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The Sims 2 Pets for GBA
The Sims 2 Pets GBA.jpg
Box art for The Sims 2 Pets for GBA
Developer(s) Full Fat
Publisher(s) Electronic Arts
Ratings ESRB: E
PEGI: 7+
Series The Sims
Release date(s) NA November 7, 2006
EU November 17, 2006
AUS November 16, 2006
Technical information
Mode(s) Single-player
Media Cartridge
Input methods Gamepad
Game features
Genres Life simulation, God game
For other uses, see Pet (disambiguation).

The Sims 2: Pets is a handheld game in The Sims series released for Game Boy Advance first released in North America in November 7, 2006, released in Australia on November 16, 2006, and in Europe on November 17, 2006.


In this game, the player's Sim recently moved to a town called Barkersville, where they soon begin to care for the town pets.

New features[]

  • The game now uses a green EA logo.
  • Players can own pets and compete in pet shows.
  • 4 minigames. Minigames can now be paused by pressing Start.


  • This is the last game released on the GBA along with the Nintendo GameCube.
  • Some objects in this game are from The Sims 2 and The Sims Stories rather from the console games.
  • The EA logo is animated in Pets while in Bustin' Out, The Urbz and The Sims 2, they were not.
    • Another change is that there is now a Health warning screen and that Maxis is no longer shown at start up.
    • Some of the male & female's Simlish voice are from The Sims.
    • Some of the Pet's Furniture are from The Sims: Unleashed


  • Control Pad: Move Sim/menus
  • A: Interact/Select item
  • B: Cancel/Go back
  • L: Hide Motives (Similar to The Urbz: Sims in the City)/Previous Tab
  • R: Not used/Next Tab
  • Start: Opens the Collectables/Pet Pedigree/Career/Relationship
  • Select: Open menu