These humans were introduced in Nintendogs.
- "When I first got a dog, I didn't know squat. My care books taught me all about care and training, though."
- — Adam's advice (US), Nintendogs
Adam is the owner of Bear the Miniature Schnauzer.
- "Oh, wow! A beagle! You know, all puppies should be this size."
- — Alan's comment on the player's dog (US), Nintendogs
Alan is the owner of Butters the Golden Retriever.
- "No matter how selfish a puppy may seem, if you treat it well, eventually it'll warm up to you. Trust me."
- — Ann's advice (US), Nintendogs
Ann is the owner of Murphy the Chihuahua.
- "After I trainer my dog to lie down over and over again, Trouble can lie down for a really long time now!"
- — Arnie conversing with the player (US), Nintendogs
Arnie is the owner of Trouble the German Shepherd.
- "Looks like you have a pretty smart Yorkie there. I bet it could do well in obedience trials."
- — Audrey conversing with the player (US), Nintendogs
Audrey is the owner of Eclair the Shiba Inu.
- "If you give a good tug on your dog's leash when you're out walking, you can get it to run alongside you."
- — Billy's advice (US), Nintendogs
Billy is the owner of Aster the Dachshund. Billy often gives out advice no matter how many Trainer Points the player has.
- "Oh, wow! A shiba inu! You know, all puppies should be this size."
- — Chelsea commenting on the player's dog (US), Nintendogs
Carmen is the owner of Chelsea the Miniature Pinscher.
Emily is the owner of Coby the Chihuahua. Unlike most characters, Emily calls the player's pets by their actual names instead of their breed's name.
"(Dog name) is so cute! I've gotta say, everyone in the neighbourhood is impressed with him/her."
"(Dog name) just completely adores you! But he/she won't come anywhere near me..."
"What is wrong with you?! I saw what you did! We owners clean up after our dogs, you ingrate!"
"Wow, (Dog name) completely adores you. That's so terrific!"
"Ew! When was the last time you gave your dog a bath? You need to give the poor, old thing a shower!"
"Oh, that is just adorable! Look at how attached to you that your puppy is! You must be a pretty good trainer."
"Just between you and me, I heard that sometimes Archie Hubbs nibbles on dog treats. What a loon!"
"I found out that the more I walk my dog, the more my stanima builds up! We go for walks all around town now!"
"Oh my gosh! Is your dog okay? I don't think so. Your dog needs to be fed something."
Erik is the owner of Nugget the Shiba Inu.
Erik takes the fact of taking care and training his dog very seriously. When someone neglects to feed, clean, or pick up your dog's poop, he has certain stern words for the player.
Erik and Nugget only appear in the Nintendogs: Dachshund and Friends version. Nugget is not very nice, causing your dog to fight with him. To make friends with Nugget, you'll have to have a dog with the same personality or you will have to take your dog on a walk the proper way. Nugget can be found at the parks only at nighttime and midnight, along with Tim's corgi, Deacon. Nugget will often fight your dog, and if you abuse Nugget, your trainer points (and Erik's) will decrease.
- "When I first got a dog, I didn't know squat. My care books taught me all about care and training, though."
- — Jack's advice (US), Nintendogs
Jack is the owner of Wanda the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.
- "Oh, wow! A sheltie! You know, all puppies should be this size."
- — John conversing with the player (US), Nintendogs
John is the owner of Sasha the Pembroke Welsh Corgi.
John is a pet owner. John is very warm and friendly, and gives out advice on cleaning your dog. He doesn't like it when your dog is dirty or if you forget to clean your poop up. He wishes for a Designer Condo house.
- "It's fun to see the effect that food can have on a dog. And not just food either, but the TIMING of the feeding."
- — Maria's advice (US), Nintendogs
Maria is the owner of Petey the Schnauzer.
- "When you're trying to teach one dog a new trick, it's vital to be sure that dog is the only one you're looking at."
- — Matthew's advice (US), Nintendogs
Matthew is the owner of Rusty the Yorkshire Terrier.
- "Looks like you have a pretty smart Yorkie there. I bet it could do well in obedience trials."
- — Meghan's comments on the player's dogs (US), Nintendogs
Meghan is the owner of Charlie the Shih Tzu.
- "If you want to practice for the disc competition at the park, make sure there aren't any other dogs there first."
- — Meimei's advice (US), Nintendogs
Meimei is the owner of Angel the Miniature Pinscher.
Morgan is the owner of Casey the Shih Tzu.
Morgan is a pet owner who appears in Nintendogs. Like her dog Casey, she is quite unfriendly, though occasionally she will give the player advice instead of the usual sarcasm. On rare occasions, if she entered Casey in a contest that the trainer entered in, she will say that she was there, too.
- "That looks like a really smart shiba inu. You know, it just might be championship caliber!"
- — Ted conversing with the player (US), Nintendogs
Ted is the owner of Sammy the poodle.
- "My little Poppi dances whenever I play my record player. Isn't that the cutest thing ever?"
- — Tom conversing with the player (US), Nintendogs
Tom is the owner of Poppi the Black Labrador.
Humans (Nintendogs + Cats)Edit
Ally (also known as Liz) is the owner of Benny the Boxer.
Carmen (also known as Tanya) is the owner of Max the Pembroke Welsh Corgi.
She has tan skin with long, wavy brown hair and black eyes. Carmen dons a short-sleeved purple shirt over a white top, with white capris and purple shoes.
Connor (also known as Adriano in PAL) is the owner of Rex the German Shepherd.
Connor has black spiky hair, black eyes, tan skin, and an upturned nose. He dons a short-sleeve yellow shirt with long white pants and yellow shoes.
Grace (also known as Alexandra) is the owner of Stella the Bull Terrier.
Grace has short red hair with short bangs, black glasses over black eyes, heavy makeup, and light skin. She dons a short-sleeve brown shirt over a white top with white capris and brown shoes.
Jacob (also known as Alfredo in UK) is the owner of Rebel the Chihuahua.
Jacob has short neat brown/black hair with light skin and a big nose. He dons a brown short-sleeved shirt, white pants, and white-brown shoes.
Joe (also known as Bob) is the owner of Loulou the Dachshund.
Kate (also known as Paula for PAL, JP: カオル Carol) is the owner of Buddy the Harlequin Great Dane.
Kate has long black hair with parted bangs, brown eyebrows, black eyes, an upturned nose, and beige skin. She dons a short-sleeved gray shirt over a white top with white capris and gray flats.
Kenji (also known as Alberto) is the owner of Lucky the Shiba Inu.
Kenji has short black hair hidden under a red beanie, with dark brown skin, a black mustache, a black goatee, and black eyes. He dons a short-sleeved red shirt with white pants and red shoes.
Marie is the owner of Lily the Dalmatian.
Marie has dark skin, black eyes, brown eyebrows, black hair, and always wears a scowl on her face. She dons a short-sleeved red shirt over a white top with white capris and red flats.
Mina (also known as Roberta in PAL) is the owner of Chibi the Pomeranian. She also sometimes mentions that she has a cat at home.
Mina looks older than most other neighbors, with many wrinkles seen on her face. She also has short gray hair, black eyes, a small smile, and light skin. She dons a light green short-sleeved shirt over a white top with white capris and green flats.
Noah (also known as Krill in the (UK)) is the owner of Pepper the Shetland Sheepdog.
Noah has light skin, short blonde hair, a big nose, and beige skin. He dons a short-sleeved green T-shirt with white pants and dual-colored white-green shoes.
Richard (also known as Peter in PAL) is the owner of Sasha the Siberian Husky.
Richard has light skin, heavy-lidded eyes, a cat smile, and spiky brown hair. He dons a blue short-sleeved shirt with white pants and dual-colored white-blue shoes.
Rosa (also known as Nikki) is the owner of Zoe the Beagle.
Tonya (also known as Miriam) is the owner of Rocco the Yorkie.
Tonya has heavy makeup, a small smile, curly black hair, and dark skin. She dons a short-sleeved green shirt over a white top with white capris and green shoes.
Zach (also known as Ben) is the owner of Copper the Jack Russell Terrier.
Zach has a big nose, a wide smile, short blonde hair, and light skin. He dons a short-sleeved orange T-shirt with long white pants and dual-colored white-orange shoes.
Vinny (also known as Vincent) is the owner of Gus the Mini Schnauzer.
Vinny has short gray hair with a receding hairline, dark skin, a big nose, and a wide smile. He dons a short-sleeved dark blue T-shirt with long white pants and dual-colored white-dark blue shoes.
Angel is Meimei's Miniature Pinscher in Nintendogs. Angel is a black and tan miniature Pinscher. She wears a black leather collar and has a toned down bark. Angel often fights with other dogs, but in spite of this her owner Meimei still brags often about Angel.
Aster can be only found on walks in Dachshund and Friends and Dalmatian and Friends. He and Billy replace Casey and Morgan. He is mean and will fight with the player's dog. For some reason, he is nicer to dogs in Dalmatian and Friends than Dachshund and Friends. He is one of the type of dogs that does not bring chew toys back.
Bear is a black and grey Miniature Schnauzer owned by Adam in Nintendogs. Bear is a black and grey Schnauzer wearing a platinum collar. Adam takes Bear on walks and enters him in contests. Bear will often get along with the player's dogs.
Buster is Leslie's lemon and white beagle. He can be seen on walks and wears a Pink Spotted Bow. He tends to be quite hyper and if your dog encounters him during walks, he will usually not get along well with the players dog.
He is often mentioned in disc competitions, notably in the championship contest.
Buster (Toy Poodle)Edit
Buster is Tyrone's black Toy Poodle. She wears two yellow ribbons on her floppy ears.
Butters is Alan's Labrador Retriever found in all versions of Nintendogs. Alan often brags about Butters, saying that a dog in Bark Mode taught Butters a new trick or that he can lie down for a really long time. He is often mean if the player's dog approaches him. He is the type of dog that returns thrown items.
Butters has a light tan fur coat and regularly wears a camo collar.
Casey is a Shih Tzu found on walks in Nintendogs: Dachshund & Friends and Nintendogs: Labrador & Friends. She is owned by Morgan. Casey is a Black and White Shih Tzu wearing a Checked Ribbon. She is extremely mean and will usually fight the player's dog, resulting in a decrease of Trainer Points. The best thing to do when encountering Casey is to not jerk your dog's leash so the dogs will get along. Casey is the type of dog that does not bring toys back. Unusually, Casey will sometimes make friends with dogs.
Charlie is Meghan's Shih Tzu that appears in all versions of Nintendogs, he appears in every edition of Nintendogs for the DS. He's afraid of certain toys, like the dice cushion. He is also the type that does not bring chewable toys back to the player. When you find him on walks, chances are your dog won't get along with him, as he is a bit rambunctious at times.
Chelsea is Carmen's Miniature Pinscher. She can be founds in walks or contests. Chelsea usually fights other dogs she encounters on walks, especially Corgis.
Chelsea has dark brown fur with a lighter shade of brown coloring her underbelly, half of her legs, and her paws. She regularly wears a striped ribbon around her neck.
Coby is Emily's white, short-haired Chihuahua. He wears a flower collar and knows how to fetch.
Cole is a Beagle owned and trained by Chuck in Nintendogs. He can be found on walks and at the park. He is also mentioned as the current leader by Ted Rumsworth in competitions sometimes.
Deacon is a sable and white Pembroke Welsh Corgi on Nintendogs. He wears a pumpkin leather collar. He's often very mean and will fight with the player's dog.
Eclair is Audrey's black and cream Shiba Inu that appears in Nintendogs. He can be found on walks and in the park, where he's usually with one of his dog friends, Spot. His accessory is a green striped bow. He may sometimes fight with the player's dog and can be quite aggressive.
Elroy is Rich's Chihuahua. He is pure white and wears a Blue Polka Dot Ribbon on his chest. If your dog comes towards Elroy, a different theme will play and the game will say that your dog does not like Elroy very much. Rich often brags about Elroy, saying that he did a backflip when told to sit or that he repeated the songs Rich played on the keyboard.
Fathom is Nate's black and tan Dachshund that appears in Nintendogs. He can be found on walks and in the park. He wears a platinum collar.
Fido is Bob's light brown Shetland Sheepdog that appears in Nintendogs,. he can be found on walks and at the park.
He is friendly and will play along with your dogs, but if you don't clean your dog or don't pick the poop up, then Fido will not get along with your dog very well.
Bob and Fido take the place of Erik and Nugget in this version.
Fido's trainer Bob may have an appearance in Nintendogs and Cats, though his American name is Joe, and is called Bob only in the UK version. Fido does not appear, but Loulou (Trixie in the UK), a dachshund, appears.
Logan is David's German Shepherd, who be found at the upper-right park with Maggie. His accessory is the spiked collar. He can be found on walks and will be nice to your dog.
Maggie is a female Yorkshire Terrier. She is owned by Chantal, a neighbour. They are usually friendly, and Maggie is usually friendly towards the player's dog, but if the player neglects to clean up their puppies' poop during walks, Maggie will be mean to the player's dog. Maggie is found in the upper-right park with Logan.
He is a orange and white chihuahua and wears a checkered ribbon.
Nugget is a bright tan Shiba Inu in Nintendogs. He appears in Nintendogs: Labrador & Friends, and can be found on walks. His accessory is a Japanese Print Collar. Nugget is not very friendly and will often not get along with the player's dog. Nugget also appears in Dachshund and Friends. In that version, his personality stays the exact same. A Shiba Inu in Nintendogs + Cats, named Lucky, not to be confused with the Dachshund on the original DS Nintendogs, shares the exact appearance as Nugget, even the same Japanese Print Collar. Owner is Erik.
Peaches is Pedro's a white pug who appears in Nintendogs. She can be found on walks and in the park. She wears a striped ribbon on the sides of her head. She is mean and will most likely attack your dogs.
Petey is Maria's dark grey Schnauzer who appears in Nintendogs. He wears a red polka dot ribbon.
Pik is Shiggy's dark brown Shetland Sheepdog who appears in Nintendogs. He can be found on walks and in the park. He wears a Checkered Ribbon. A Shetland Sheepdog named Pikku was the inspiration for his name.
Poppi is Tom's black labrador who appears in Chihuahua and Friends. She is sometimes mentioned as the leader in competitions in Lab and Friends. Poppi is a black Labrador Retriever and wears a striped ribbon. Poppi is often seen on walks. Tom will often talk about the breed you have and how good they are. Poppi is usually warm and friendly, making many dogs get along with her really well.
Puffy is Jane's black male pug. He wears a black spiked collar. He is the type of dog to return thrown items. He is also energetic, as he is speedy when bringing a chewable toy back.
When on walks, Puffy doesn't get along well with most other dogs, but if your dog has a similar personality to Puffy, they may get along.
Rusty is Matthew's Yorkshire terrier who appears in Nintendogs. He can be found on walks and in the park. He wears a denim collar.
Sammy is Ted's pet poodle who appears in Nintendogs. The owner is not the same Ted seen commentating in contests.
Sasha (Pembroke Welsh Corgi)Edit
Sasha is John's tricolor Pembroke Welsh Corgi who appears in Chihuahua and Friends, Dachshund and Friends and Dalmatian and Friends. Sasha is wearing a blue polka-dot ribbon. Sasha is the type of dog to return thrown items.
Sasha is usually friendly unless the player's dog is dirty or the player forgets the clean up their poop.
Spot is Archie Hubb's Shiba Inu who appears in Nintendogs and Nintendogs + Cats. He can be found on walks and at the lower-left park between 4:00 AM and 8:00 AM. He wears a green collar and has a high pitched bark.
He is friendly and plays well with most dogs. He is also the type that does not bring chewable toys back to the player, because Archie is at the Archie Level in trainer points. In Nintendogs + Cats he is no longer found on walks, instead, he is found only in competitions.
Trouble is Arnie's German Shepherd Dog. He only appears on walks and sometimes appears in competitions. He doesn't get along well with other dogs, causing him to fight. In some games, however, he will be friendly toward the player's dog. Trouble is also the type of neighbor that brings discs and chewable toys back. It is possible that Arnie and Trouble could be nintendogs masters because Trouble can flip when he catches a disc.
Wanda is a female tricolor Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who can be seen on walks, when found at the park, she is the type that brings chewable toys back to the player. She usually gets along with the player's dog on a walk. Her owner is Jack.
Dogs (Nintendogs + Cats)Edit
Benny (also known as Rover) is Ally's Boxer.
Boxer is dual-colored with white and brown fur and wears the chef's scarf.
Buddy (also known as Tico and Jin (ジン) in JP) is Kate's male Harlequin Great Dane. He is friendly towards other dogs. According to the pet info, he likes to play with toys.
Buddy has dark gray-brown fur with darker spots all over. He regularly wears a green camo collar.
Chibi (known as Cloe in PAL) is Mina's Pomeranian. Chibi knows how to fetch.
Chibi has parti-color fur, with her two colors being brown and white. She wears a brown collar with a red rose flower.
Cooper (Kees in some countries) is Zach's Jack Russell Terrier. He is generally friendly and is found in parks, competitions and on walks. His accessory is a blue bandana worn around his neck (which can be purchased from Coletta).
Cooper/Kees the Jack Russell, owned by Zach/Ben. Cooper/Kees is light brown (Lemon & White) with a blue bandanna.
Gus (Médor in other versions) is a Mini Schnauzer in Nintendogs + Cats. He is owned by an elderly African-American man named Vinny. Gus can be found on walks and doesn't get along with other dogs.
Gus/Medor the Minature Schunauzer, owned by Vinny/Vincent. Gus/Medor is Pepper & Salt and wears a red bow tie.
Lily (Chipie in PAL versions) is Marie's Dalmatian who appears in all Nintendogs + Cats versions. She almost never fights with your dog.
Lily/Chipie the Dalmatian, owned by Marie. Lily/Chipie has spots and black ears with some red bows and wears a brown leather collar.
Loulou is a female Dachshund, she wears a pink polka-dot ribbon and is black and tan.
Loulou/Trixie the Dachshund, owned by Joe/Bob. Loulou/Trixie is Black & Tan and wears ribbons.
Her owner, Joe/Bob, gives out advice for training your dog. Loulou gets along well with other dogs on walks, if the other puppy is not famished, hungry, parched, thirsty, dirty or filthy.
Lucky (Shiba Inu)Edit
Lucky/Piloto is a Shiba Inu owned by Kenji/Alberto. Lucky/Piloto is beige and white and wears a japanese-print collar. He gets along with many pets.
Lucky/Piloto the Shiba Inu, owned by Kenji/Alberto. Lucky/Piloto is beige and white and wears a Blue Japanese Print Collar.
Max is a male sable and white Pembroke Welsh Corgi in Nintendogs + Cats, he gets along well with other dogs, his accessory is a leather necklace, he has a slightly high pitched bark. His owner is Carmen. Also known as Pirat.
Max/Pirat the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, owned by Carmen/Tanya. Max/Pirat is Sable & White with a Leather Necklace.
Pepper (Dina in the PAL version) is a female sable and white Shetland Sheepdog in Nintendogs + Cats. She is a friendly dog, notable for her higher pitched bark and playful nature. She wears a Beaded Collar and is owned by Noah.
Pepper/Dina the Shetland Sheepdog, owned by Noah/Kirill. Pepper/Dina is Sable & White and wears a Beaded collar.
Rebel (Lana in the PAL version) is Jacob's longhair female Chihuahua often seen in Pro Competitions. She has a seemingly shy personality, usually being scared of other dogs. She wears a hibiscus. Your dog can befriend her very easily if it is the eldest/the first puppy you got. Sometimes, if your puppy is being jumpy, you can pull on their leash and they might make friends with her.
Rebel/Lana the Chihuahua, owned by Jacob/Alfredo. Rebel/Lana is white and brown (possibly Red & White) and wears a white hibiscus flower and a Denim Collar.
- "This mischievous male is curious about everything."
- — DS description (US), Nintendogs
Rex (Billy in the UK version) is Conner's black and tan German Shepherd. He is mostly friendly, but sometimes your puppy won't get along so well. He is mostly seen in Junior Cup competitions. He wears a Metal-Link Necklace.
Rex/Billy the German Shepherd, owned by Conner/Adriano. Rex/Billy is dark colored and wears the silver chain-link necklace.
Rocco (also known as Basti) is Tonya's Yorkshire Terrier.
Rocco has fluffy fur, with it being a mixture of both light brown and dark brown. Rocco regularly wears a stunt helmet.
Sasha (Siberian Husky)Edit
Sasha is Richard/Peter's black Siberian Husky. Also known as Juli.
Sasha/Juli the Siberian Husky, owned by Richard/Peter. Sasha/Juli is black and white with a striped collar.
Sasha usually gets along fine with your dog and wants to go to the park to spend more time with him/her. There have been some instances where the player's dog is afraid of Sasha or they didn't hit it off.
Sasha is a black female Siberian Husky who wears a black and white Striped Collar. She has blue eyes and a white tipped black tail.
Stella is Grace's Bull Terrier who appears in Nintendogs + Cats. Stella is not usually friendly. But she can be with some dogs. Stella wears a pink fringed collar.
Stella/Kira the Bull Terrier, owned by Grace/Alexandra. Stella/Kira is Brindle & White and wears a Heart Collar (In the European and Japanese versions, she wears a Lace collar instead.)
Zoe (Lisa in the PAL version) is a tricolor female Beagle who belongs to Rosa. She ignores the player's dog by sniffing in random places, this is probably because she has trouble getting along with other dogs.
She wears Black Specs, matching her owner Rosa's glasses. Her face is lemon colored and she has dark ears and back.
Zoe/Lisa the Beagle, owned by Rosa/Nikki. Zoe/Lisa is Tricolor and wears Scholar Glasses and an Orange leather collar.
Izzy only appears in the Dog Care books.
- Izzy is owned by Chris, a neighbor who does NOT appear in the walks or contests.
- He can be seen interacting with a pug in the Bark Mode book.
Daisy is a yellow female Labrador Retriever. She is one of the three Kennel display dogs, along with Maxwell and Lucky, and is also the largest and most responsive display dog. She is somewhat mean, as she usually fights Lucky and Maxwell. When the player is naming a new dog, a female voice calls out three examples: Lucky, Maxwell, and Daisy, a reference to the display dogs. A dog similar to Daisy appears in the game guide but his name is Rex.
Lucky (Miniature Dachshund)Edit
Lucky is a Miniature Dachshund in Nintendogs. He is one of the display dogs at the Kennel, along with Maxwell and Daisy. When the player is naming a new dog, a female voice calls out three examples: Maxwell, Lucky, and Daisy, a reference to the display dogs. In the game guide, a dog similar to Lucky appears, but her name is Lulu and is a different color.
Maxwell is a male cream-colored Chihuahua in Nintendogs. He is one of the three dogs at the Kennel that the player can look at, along with Lucky and Daisy, and is also the smallest and least responsive display dog. He is also lazy sometimes. When the player is naming a dog, a female voice calls out three examples: Lucky, Maxwell and Daisy, a reference to the display dogs. In the game guide, a dog similar to Maxwell appears, but his name is Brutus.
Baxter (Max in other versions) is a black and white French Bulldog in Nintendogs + Cats, he only appears in the demo version, along with Rufus and Coco. He, like the player's dog, can wear accesories, interact with Maddy, and play with dog toys. and like the other demo pets, he dissapears after a while.
Coco (Nina in other versions) is a brown, fluffy muzzled Toy Poodle in Nintendogs + Cats, she only appears in the demo version, along with Baxter, and Rufus. Like the player's dog she can play with toys, interact with Pickles, and wear accessories. Also, when the player is ready to quit playing the demo version, they have to wait for a while.
Rufus (Lucky in other versions) is a Golden Retriever in Nintendogs + Cats he only appears in the Demo version, along with Coco and Baxter, he acts like most dogs do, interact with Cleo, wear accesories, and get fed, however, like the other demo pets, he disapears after a while.
Cleo is a gray tabby standard cat in Nintendogs + Cats she only appears in the demo version, along with Pickles and Maddy, she, like the player's cat (if they have one) behaves normally. She can play with cat toys, interact with Rufus, and wear accessories, and like the other demo pets, she disappears after a while.
Maddy (Lua in other versions) is a gray solid standard cat in Nintendogs + Cats, she only appears in the demo version, along with Pickles and Cleo, she behaves like cats do, interact with Baxter, play with cat toys and wear accessories, and, like the other demo pets, she disappears after a while.
Pickles (Sultan in other versions) is a tabby standard cat in Nintendogs + Cats, she only appears in the demo version, along with Cleo and Maddy, like Precious, she behaves like a cat normally would, play with cat toys, interact with Coco, and wear accessories. (although with Precious, though you can't change his accessory.)