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Picked upload! Dog Play Poses for Large and Small Dogs

by PharaohHound Posted 26th Jul 2012 at 9:13 PM - Updated 25th Jul 2012 at 11:35 AM by PharaohHound
14 Comments / replies (Who?) - 2 Feedback Posts, 12 Thanks Posts
This download is a custom pose or animation. This means that you will need the Pose Player or Animation Player mod by cmomoney installed in order to use the download in your game.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
You will need Cmomoney's Pose Player version 5-1-12 or later in order for these to work!

Dog Play Pose Pack
Introducing my first pose upload! I decided to make a small set of playful poses for your large and small dogs. Most of them are built as pairs, but mixing and matching is possible. This set includes 12 poses (8 for large dogs and 4 for small dogs) and features a pose list.

Poses included
  • ad_PH_DogPlay_Bow1
  • ad_PH_DogPlay_Bow2
  • ad_PH_DogPlay_Run1
  • ad_PH_DogPlay_Run2
  • ad_PH_DogPlay_Rear1
  • ad_PH_DogPlay_Rear2
  • ad_PH_DogPlay_Wrestle1
  • ad_PH_DogPlay_Wrestle2
  • al_PH_DogPlay_Trot1
  • al_PH_DogPlay_Run3
  • al_PH_DogPlay_Bow3
  • al_PH_DogPlay_Bow4

The Wrestle1 pose (dog lying on its side) is designed to work with a dog with no long fur. For use with hairier dogs, granthes' One More Slot Please may be required to avoid clipping with the floor.

Additional credits
Thanks to cmo for making the amazing Pose Player, the very helpful Pose List Creator, and for helping me sort out some technical problems
Thanks to orangemittens for writing the wonderful pose-making tutorial which I learned from
Thanks to a for making the rigs and tools needed for making poses in Blender
Thanks to Inge for s3pe, which I used extensively whenever I screwed things up
Tags: #pose, #poses, #dog, #dogs, #little, #small, #large, #play, #chase, #run, #trot, #bow, #wrestle

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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PharaohHound_DogPlay_Poses.zip 98.0 KB 6,956 26th Jul 2012
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staff: moderator THANKS POST
#2 Old 26th Jul 2012 at 9:59 PM
Puppehs! <3 <3
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 27th Jul 2012 at 12:12 AM
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 27th Jul 2012 at 8:38 AM
Test Subject
#5 Old 27th Jul 2012 at 10:12 AM
You star
Ive been waiting for doggy poses for large dogs for ages

Thankyou :D
Test Subject
#6 Old 28th Jul 2012 at 3:04 AM
Thank you, this will make screenshots so much easier. Now I don't have to wait until they do something cute
Test Subject
#7 Old 28th Jul 2012 at 8:46 AM
Any way you could make one of them sitting down, and one of them lying down? I want these poses for my large & small dogs so I can put them in family portraits.
Crazy Cat Lady
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Original Poster
#8 Old 28th Jul 2012 at 11:49 AM
Thanks everyone for the great comments!

JaneGreenEyes, I don't take requests, but if I make another pose pack at some point I'll try to fit those in. Making poses is actually very possible to learn, if you want to try, this tutorial is how I learned to do it.
Test Subject
#9 Old 28th Jul 2012 at 9:15 PM
Thanks! I would love to make my own poses. ^_^
#10 Old 3rd Aug 2012 at 2:26 PM
So cute! A lot of them remind me of my dogs when they're playing, it's uncanny!
Test Subject
#11 Old 16th Aug 2012 at 1:12 AM
Thank you! I don't see a lot of dog poses around here and this are just adorable! Thanks again. They're super cute. ^-^
Test Subject
#12 Old 20th Apr 2013 at 11:26 PM
This set is so great! Thank you so much for creating and sharing it with us! Its not easy to get any sim pet to do what you want, when you want them to do it! LOL!
Test Subject
#13 Old 26th Apr 2013 at 11:00 AM
I love them! So realistic poses. Thanks ^^
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 26th Jan 2014 at 3:17 AM
nice this is awesome! thank you!
Test Subject
#15 Old 22nd Jul 2015 at 1:31 AM
HOW DO I USE IT? Please! I have downloaded SOOO many pose packs and I don't know how to make my dogs do it!!!!