Sims 3 Pets Traits

In The Sims 3 Pets there are now traits for pets allowing them to have their own personalities and identities – pets have three traits. There’s a whole town full of them in Appaloosa Plains!

In The Sims 3 Pets pets also do not have lifetime wishes.


Dog, Cat and Horse Traits in Sims 3 Pets



Adventurous pets are very curious and love to explore in The Sims 3 Pets.


Aggressive pets aren’t inherently mean, they usually just have a bad attitude when interacting with other pets. A bad attitude that usually leads to fights that is.


Agile horses are nimble, strong and love to jump in The Sims 3 Pets. They make awesome show jumping competitors, but get bored if the don’t stay active.


Brave horses have an extra helping of courage to help them deal with the chaos of sprinklers, fireworks, burglar alarms and other terror-inducing everyday objects in The Sims 3 Pets.


Clueless pets tend to forget what they’re doing and are easily distracted in The Sims 3 Pets. They don’t learn skills and traits too quickly, but they do get along well with absent minded sims.


Whether destroying furniture or digging holes in the yard, destructive pets are sure to cause chaos wherever they are in The Sims 3 Pets!


Fast horses are the speed demons of the animal kingdom in The Sims 3 Pets. They love to gallop and have a natural talent for racing, but they need plenty of exercise to stay satisfied.


Pets with the friendly trait not only get along better with other pets, but they’ll usually have better relationships with sims as well.


Genius pets are always thinking on their paws (or hooves) in The Sims 3 Pets. They learn new skills & traits quickly and get along well with other genius pets and sims.

Hates Jumpin

Some horses prefer to have their hooves on the ground. When a horse hates jumping, it will refuse to jump more often and do worse at show jumping and cross-country competitions. It may even take anger out on your new shiny training obstacles!


Pets with the hunter trait are excellent at stalking and catching prey in The Sims 3 Pets.


Hydrophobic dogs have a natural aversion for anything that relates to water in The Sims 3 Pets. When in the water, they are definitely not happy.


Hyper pets are super active and never like staying in one place in The Sims 3 Pets. They are able to build energy much more quickly and have a slower energy decay.


Independent pets not only prefer to be on their own, but have more fun when playing on their own than in big groups or other social situations.


Lazy pets just love to lie down or stay in one place as they get tired easily in The Sims 3 Pets.

Likes Swimming

Contrary to popular belief, not all breeds of dogs like to swim in The Sims 3 Pets. However, when given this trait, dogs just can’t enough satisfaction from taking a dip!


“A Dog is a Sim’s best friend” is a saying that certainly holds true in The Sims 3 Pets! Loyal dogs love spending time and interacting with their sims, and even seem to learn skills faster than other dogs.


Neat pets are naturally clean and love to be bathed in The Sims 3 Pets.


Nervous horses see danger everywhere and can be startled by the most insignificant things in The Sims 3 Pets. They tend to get along well with neurotic sims who have the same problem.


Noisy pets are very vocal and provide a special accompaniment when sims are playing instruments in The Sims 3 Pets.

Non Destructive

Non destructive pets are very gentle, and never destroy furniture or dig holes in the yard in The Sims 3 Pets.


Obedient horses are more willing to do what a sim wants than other horses. They’ll usually go along with a sims wishes, even if they don’t know that sim very well.


Ornery horses are stubborn and don’t deal well with other sims. In The Sims 3 Pets they don’t like to be approached by sims they don’t know – or even sims they do know, for that matter.


Piggy pets are voracious eaters who don’t mind munching garbage or drinking from the toilet.


Playful pets always want to have fun and have a happy-go-lucky attitude in The Sims 3 Pets.


Proud pets think they’re better than others and make their own image a top priority; they can’t stand having low hygiene.


Quiet pets do not make much noise in The Sims 3 Pets.


Pets with the shy trait prefer and are happiest when around their sim. Being around other pets and sims makes them nervous.


Skittish pets have a nervous disposition and are easily startled in The Sims 3 Pets.


Untrained horses aren’t accustomed to having saddles and sims on their backs. They need to spend some time being saddled and ridden by a trusted sim to accept any rider.


Sim Traits in Sims 3 Pets

There are four new sims traits in The Sims 3 Pets all based on animals, of course! As expected, there are no new careers for sims.


The four new Sims 3 Pets Sim Traits are:

Animal Lover

Sims who love animals love all members of the animal kingdom in The Sims 3 Pets and get special benefits when interacting with pets.

Loves Cats

Sims with this trait likes cats and are happier when they are surrounded by many cats.

Dog Lover

The sims loving dogs have a special relationship with their dogs in The Sims 3 Pets.


The sims love riding horses and they make their own good. The mutual affection equine allows these sims to have a natural gift for handling and training horses.


Sims 3 Pets Tiger Dog