Nintendogs: Chihuahua and Friends Tips
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1. When creating your route, try your best to not touch any blue circles. Those are bathroom breaks that slow down your trip.
2. Tug on your leash hard. If he coughs, pull it back just a tiny bit. If he still coughs, pull it back again. Now, if you adjust your leash just right, your dog will start running, speeding up the trip.
3. If you're not in the mood for visiting dogs or receiving free presents, when you choose your route, avoid all and any of those ? blocks. The ? blocks mean there's a present or there's a dog you might run into.
While on a walk and you pass on a ? box, pay attention on the sound. If your dog barks 1 time, it\'s a gift. If your dog barks twice, it\'s a dog.
Submitted by: Eric on February 11, 2007
If you don't want a dog anymore, you can go to the dog hotel and at the bottom of the screen, there is a icon that says Donate A Dog. Click on it and choose the dog you would like to get rid of.
Submitted by: anonymous on March 11, 2006
For this trick to work,you need the flower waltz record and an obedient dog. Make sure you put the record just before the end and then go to the home screen. When you are at the home screen, click on one of your dogs pictures and when they backflip at the end, touch the training icon and teach it to backflip. NOTE: If you listen to it from the start you can repeat this to teach jump,spin,yawn and waggle
Submitted by: dog master on February 19, 2006
To get some easy money, get a good agility dog (u must go to the gym first to enter a contest) and when you win a champion agility competiton, you will be awarded 1000$ do this 3 times a day and maybe you can do it with all of your dogs!
Your dog will learn a command (or its name) easier if you repeat the command with the same intonation. If you do everything correct your dog can learn the command in three times.
Submitted by: Eric on February 12, 2007
when you meet other dogs, after talking to the trainer the touch screen will be free for leaving the other trainer, or pulling on the dog's leash. making friends will cheer up dogs.
bring the dogs close togeather buy grabbing your dog's leash and pulling it towards the other dog. keep doing so, so that the dogs interact (even if the dog runs away, drag it back) listen carefully, and watch the behavior.
if they have made friends a little xylophone tune will start and the dogs will start walking next to eachother and play
if they don't like eachother, then a drum beat will start in the background and your dog will most likley start running really fast while the other dog pounces and acts "cruel" to your dog.
after you know if they are friends or foes, you can leave right after hearing the xylophone/drum tunes, and your dog is more likley to have enjoyed the walk more
Beagle (Japanese version)
Get 2,000 owner points to unlock the Beagle breed at the kennel.
Play in Bark mode with someone who has Nintendogs: Chihuahua And Friends, then have them bring a Boxer for your dog to play with to unlock the Boxer breed at the kennel.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (Japanese version)
Get 14,000 owner points to unlock the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed at the kennel.
Play in Bark mode with someone who has Nintendogs: Chihuahua And Friends, then have them bring a Chihuahua for your dog to play with to unlock the Chihuahua breed at the kennel.
Find the fireman's hat during a walk to unlock the Dalmatian breed at the kennel.
Jack Russel Terrier
Find the Jack Russel Book to unlock this breed at the kennel.
Play in Bark mode with someone who has Nintendogs: Labrador And Friends, then have them bring a Labrador for your dog to play with to unlock the Labrador breed at the kennel.
Shetland Sheepdog (Japanese version)
Get 17,000 owner points to unlock the Shetland Sheepdog breed at the kennel.
Shiba (Japanese version)
Link to a Nintendo DS with Nintendogs: Shiba And Friends.
Shih-Tzu (Japanese version)
Get 8,000 owner points to unlock the Shih-Tzu breed at the kennel.
Toy Poodle (Japanese version)
Get 4,000 owner points to unlock the Toy Poodle breed at the kennel.
Welsh Corgi (Japanese version)
Get 10,000 owner points to unlock the Welsh Corgi breed at the kennel.
Get 2,000 owner points to unlock the Yorkie breed at the kennel.
Get 6,000 owner points to unlock the Desktop house in the interior decorator.
Northern European house
Get 25,000 owner points to unlock the Northern European house in the interior decorator.
Outer Space house
Get 18,000 owner points to unlock the Outer Space house in the interior decorator.
Get 12,000 owner points to unlock the Seaside house in the interior decorator.
Get 300 owner points to unlock the Balloon.
Get 300 owner points to unlock the Jump Rope.
Natural Dog Food Bag
Get 10,000 owner points to unlock the Natural Dog Food Bag.
Get 300 owner points to unlock the Pull Rope.
Get 10,000 owner points to unlock the Windup Toy.
While walking your dog, you may find a Mario kart in a "?" box. To control the kart, press B to move forward, A to move backwards, and Left or Right to turn. If the dog(s) hit it, the kart will spin around in place, then move in the direction you want it to move.
Easy owner points
Play with a disc, ball, etc. Each time your dog gets it, call it over (or tap the screen a few times.). When he or she comes, pet it on the head for a few seconds. He or she should sparkle, giving you one or two owner points. This also makes it easier to get the toy back and repeat.
Take your dog for a walk and make sure you have another accessory to change into. Try to go in as many "?" boxes as possible before you go to the park. As soon as you put the line into the park, go directly home. Go through your walk as normal, getting items, meeting dogs, etc., until you reach the park. Once you get to the park, go directly to "Accessories". Change your dogs accessories immediately, then tap "Back". The message "Saving: Don't Turn Off Power" should appear. After it is done saving, turn off the power. Turn it back on, and you will still have all the items collected, and can go for another walk. Note: You will not get owner points for this. Also, your dog's stamina will not increase.
While teaching your dog to sit, do not say "sit down", just say "sit". By doing this, when you teach it "lay down", it will not get confused. When teaching it to shake, do not say "shake". Instead, say "shake hands". By doing this, it will not get sit confused with shake.
Go on a lot of walks and get as many question marks as possible along the way. Then, go to the second hand store and sell all the items you do not want or your dog(s) you do not like. Some items are less then a dollar, but the amount adds up if you continue doing this. Additionally, when going out for walks, it is best to feed and give your dog water just before you go (if it's hungry or thirsty). By doing this, instead of your dog finding trash, they will be much more likely to find presents. You will see a white box with red ribbons around it. Try walking slow because you cannot go backwards. Touch it with the stylus. Your dog will bring it to you. These items are the ones that are worth more. The tri-color ribbon is worth ten dollars, and the Moai Statue is worth one hundred dollars.
While walking your dog, find a Red Hat at one of the question marks. Finish walking your dog, put on the Red Hat (under "Accessories"), and look at your dog; it is a Mario hat.
While walking on the sidewalk, tap the floor and your dog will look and sometimes find an item. Also while walking your dog, there will be a question mark on almost every walk that is not illustrated on the map. When you see it on the touch screen take your dogs leash and drag your dog to the present. It will be a present or garbage that your dog should not eat.
Determining "?" box content
When you find a "?" box during a walk, if you dog barks once it is a present; if it barks twice, it is another dog. Additionally, if you find a present wait until the dog runs off the screen. If it turns white, it will be a trainer. If it does not, it is a present.
The name registered in your Nintendo DS will appear as the owner's name, as well as your date of birth. You can change your picture to their choices of avatar pictures; there are eight choices all together.
Raising more than three dogs
The Dog Hotel will hold up to five dogs at a time. The three that you can raise do not count with the five, making it possible to raise as many as eight dogs.
Go to the park, and keep training your dog until you get a message. Use a frisbee, tennis ball, rubber bone, or stick to train it. When playing fetch with your dog, after you throw a frisbee, tennis ball, rubber bone, or stick in the park or homeplace, to retrieve the item tap the screen at least five times to get their attention. Then, play a tug-o-war until you have it again.
Go to the gymnasium and train your dog on the agility course; it will change with each competition won.
Have a dog do a trick repeatedly until a message appears. Name the trick, then the dog will do the trick every so often. Keep teaching it the trick until it does it the first time you call it. Note: The dog can only do so much training in one day. For more training, wait until the next day.
Each competition should be trained at a different place (disc competition at the park, agility at the gymnasium, and obedience at an empty park or house).
There are five courses for each competition: beginners, open, expert, master, and championship.
In certain classes of competitions, if you get below a certain score you will drop a class.
Avoid losing ranking
Before entering competitions, save the game. If you do badly, turn the game off before the competition ends to avoid ranking loss. Note: Whenever this is done, the leader's score will change.
On the camera view of your dogs, tap the question mark under the dog's picture. It will bring up a screen with the dog's information on it, such as name, age, gender, etc. At the bottom is a button to go to the "Trick List". Tap on a trick, and tap "OK" for the dog to forget that trick. If you delete the trick by accident, you can re-teach the dog the same trick, and name it the same.
Walking your dog
While walking your dog and he or she seems edgy, give the leash a little tug towards the way it is walking. The dog will start running. Also, if you want you can give it a tug while running upwards and it will do a jump.
Walking your dog more than once a day
You can walk your dog once every 25 minutes. Wait 25 minutes with the game on, in sleep mode, or off before walking your dog. Also, it will not be very active during the day if it stays awake at night.
Mark out the path on your map, ending it at the house. If your last few steps ends at the house, wait 25 minutes, then your dog can go slighter further on the next walk. Note: Make sure to give your dog water after each walk.
Question marks on the map
While marking out where you want to go on the map, try to get as many question marks as you can along the way. There are either other dogs or gifts that your dog will find with each question mark.
Blue circles on the map
While walking your dog, the blue circles that appear represent places to go to the bathroom.
Different colored Dogs
While at the pound, pick a breed. You will have three choices for the dog's coloring (light, medium, and dark). If you do not see the color you like, tap "Back", then tap on the breed again until the color and/or gender that you want with the dog appears. Note: It may take some time to actually get what you want.
Beautiful dog coats
Give your dog a bath when the dog's information page for coat reads "Clean". This will also make the dog like you more.
When a bone or light bulb appears when you are training your dog, use the stylus to drag it over its mouth and your dog will eat it. While interacting with your dog at home, if you give it enough love by petting and scratching it, a golden dog bone of light will appear. You can give it to your dog as a bonus treat.
Teach your dog to sit and jump. While it is sitting, tell it to jump. Your dog should do a back flip.
Flip from back
Teach your dog to roll over and jump. Tell it to roll over then quickly have it jump. It should flip forward onto its legs, with something that resembles a Kung Fu-style move.
Teach your dog to spin and roll over. Make it roll over, then while it is on its back, tell it to spin. Your dog should spin around on his or her back, almost like it is break dancing.
Once your dog has learned to beg, lift its paw up, and make it stand on its hind legs. It will stand and you will be able to teach it how so it is remembered.
Teach your dog to lay down and beg. While lying down, tell it to beg and your dog should do a handstand.
Walk on two legs
First, make your dog stand on its hind legs. Put the stylus on his or her leg and drag up. He or she should now be standing. Note: Teach your dog that trick so it is remembered. Then, pull its paw to the area that the training icon is located. It should now be walking on its hind legs.
In the pet supply shop, there is a Pikmin enemy on the shelf on the top screen.
First take your dog for a walk to the gym. Now s/he can be in a agility contest! Get back home the touch Go out. Touch the trophy which says contests. Go to the middle contest Agility. You will start in the beginner class. Try your best to win and you will receive $100 & you will be advanced to the next advanced class. Now buy your dog some food and water and then go for another contest. If you loose that's OK. Let the dog rest maybe take a nap. Feed and water it, then go for another contest. Since you lost the advanced class you are demoted to beginner contest. Win this easy contest for another $100! So follow this and you could make $200 a day! Unless you have more than one dog I think they can enter 3 times each. I think. I'm not shure!
Get 10,000 trainer points to unlock this breed.
Submitted by: Big Squash on October 02, 2005
Present or Dog?--
on the walks when you come by a ? box, you will haave no idea if it is a present or a dog, accept for when the dog gets down like he's going to pounce and then barks and runs off. Then its a dog. But other than that, its completely random.
Santa Hat.... Christmas?--
Peopla say that you can only get the santa Hat on the 25th of December, but just the other day, in the middle of february, I picked up the Santa Hat. It really isnt all that hard to find.
Firemans Hat.... Siren?--
People also say that if you hear a siren while you are either on a walk or right before a walk, you will have a better chance of getting the Hat. Thats completely wrong. You dont get the hat until you have at least 25,000 trainer points and you randomly find it out on the streets, or someone in Bark mode gives it to you.
Bark Mode things--
When you hook up in Bark mode with someone you can do only a few things. First you go out on the walk with one of your dogs and you can have an option of bringing an item to give to the person you are going to hook up with. Then you can close the DS and like go in to a strore or something and come back out and look at it and notice that someones dog has come to your area to play! Once the dog comes the game saves so the dogs dont get confused when other trainers are clicking on the screen to get the dogs to come. This way you can go as far away as you want from them with no problem of disconnecting. Then their message is given to you, along with the present if they decided to give you one. If its the first time you have hooked up with them, and you dont have the dog in the kennel that just came to visit, then you will unlock that dog earlyer in the game.
New Year Tierra, New Years Eve?--
Absolutely not. You can find that accessory at any time of the year in any place on a walk.
How to win the Agility contest--
Before you even start each uper class contest of the agility trial, go to the gym and practice your heart out. Jump over the bars and the double bars 100 time, or so many times that every single time your dog makes it and doesnt miss it. On the seesaw, go up and down that 50 times so that your dog goes up, stops and then goes right off when needed, and is fast with it. Go through th Blue tube so many times that all you need to do is click on the opening to make your dog go right through without stopping and with no help. Going in and out of the bars takes a long time to get your dog use to it, but once done a ton, and I mean a ton of times, your dog can speed through one of those without guidance your support in 6 seconds or less. Then once you get to the championship you have a little different challenge besides an obstacle. Two of the three different obstacle stracks have spots where you have to go right in between two other obstacles to distract your dog. If you keep on clicking on the obstacle you need to geet to or you stay directly in the middle, you can guide click your dog right through the spot. Thats $1,000 if you win in first per competition.
How to win the disc contest--
Just go to the park every single time you go out and practice with only one kind of frisbee until your dog refuses to play. Only use one kind and color because when you change frisbees, the dog gets confused and forgets a lot of his training. Once you get the dog use to catching short throws, go LONG! Keep throwing as far as possible and having your dog catch it. Once you get in to the championship of the disc trial, if you dont train your dog to catch every single one of those throws at the farthest shot and catch it in the air, and bring it back to you as fast as possible, you will lose. There are people that you have to beat that have 51 or 50 points to beat. That means getting the 12 points every single time you throw the frisbee.
How to win the Obedience contest--
This one is the hardest one to win by far, but nets you the most money if you win the championship. Just teach the maximum of 4 tricks to your dog every single day and practice the old tricks every single day for an extremely long time to make them learn very fast. To get the fun list of tricks to learn, go to the walkthrough section and click on the bottom walkthrough that leads to a 2008 updated walkthrough on all off the nintendogs. The championship calls for a 15 second hold of lie down and a whole bunch of other crazy tricks, so you had better be ready. And if you go even one day without practicing, then you will end up losing a lot of progress with your dog.
Talking Bird- 10,000 trainer points
Dog food Bag- 10,000 trainer points
Milk- 300 trainer points
Dog food can- 300 trainer points
Piano- 2,000 trainer points
Pull rope- 300 trainer points
Jump rope- 300 trainer points
Jerky Treat- 300 trainer points
Dog buiskit- 300 trainer points
Wind up toy- 10,000 trainer points
Balloon- 300 trainer points
Miniature Pinschure- 2,000 trainer points
Seiberian Husky- 4,000 trainer points
Toy Poodle- 8,000 trainer points
Golden retreiver- 10,000 trainer points
Miniature Schnauzer- 14,000 trainer points
Beagle- 16,000 trainer points
Pembroke Welsh Corgi- 20,000 trainer points
Shih tzu- 22,000 trainer points
Shiba Inu- 30,000 trainer points
Pug- 35,000 trainer points
Labrador Retriever- 45,000 trainer points
Miniature Dachshund- 50,000 trainer points
House design unlockables--
Desktop- 6,000 trainer points-------$20,000
Seaside- 12,000 trainer points-------$50,000
Outer space- 18,000 trainer points----$100,000
Urban living- 25,000 trainer points----$5,000
Ranch House- 40,000 trainer points----$5,000
When you get a pull rope (300 owner points required) yuo can make your dog hang off it! Just hold one end, and when a dog tugs on the other end, quickly move your end to the top of the touch screen, and your dog will still be hanging on! you can move it around, it won't fall off, unless you go wild and have your dog end up 20 metres away from you. Note: you may have to attempt this a few times before your dog hangs on.
Submitted by: DelZMaster on February 05, 2006
Sick of walks taking forever because of frequent toilet stops?
If you run with your dog (by pulling the leash quickly to the right of the screen and holding it there) you can jump over the places where your puppy likes to mark his/her territory by looking at where the blue dots are coming up on the other screen, then jerking the leash to the top of the touch screen (making your pup jump).
There are several types of jumps you can perform with your puppy... mine seems to like it
Submitted by: soupsan on October 08, 2005
When you take your dog out for a walk go over as many '?' Box's as you can. Then go to the park and change your dogs collar and the game will save after that immeadiatley turn your DS off and then turn it back on and you will have all the presents you got on the walk and you will be able to go out for another walk without waiting 30 minuites!!!
(NOTE: you wont get any trainer points)
When you want to go on a walk, but find there aren't a lot of "?" boxes in you walking distance- Just touch the arrow in the top left corner of the screen. Keep doing this until your satisfied with the number of "?" boxes on you distance!
Submitted by: Jengaa on December 12, 2008
If you want more than 3 dogs, just drop some dogs off at the dog hotel.
Submitted by: NintendogsFREAKO on March 11, 2006
I find that if you put a different accesorie on your dog each time you go for a walk you have a much better chance of getting new items i done this and got 7 new items within a week
Submitted by: Mowcat on July 21, 2006
If you want to have multiple dogs, but would like focus on one dog's needs in particular, do not own any more than six dogs. This way, you can train one of your dogs without two other dogs interfering. Sometimes it's better that way. Trust me.
ok, if you leave your ds on the charger without doing anything your dog will leave in 30 minutes and tap the screen after 30 minutes and your dog will bring back a present
Submitted by: georgejtrail on February 18, 2007
It is a common rumor, but the clover clock and the lucky collar don't make you luckier.
Submitted by: ShadowNc
on February 24, 2009
Sometimes, your dog will try to show you how much he/she really loves you. Recently, I was teaching my dog to jump and when she sat down, I began to pet her. Seconds later, I noticed she was licking the little hand icon on the screen while my stylus was pressing it. I thought that was so sweet.
There are also signs of hatred that your dog can show you. If you're too rough with your dog and don't care for it, it will always growl at you and try to bite you. =[
Submitted by: Amoena
on June 24, 2008
When in the obedience competition, make sure you save before you enter the competition. When you are doing the tricks, when it comes to the scores or you feel you have done badly in the show, before before or when the scores come up, restart your DS seeing as you can only enter three competitions a day.
Before you go to bed plug ur ds into the charger,put the brush on the dog and leave it there overnight.
in am you will get loads of trainer points and new unlockable items!!
Submitted by: neyo on April 13, 2006
When you are on a walk, you might discover a Fireman's Helmet. Now you can get dalmations in your kennel!
Submitted by: i ♥ nintendogs on March 31, 2006
When you are walking your dog, look at the map on the top screen. If the dog on the map stops walking, but your dog still is, that means a present or trash will appear on the bottom screen! Be prepared!
Nintendogs: Chihuahua and Friends Easter eggs
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Use the piano and press either up, down, b, or x.
B = Down
X = Up
X & B, Up & B, Down & Up, Down & X cancel each other.
X + UP and B + DOWN still only lower the pitches 1 octave.
Just a couple of nifty tricks:
1. Once you've obtained the keyboard, and you've recorded something in the White Record, you can use the keyboard as a Mellotron, or sample-based musical keyboard. It's great for if you've recorded bits from a song or a movie. Pressing D-Pad Up or X while playing notes will warp the sound, and pressing D-Pad Down or B will add echo.
2. You know the little speed adjustment knob on your turntable in Nintendogs? If you drag it to the side of the screen, you can really warp the sound of your records. If the warping gets stuck, tap the knob to get it back to normal. This works for any record.
Nintendogs: Chihuahua and Friends Cheats
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On a walk, find a fire hat. Then go to the kennel and a dalmatian will be there.
Submitted by: anonymous on January 06, 2007
YOU HAVE TO FIND A Jack Russel book on a walk then when you get home you will find a Jack Russel in your kennel
Submitted by: rocky balboa on December 27, 2006
To make your dog super clean make sure you buy its corosponding shampoo. (long hair shampoo with long hair breeds) and its corosponding brush (wire brush for long hair, rubber for short haired) and when bathing it, let the soap get everywhere till the shower icon is flashing. then rinse it down and it should say "someone looks beautiful!" and then brush its fur u8ntill it says "someone looks beautiful!"
While on a walk, your dog may come across an Item called the Jack Russel Book. If you visit the kennel, you can now buy the single Jack Russel Terrier
You think you have everything?Well,you dont!
If your walking in the same thing that u put on yur puppy all the time,yur bound to just get some stuff u dont really need.
But if you change what yur puppy wears,u will find new things!
Submitted by: anonymous on June 29, 2007