Q: How do I play with my pet in the Pet Home?
A: When you are in the Pet Home, move the on screen cursor over the pet and press the A button. If you press the A button and hold it down you can pet the pet. You can also give your pet toys to play with by selecting a toy from the toy menu.
Q: What are the buttons at the bottom of the screen for?
A: The buttons at the bottom of the screen are there for you to play with and customize your pet. Use the on screen text to help you know what each button is for. You can customize your pet, play games with your pet, decorate or change your pet's home, invite a pet friend over to play with your pet, give your pet a toy to play with, and see the badges you've earned.
Q: How do I customize my pet?
A: Move the onscreen cursor to the My Pet button at the bottom of the screen and press the A button on the controller. When the My Pet menu appears, select the pet you would like to customize if you have more than one. Then, move the onscreen cursor to the paintbrush icon and press the A button on the controller.
Q: How do I change my pet's name?
A: When you are in the customization menu, select the ABC button at the top of the screen. Then, use the arrows to scroll through the list of names and make a selection.
Q: How do I change my pet's colors?
A: When you are in the customization menu, select the paint brush button at the top of the screen. Select a color circle from each group to change your pet's color.
Q: How do I change my pet type?
A: When you are in the customization menu, select the pet button at the top of the screen. Select a pet from the available pet types to change your pet.
Q: Can I create more than one pet?
A: Yes, you can create up to 8 pets of your own. Only one can be your "primary" pet at a time, though.
Q: Why can't I place items in my pet's home?
A: Your pet's home is probably full. Remove an item by selecting the edit button from the Decorate Menu. When you are in edit mode, select an item and then select the red X to delete it.
Q: How do I feed the pets in the Snack Attack game?
A: Make sure the controller is in pointer mode and the light can be seen by the camera. Move the onscreen cursor over a pet and press the A button to send a treat. Keep sending treats to that pet until they are full!
Q: How do I play the Pet Sprint game?
A: Make sure the controller is in classic mode with the handles close together. The pet will run on it's own. Press the A button to jump and press the B button to dash when the meter on the bottom left is full.
Q: How do I play the Super Pet Salon game?
A: Make sure you can see yourself on the TV. Adjust the camera so that when you reach your arms up or out, you can touch the buttons on the screen. When a light flashes on screen, wave your hand over it to turn it off.
Q: If I have more than one pet, how do I select one to play with?
A: Select which pet you would like to play with by selecting the My Pet button at the bottom of the screen. All of the pets you have created should be available to you. Select a pet by moving the onscreen cursor over it and pressing the A button.
Q: How do I play with the pet in the Pet Playroom?
A: Make sure you can see yourself on the TV. Adjust the camera so that when you reach your arms out, you can reach the platforms on the screen. Wave your hands over a plat from to make your pet jump to it!
Q: How do I accessorize my pet?
A: Move the onscreen cursor to the My Pet button at the bottom of the screen and press the A button on the controller. When the My Pet menu appears, select the pet you would like to accessorize if you have more than one. Then, move the onscreen cursor to the camera icon and press the A button on the controller.
Q: Why do the pet accessories not stay on the pet when I exit the Photo Booth?
A: The pet accessories are only available to play with in the Photo Booth.
Q: What is the "Pet Level" and how do I level up my pet?
A: You can earn more playing time in Pet Salon, Snack Attack, and Pet Sprint for every 5 pet levels that you earn (5, 10, 15, 20, etc.). These 3 games will begin to change as you get deeper into them, so be on the lookout for fun surprises!
To level up your pet, keep playing these 3 games and try to earn as many points as you can. You can also earn bonus pet points by paying close attention to your pet while they are in the Pet Home. If a thought bubble appears over their head, try giving them what they want! They may want to play a specific game or they may want a certain Toy. Sometimes they just want you to pet and love them (heart). Breaking the Piñata in your Pet Home is another fun way to earn extra pet points.
Q: Why can't I move the onscreen cursor?
A: First, ensure that you are pointing the light directly at the camera and are within 6 feet distance to the camera.
Different lighting conditions can affect how well the camera can detect the colored light on the controller. There may be too much direct light either behind or above the player.
Q: How do I control the onscreen cursor if the camera is having trouble seeing the light on the controller?
A: Transform the controller to classic controller mode, and move the onscreen cursor with the thumbstick. The entire game can be played this way.