Just in case you wanted to get one step closer to actually owning a dog, and felt that the Nintendogs game
wasn't close enough, Tomy has come out with a series of plush toy dogs. They come in two basic types, a Trick Trainer Pup (£10, or $19), which can be used to perform tricks by waving a special magnetic Nintendogs bone in front of them, and the Interactive Play Pups (£25, or $48), which will wag their tails and bark playfully when you pet them. We're still not sure why people who need this level of interaction don't just buy a real dog. But real dogs chew up our gadgets strewn across the house -- these probably don't.
[Via DS Fanboy