Puppy games are pretty hard to find, especially those that are interesting.
Besides, most dogs you see in video games are usually side characters, such as those found in secret of evermore, animal crossing, and duck hunt, among others.
So, getting an exciting match in which a dog or puppy is the main character is quite challenging to get. However, there are few available.
Most of these games are especially suited for children as they help instill values related to being a responsible pet owner.
Also, these games, especially the ones about puzzles and quests, are entertaining and would even keep an adult entertained for an extended period.
Some of these puppy games are listed below:
1. Beethoven: The Ultimate Canine Caper
This game is one of the puppy games available on Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, and DOS.
Besides, this game is all about the player looking for four missing puppies in the neighborhood. Hence, the player has to check the puppies’ favorite spots in an adventurous mystery.
Additionally, the game’s graphics are pretty decent, and there is also a supersonic waved barking attack used against enemies such as animal control officers and cats.
Bolt is one of the puppy games available on Nintendo DS, Wii, Microsoft Windows, PS2, PS3, and Xbox 360. Besides, this game is based on the Disney movie Bolt.
The player has to follow and control a super-dog named Bolt and his companion Penny on different missions.
Moreover, Bolt has superpowers such as super bark and laser eyes which are used to fight enemies.
Additionally, even on the mobile device version, the game’s graphic is good.
3. The Dog Island
The Dog Island is one of the puppy games available on PS2 and Wii.
Besides, the game is centered on the player controlling a dog and taking it on a journey to search for a particular flower that will be used to heal their ill sibling.
While searching for this flower, the dog becomes a sniff master and interacts with different animals in the game to get hints and information about their quest.
Furthermore, the dog can crawl, walk, run and bark to scare away enemies in the game, such as snakes, bats, gorillas, and bears.
In addition, the dog gets to sniff and dig the ground to bring out items, including vegetables and fruits.
4. The Dog: Happy Life
This game is one of the puppy games available on the PlayStation Portable. This game involves dressing up realistic dogs and taking pictures of them to share online.
Although, the player can also play with the dog.
Also, this game is a simulated single-player game that allows the player to dress and take pictures of virtual dogs and share the images with other electronic devices such as a mobile phone and PC.
5. Dog’s Life
Dog’s Life is one of the puppy games available on PS2. Besides, this game is a single-player action-adventure game.
There are three areas in this game, Clarksville, Lake Minniwahwah, and Boom City, and each site is divided into smaller spaces.
Anyways, in each room, humans are willing to give the player missions in exchange for bones. During the tasks, the player controls and interacts with over 15 different dog breeds.
Moreover, the player has unique abilities to defeat enemies in missions such as obedience trials, races, tug-of-war games, and territorial games.
In addition, territorial games involve the player running around urinating in marked areas to obtain it.
Lastly, during the missions, the player interacts with different characters, shakes kittens, steals sausages, and chases chickens.
6. Feeding Time
Feeding Time is one of the puppy games available on iOS. Besides, this game is a puzzle video game about feeding animals.
The player gets to tap the animal heads that will eat food icons that are the same color.
Also, players can quickly get high points via multiple combo chains. Additionally, players are given various challenges to complete in the game, which aid in unlocking bonus mini-games and provide access to power-ups.
Nintendogs, as the name suggests, is a puppy game available on Nintendo DS. Besides, this game is a simulation video game that allows the player to own a dog, train it, play with it, brush, and wash it.
Also, the microphone built into the Nintendo DS allows the player to create voice commands which the dog will recognize and follow.
Additionally, this game has two brands of currency, which are money and trainer points. The money allows the player to buy items for the dog.
Moreover, the dog is walked to the park in the game to practice its disc-catching skills, and the dog’s agility is practiced in the gym.
Finally, this game is entertaining to play with great graphics, it feels like you own a dog, and the best part is that your dog never dies or grows old.
8. PAW Patrol: On a Roll
This game is one of the puppy games available on Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows. Besides, just as the name indicates, this video game is based on the TV series Paw Patrol.
This game features different breeds of dogs who work together on missions to protect their community, like in the series.
Also, each dog has a specific set of skills based on emergency service professions, such as an aviation pilot, a police officer, and a firefighter. Lastly, the graphics of this game are very colorful and decent.
9. Petz: Dogz 2
Petz: Dogz 2 is a puppy game available on Wii, PS2, Nintendo DS, and personal computers. Besides, this game is quite similar to The Dog Island.
The player gets to choose from over 40 breeds of dogs, and before starting the game, the player chooses the gender and name of the dog.
After which, the player crawls, creep, walk, runs, and pushes rocks for locomotion.
During the missions, the player can defeat and control other dogs in the environment. Also, the player comes across different enemies such as bats, snakes, gorillas, etc., which can hurt the player during the missions, preventing it from completing tasks.
10. The Peanuts Movie: Snoopy’s Grand Adventure
This game is one of the puppy games available on Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, and PS4. Besides, this video game is based on the movie and is all about finding Charlie Brown.
Snoopy, the dog, is the player’s character, and he looks for Charlie Brown through several levels, always ending up in Snoopy’s Doghouse.
Moreover, along the way, the player has to use different costumes, find members of the Beagle Scouts and collect Jelly Beans.
Additionally, the player can also play Woodstock in a co-op gameplay mode and customize Snoopy and Woodstock.
11. Sam & Max Save the World
This game is one of the puppy games available on Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, Wii, and Microsoft Windows.
Moreover, this is a 3D graphic adventure game where the player controls the character Sam. Sam is a former anthropomorphic dog, while Max is a hyperkinetic rabbity thing.
Besides, in the game, Sam and Max explore and solve several puzzles. Most of the game’s puzzles have logical solutions, while others are far-fetched.
Also, Sam gets to interact with NPC. Non-Player Characters in the game are mainly about the game’s puzzles.
Additionally, Sam gets to look and comment on objects, pick them up and use them when necessary. Sometimes, Max gets to speak in the game.
12. Samorost 2
Samorost is a puppy game available on Android, iOS, Linux, and Microsoft Windows. Besides, this game is a graphic adventure single-player game whose goal is to solve a series of puzzles and teasers linked to an adventure story.
Clicking the elements on the screen correctly solves the puzzles, taking the player to the next screen.
Furthermore, this game has surreal graphics and organic scenarios, a mixture of biological and technological concepts.
The creative character designs and unique background music makes this game fun.
13. Puppy Town: Merge & Win
This game is one of the puppy games available on iOS, and Android. This game is quite simple with excellent graphics.
All the players have to do is merge puppies, earn money and build a puppy town.
Besides, there are different breeds of puppies in this game, ranging from Labrador Retriever to French Bulldog to German Shepherd. Moreover, you can merge the puppies and discover cuter ones.
14. PaRappa The Rapper Remastered
This game is one of the puppy games available on PS2. Besides, this classic rhythm game involves a stylish dog going through ordinary adulthood tasks to impress his friend, Sunny Funny, using rap.
This means PaRappa uses rap to learn Kung-Fun, bake a cake, take a Driver ED course, etc.
Additionally, even though this game is quite old, it is enjoyable to play and will keep you entertained for a long while.
15. Okami HD
This game is one of the puppy games available on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS2, PS3, PS4, Wii, and Windows. Besides, Amaterasu, the dog in this game, is a literal Shinto Sun Goddess. She is not an average pooch.
Additionally, the player controls the character Amaterasu as she seals away the scary eight-headed demon, Orochi, who attempts to consume the color and Life from Nippon forever.
Thus, the game features missions along with a whole doggy experience and mythical wonder.
Amaterasu has access to different weapons, fighting techniques, and legendary powers, which she uses to fight off enemies in the quests.
Finally, the graphics of this game are excellent and colorful.
In Conclusive, there are some puppy games available on different platforms that will keep you entertained.
Besides, these games are of different genres to meet the tastes of other individuals.