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New game first dog keeps forgetting its name

Hi we have nintendogs in other series and have no problem. We just brought lab and friends and each time we start with a new puppy after 10 minutes the puppy has forgotten its name, we are constantly calling its name and doing everything it says but it keeps saying you need to rename it. 2 other friends also brought the same game from the same batch at Big w australia and are having the same problem.

One friend said hers did that continously then told her the dog has died. I didnt know a dog could die on nintendogs ? Any advice ??

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  • theritchies Dec 25, 2008

    we are having the same problem. there seems to be icons missing as well. very frustrating on xmas day.

  • mandy879 Dec 25, 2008

    Exactly the same prob with no icons and keeps forgetting its name

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    same problem, its not the mic because the dog hears and responds. The game just wont advance any further, the dog forgets it name & you have to start again -we also bought ours at Big W Australia

  • heatherherre Dec 27, 2008

    ARRGGG!!!!! We have the same problem and we bought 2 different nintendogs for my daughters. We keep teaching them their names and they keep forgetting and it has been 2 WHOLE DAYS!!!!

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    I have been constantly tring to make my dog memorise it. But it isnt happening.

    Also whilst im trying to do this it says my dog is hungry and thirsty. But the menu doesnt come up the the opportunity t feed it ! HELP!

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    My first puppy keeps forgeting his name,so I can't do anything!

  • Blondie8349 Jan 15, 2009

    I have chihuahua and friends and i can voice and text name fine. then when the dog has to get used to it by calling it it comes but then it says the puppy has forgottin its name. i don't understand it, whats wrong? my puppy is responding to its name just fine. any help? is there something rong with the actual game?

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    Hi I was logging into my new dogs game when I was naming my puppy it said that I had too keep repeating her name so she can get used to it but after half an hour she still was forgetting and she responded to it perfectly I mean almost every time accept once pleeeeeaase help me!!


  • rebecca Jun 14, 2013

    the dog died my dogs have lived 7 year an not one has died



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Dogs can't die on Nintendogs.
And for your problem, perhaps you should speak alittle louder and clearer. If that doesn't work it could be a flaw in the game card.

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