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The Sims 3: Pets

Not to be confused with Dog lover.
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Dog person is a Sim trait introduced with The Sims 3: Pets expansion pack. It conflicts with Animal Lover, Cat Person, and Equestrian.

Sims with the Dog Person trait have an extra special relationship with their dogs.


  • A dog person Sim builds relationships with dogs very quickly.
  • Teaching the Sim's dog skills and commands is much quicker for dog persons.
  • A death of a dog will affect the Sim in a more profound way.

Player notes[]

  • Sims with the dog person trait may get a negative moodlet to see their dog's ghost.
  • When interacting with dogs, Sims gain a positive (+10) moodlet called 'Dog Playtime'.
  • When a Sim has the dog person trait, the first Lifetime wish is "The Canine Companion".

Examples of pre-made Dog people[]

Hailey Shepherd, Vera Blackburn, Josy Clover.

See also: Category:Dog people