List of fictional dogs in video games

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This is a list of fictional dogs in originating in video games, and it is subsidiary to the list of fictional dogs. It is a collection of various notable dogs that are featured in video games, including arcade games, personal computer games, or console games.

Canine Origin System(s) Notes
Amaterasu Okami PlayStation 2 The main character of the game, Amaterasu is the Japanese Shinto sun goddess, who has inhabited the form of a white wolf.
Angelo Final Fantasy VIII PlayStation Full name: Sant' Angelo di Roma, the canine companion of Rinoa Heartilly. She assists Rinoa in most of her Limit Breaks.
Bolt Bolt PC · Wii · Xbox 360 · PS2 · PS3 · DS A white American Shepherd Dog and the protagonist of the 2008 animated feature of the same name.
Boney Mother 3 GBA The pet dog of Lucas' family and eventual party member.
dog Duck Hunt NES/Arcade Retrieves the ducks a player shoots, and laughs at the player if both of the birds on screen escape
Dogmeat Fallout PC · Xbox 360 · PS3 The name of three similar canine companions for the protagonists of Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout 3.
Dribble WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames! Game Boy Advance • Gamecube • Virtual Console A large anthropomorphic bulldog with red hair (he wears a hat) who stands on his hind legs. He wears a blue jumpsuit with what appears to be a picture of a teddy bear on the back, and a green hat which bears his logo (a D with spots near the curved end, so it looks like a paw). He seems to be a stereotypical taxi driver: large, burly and gruff. In reality, he is quite calm and friendly, though perhaps not as intelligent (e.g., he forgot to collect a very large fare in WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$). He says his rank is space cadet, but Spitz is "lower than a space cadet" in his eyes.
General Pepper Star Fox 64 N64 Commander-in-chief of the Cornerian Defense Forces.
K.K. Slider Animal Forest Nintendo 64 • Nintendo Gamecube • Nintendo DS • Wii • Nintendo 3DS A dog who has appeared in all of the Animal Crossing games to date. His purpose is performing music for the player.
Koromaru Persona 3 Playstation 2 Dog who can summon a persona.
Missile Ghost Trick Nintendo DS he stars in a mini-game called "Missile Omikuji", where he tells fortunes to players in his "enthusiastic" style.[1] Missile is a Pomeranian with thick fur of two colours: brown and white. He is very excitable, reacting to loud noises and strangers by barking at them; in the case of people, he barks at them as a way of greeting them. However, he is also very loyal, doing anything in his power to protect his owners Lynne and Kamila.
PaRappa the Rapper PaRappa the Rapper PlayStation Trying to impress the love of his life. He motivates himself out of problems with his catchphrase, "I Gotta Believe!" His name comes from the Japanese term for 'paper thin'.
Peter Puppy Earthworm Jim Sega Genesis An anthropomorphic alien dog with the ability to transform into a large monstrous form whenever he is hurt or scared.
Poppy Samurai Shodown Neo Geo AES The loyal husky companion of Galford.
Poochy Yoshi's Island SNES  · GBA Similar to a dog yet has no visible ears or nose; looks very little like a dog and somewhat like a duck.
Rex Fallout: New Vegas PC · Xbox 360 · PS3 The King's pet Cyberdog, loaned to The Courier originally for a quest, then on a semi-permanent basis.
Rush Mega Man 3 NES Mega Man's robot dog companion, able to transform into several vehicle forms as part of his support role.
Riley Call of Duty: Ghosts PC · Xbox One · Xbox 360 · PS3 · PS4 This loyal military dog accompanies the Protagonist on a series of missions spanning the globe.
Shadow Dead to Rights (series) Xbox · PS2 · GCN · PC · PS3 · PSP · GBA · Xbox 360 Jack Slate's dog. Can perform instant takedowns, and is available for stealth missions in Retribution.
Wonder Dog Wonder Dog Sega Mega-CD • Amiga 1200 A dog who must rescue his home planet from invading forces.
Hewie Haunting Ground Play Station 2 • Capcom A loyal, white German Shepard who fights by the player's side throughout the game.


  1. ^ Mitchell, Richard. "Joystiq". Retrieved January 21, 2012.