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Discount Shopping Guide for Nintendogs
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by: LShock of monsterrancher.com

This guide works with all 3 JP game versions:
Nintendogs: Chihuahua & Friends
Nintendogs: Dachshund & Friends
Nintendogs: Shiba & Friends

all 5 NA game versions:
Nintendogs: Labrador & Friends
Nintendogs: Chihuahua & Friends
Nintendogs: Dachshund & Friends
Nintendogs: Dalmation & Friends
Nintendogs: Best Friends

and, all 3 PAL game versions:
Nintendogs: Labrador & Friends
Nintendogs: Chihuahua & Friends
Nintendogs: Dachshund & Friends

Version 1.8
Copyright LShock 2006
monster_rancher_metropolis (at) hotmail.com

This guide is created exclusively for us by GameFAQs.com.
No other use without written permission by the author.


+++++++++++++++++++++++ Discount Shoppers Save! +++++++++++++++++++++++

The discount shops you visit while walking your pups offer a variety of items,
at prices lower than the regular item store. They also randomly offer items
that are not available at all at the regular store.

Shopping for the lowest price can save you a lot of money over time;
especially on food, water, and shampoo -items you use regularly (I hope!).


------- North American & PAL Version Items & Prices, in Dollars -------

*Biscuits: .10, .20, .30, .40, .50

*Jerky: .20, .30, .40

Water: .30, .40, .50

Milk: .50, .60, .70, .80, .90

Dry Food: .70, .90, 1.00, 1.20, 1.30

**Dog Food Can: 1.50, 1.80, 2.10, 2.40, 2.70

***Natural Dog Food Bag: 2.50, 3.00, 3.50, 4.00, 4.50

Shampoo (short hair): .60, .70, .80, .90, 1.00, 1.10

Shampoo (long hair): .90, 1.00, 1.10, 1.20, 1.40, 1.60

Rubber Brush (short hair): 15.00, 18.00, 21.00, 24.00, 27.00

Wire Brush (long hair): 20.00, 24.00, 28.00, 32.00, 36.00

Disc, red: 3.00, 3.60, 4.20, 4.80, 5.40

Disc, blue: 3.00, 3.60, 4.20, 4.80, 5.40

Leather Collar, red: 5.00, 6.00, 7.00, 8.00, 9.00

Leather Collar, black: 5.00, 6.00, 7.00, 8.00, 9.00

Red Ribbon: 3.00, 3.60, 4.20, 4.80, 5.40

Yellow Ribbon: 3.00, 3.60, 4.20, 4.80, 5.40

**Balloon: .10, .20, .30, .40, .50

****Talking Bird: 20.00, 24.00, 28.00, 32.00, 36.00

**Piano: 80, 100, 120, 140, 160, 180

**Jump Rope: 5.00, 6.00, 7.00, 8.00, 9.00

****Windup Toy: 15.00, 18.00, 21.00, 24.00 27.00

**Pull Rope: 4.00, 4.80, 5.60, 6.40, 7.20


------------- Japanese Version Items & Prices, in Yen -------------

**Biscuits: 50, 60, 70, 80, 90

**Jerky: 100, 140, 120, 160, 180

Water: 120, 150, 170, 200, 220

*Milk: 250, 300, 350, 400, 450

Dry Food: 370, 450, 520, 600, 670

*Wet Food: 750, 900, 1050, 1200, 1350

***Additive-Free Food: 1250, 1500, 1750, 2000, 2250

Shampoo (short hair): 300, 360, 420, 480, 540

Shampoo (long hair): 400, 480, 560, 640, 720

Rubber Brush (short hair): 7500, 9000, 10500, 12000, 13500 

Slicker Brush (long hair): 10000, 12000, 14000, 16000, 18000

Disc, red: 1500, 1800, 2100, 2400, 2700

Disc, blue: 1500, 1800, 2100, 2400, 2700

Leather Collar, red: 2500, 3000, 3500, 4000, 4500

Leather Collar, black: 2500, 3000, 3500, 4000, 4500

Ribbon, red: 1500, 1800, 2100,  2400, 2700

Ribbon, yellow: 1500, 1800, 2100, 2400, 2700

**Balloon: 50, 60, 70, 80, 90

****Chatty Futaba, 10,000, 12,000, 14,000, 16,000, 18,000

**Piano: 50,000, 60,000, 70,000, 80,000, 90,000

**Skipping Rope: 2500, 3000, 3500, 4000, 4500

****Spring Toy: 7500, 9000, 10500, 12000, 13500

**Tugging Rope: 2000, 2400, 2800, 3200, 3600

* Appears regularly after 300 breeder points are attained.
** Appears randomly after 300 breeder Points are attained.
*** Appears regularly after 10,000 breeder points are attained.
**** Appears randomly after 10,000 breeder points are attained.


++++ Notes ++++

Prices are random. If you see a deal, buy it!

There are two Discount shops, each can have different prices and different
random items even on the same walk with one dog. Every time you enter, the
prices and random items are reset.

I see the lowest prices on items about every three days or so. I walk
my two dogs twice every day each and stop by the discount shop at least
once on each walk. However, the pricing is random (you could just see high
prices for days on end!) and your experiences may vary. I try to keep 
at least 30 water and 30 bags/cans of food in my inventory when stocking up, 
so my pups can go for over a week without having to buy anything.

Also note that you can save money on shampoo by brushing your puppy.
It takes time, but you can get a pup from filthy to beautiful with a good
brushing session!

++++ Credits:
In the North American version, most prices were recorded by me while
I played. I would like to thank HoneyB for recording prices on many
of the items which appear at higher breeder levels. Thanks to Commodore75 
for providing prices for several items which appear at higher breed
levels, and info about the PAL version.

In the Japanese version, each price was personally recorded by me
while playing the game.

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Thanks to everyone on the GameFAQs boards for being so supportive!
Thanks to everyone at http://monsterrancher.com for their patience!
Thanks to Nintendo for making such great games!
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Nintendogs: Chihuahua & Friends
Nintendogs: Shiba & Friends
Nintendogs: Dachshund & Friends
Nintendogs: Labrador & Friends
-are all copyrighted & trademarked properties of Nintendo, Inc.

Version history:
1.0 Japanese version only guide first published: June 9, 2005
1.1 North American info added: August 25, 2005
1.2 Additional North American info added: August 30, 2005
1.3 Additional North American info added: September 13, 2005
1.4 Additional North American info added: September 29, 2005
1.5 Additional North American info added: October 19, 2005
1.6 Additional North American info added: November 23, 2005
1.7 Additional NA, PAL & JP info added: November 28, 2005
1.8 Additional NA, PAL & JP info added: December 10, 2006