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The Sims 3: Pets

For a similar trait (Animal Affection) in The Sims 4: Cats & Dogs, see Trait (The Sims 4)#Bonus Traits.
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Animal lover is a lifestyle trait featured in The Sims 3: Pets. It conflicts with Dog Person, Cat Person and Equestrian.

Sims with the Animal Lover trait love all members of the animal kingdom and have special benefits when interacting with Pets.


  • Animal lovers build relationships with pets faster than other Sims.
  • Sims with this trait build the hidden Wildlife Friend skill faster than other sims.[confirmation needed]
  • Sims will want to adopt animals and interact with them more often.
  • Animal lovers will act excitedly upon encountering one of the major pet animals.

Examples of pre-made Animal lovers[]

Gracie Loveland, Pippa Rose, Sara Foster.

See also: Category:Animal lovers