The Most Awesome Video Game Dog Companions

Just like cats, man's best friend is a returning character in every genre. We've selected those video game dogs—from games both old and new—which are usually portrayed as companions; sidekicks who can both help us with minor tasks and save our asses in difficult situations.


Rush (Mega Man series)

The Most Awesome Video Game Dog Companions

Angelo (Final Fantasy VIII)

The Most Awesome Video Game Dog Companions

The Not-So-Awesome Dog in Duck Hunt

The Most Awesome Video Game Dog Companions

K.K. Slider (Animal Crossing series)

The Most Awesome Video Game Dog Companions

Dogmeat (Fallout 1-3)

The Most Awesome Video Game Dog Companions

Bladewolf (Metal Gear Rising)

The Most Awesome Video Game Dog Companions

Sam (Sam & Max)

The Most Awesome Video Game Dog Companions

Poppy (Samurai Shodown series)

The Most Awesome Video Game Dog Companions

Boney (Mother 3)

The Most Awesome Video Game Dog Companions

Our Dog in Fable II and III

The Most Awesome Video Game Dog Companions

Which other dog companion would you choose as the coolest? You should post your picks with visual support in the comments below.

sources: lucasta's fanart on Deviantart, Metal Gear Wiki, FF Wiki, TASVideos, CuteFloor's LP, NintyWorld, Fallout Wiki, gametrax, batman9502's LP, TehVGG's LP