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.
Annoying Dog Undertale PC A dog who represents the game's creator, Toby Fox. It often steals Papyrus' special attack bone, and it is encountered mostly in Snowdin. It resembles the Samoyed breed of dogs.
Anubis Claire PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita A dog who Claire adopted as he was close to being put down. It warns Claire and the player of monsters in the room.
Barbas The Elder Scrolls (recurring throughout series) Various The companion of the Daedric Prince Clavicus Vile. Technically a shapeshifting Daedra, but typically takes the form of a dog. Is generally a feature of Clavicus Vile's quests in each Elder Scrolls game, and foil to the nastier side of his antics.
Bill Grey Star Fox 64 Nintendo 64 Bill Grey is a fictional, supporting male character from the Star Fox series. He is an anthropomorphic bulldog with brown fur (although was originally gray in color, reflecting his name).
Boney Mother 3 GBA The pet dog of Lucas' family and eventual party member.
Brown Rule of rose PlayStation 2 Dirty Brown. A Labrador, loyal and able to track what Jennifer needs dog in the game..
Chop Grand Theft Auto V Xbox 360/PlayStation 3/PC The pet dog of Lamar Davis, Chop is eventually taken care of by Franklin Clinton.
Copper and Booker Animal Crossing GameCube, Nintendo DS, Wii, Nintendo 3DS A pair of police dogs who guard the town gate and operate the lost and found.
D-Dog Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain PC · Xbox One · PS4 · Xbox 360 · PS3 D-Dog is one of the available buddies that can be found and deployed for use in missions alongside Snake.
Digby Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Nintendo 3DS He is in charge of the Happy Home Showcase and is the twin brother of Isabelle.
Dribble WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames! Game Boy Advance • Gamecube • Virtual Console A large anthropomorphic bulldog with red hair, who stands on his hind legs. He wears a blue jumpsuit with a picture of a teddy bear on the back, and a green hat which bears his logo. He seems to be large, burly and gruff, but he is quite calm and friendly, though perhaps not as intelligent.
Dog / Barkspawn Dragon Age: Origins PC · Playstation 3 · XBox 360 An optional Mabari Warhound character that can be recruited by the protagonist or is present in the human noble beginning sequence. Name defaults to "Dog" ingame, though the character is commonly known unofficially as "Barkspawn".
Dogamy and Dogaressa (Dogi) Undertale PC A pair of minibosses encountered in Snowdin Forest. They appear later as NPCs in Grillby's and are members of the Royal Guard.
Dogfella Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP iOS • Android • PC The companion of Logfella the lumberjack
Doggo Undertale PC A miniboss encountered in Snowdin Forest. He is later found as an NPC in Grillby's. He is a member of the Royal Guard. He cannot see outside of things that move.
Dogmeat Fallout series PC · Xbox One · PS4 Currently, no information is known about Dogmeat's past and whether or not he had an owner. In Fallout 4, Mama Murphy is the one to tell you his name and also suggests that he was with them and was sent to look for help when you first meet her (Coincidentally, as you can take him anywhere and skip that quest, he did not do a very good job of letting you know there was a need for you to go there), suggesting that he belonged to a member of the group or the group as a whole.
Duck Hunt Dog Duck Hunt NES • 3DS • Wii U An iconic pooch with an unparalleled sense of humor.
Frankie JumpStart PC Wii Nintendo DS
General Pepper Star Fox 64 N64 Commander-in-chief of the Cornerian Defense Forces.
Greater Dog Undertale PC A miniboss encountered in Snowdin Forest. It is later found as an NPC in Grillby's and is a member of the Royal Guard. It has very big armor, but later it is revealed that it is a puppy, and that it only wants to play with Frisk.
Harriet Animal Crossing: City Folk, Animal Crossing: Wild World, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS A pink poodle who runs the Shampoodle barber shop.
Hewie Haunting Ground PlayStation 2 The main character's companion throughout the game, a 4-year-old white German shepherd.
Interceptor Final Fantasy VI SNES,

PlayStation, GBA,

iOS, Android, PC

Dog owned by Shadow who is hostile but friendly with Relm Arrowny
Isabelle Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Mario Kart 8 (DLC) Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U Assists the player in his or her new role as the town mayor as their secretary and assistant. She is also the twin sister of Digby, who works and stands in the front entrance to the Happy Home Showcase.
Jake Dog's Life PlayStation 2 The main character of the game; a happy-go-lucky mutt on a mission to rescue the girl dog of his dreams, Daisy.
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.
Lesser Dog Undertale PC One of the monsters who is encountered in Snowdin Forest. It is also part of the Royal Guard and is later found as an NPC in Grillby's. Its neck often grows when it is excited. Like Greater Dog, it merely wants to play.
Meeko Skyrim PC · Xbox 360 · Playstation 3 · Xbox One · Playstation 4 A recruitable canine companion found on the road near the appropriately named "Meeko's Shack".
Milla Basset Freedom Planet PC · Wii U · Playstation 4 · A young girl basset hound with orange hair and one of the playable protagonists.
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 brown and white. He is very excitable from loud noises and strangers by barking at (greeting) them. However, he is 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.
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.
Poppy Samurai Shodown Arcade · Various The husky companion of Galford.
Repede Tales of Vesperia Xbox 360 · Playstation 3 Faithful companion of Yuri Lowell and playable character. Wears an eyepatch and wields a dagger as a weapon. Also has a pipe in his mouth, though there is no further indication that he smokes with it.
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.
Sif, the Great Grey Wolf Dark Souls Xbox360 · PC · PS3 Great Grey Wolf Sif is the wolf companion of Sir Artorias, the Abysswalker. Non optional boss in Dark Souls 1.
Vigilance Skyrim PC · Xbox 360 · Playstation 3 · Xbox One · Playstation 4 Can be bought from Banning at the Markarth Stables, and will then serve as companion to the Dragonborn.
Whiskey Commandos 2: Men of Courage PlayStation 2 A Bull Terrier and playable character that is befriended by the Commandos after his owner, a wounded ally, dies while imprisoned.
Wonder Dog Wonder Dog Sega Mega-CD • Amiga 1200 A dog who must rescue his home planet from invading forces.
Gromit Wallace & Gromit (series) PC • PS2 • Xbox • GC The main characters are Wallace and Gromit

References[edit]

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