clearly a few times, and your dog will have learnt sit!
NOW YOUR PUPPY'S LEARNT HOW TO SITEdit
Once you've taught your dog sit, all the other menu items will become available. You'll be free to take care of your dog, play with it or take it out for a walk or competion.