How To Tame A Dog In Rdr2

But, first, the patting. Walk up to a (non-rabid) dog, hold L2/LT and press square/X to pat it as many times as you want.

How do you get a dog companion in Red Dead Redemption 2?

Over on Nexus Mods, the “Dog Companion” mod lets you go on all your rootin tootin adventures with a four-legged friend in tow. We know there are dogs already out there in the desert that you can pet (or hunt if youre a monster), however, its not the same as having a loyal doggo by your side.

The mods description rightly reads, “A cowboy without a horse is not a cowboy. But if you ever wondered how itd be to play RDR2 with a personal dog, this mod is for you”. At the time of writing, the “Dog Companion” mod has been downloaded nearly 4k times – which were expecting to rise.

After installing the mod for RDR2 on PC, simply walk up to a homestead, find a dog, and select the new “bonding” option. Yes, youve probably just stolen some poor prospectors dog, but hey, youre supposed to be an outlaw anyway.

More than just a cosmetic overhaul like weve seen in the likes of Resident Evil Villages NSFW Lady Dimitrescu mod, the dog mod has plenty going on. Arthur can tell his dog to sit and wait, or whistle and theyll come happily running over.

If your dog gets lost, you can jump on your horse and locate your new companion like you would with your missing hat. Best yet, the dog mod gives you a ferocious ally in battle, who can tear the throats out of other neer-do-wells.

We’ve noted before how modders are making Red Dead Redemption 2’s world more immersive, and having dogs you can be friends with goes a long way toward that goal.

Head over to Nexus Mods to download Dog Companion. You’ll also need AB’s ScripthookRDR2 installed, as well as an .asi loader. Once you’ve got all that set up, just copy DogCompanion.asi and the folder labeled DogCompanion to your Red Dead Redemption 2 folder. Ain’t no big thang t’all.

Dog Companion by Shtivi is exactly what it says it is, and more. You don’t just get a dog, you can have any dog in Red Dead Redemption 2. If you include the named pups Rufus and Cain, there are fifteen different kinds of dog that appear in Red Dead Redemption 2, and with Dog Companion installed, you can befriend any of them. The instructions are pretty simple: find a dog that you like and pat it, then select the new ‘bond’ prompt. After that, the hound will accompany you on your adventures from New Austin to Van Horn.

The mod adds a surprising number of dog-specific behaviours to Red Dead Redemption 2, giving you quite a few options while you have one with you. They’ll sit and wait for you if instructed, and if you enter a building, it’ll wait for you outside. They’ll help you out in fights, attacking any predators who get too close, or anyone you get into a melee brawl with.

One of the most heartbreaking things about Red Dead Redemption 2 isn’t the ending, it’s the fact that you get to look at so many great dogs and never, ever have one to call your own. That state of affairs is untenable, I daresay, and so now there’s a mod for the Western game that restores player and canine to their natural relationship.

Can you tame animals in Red Dead Redemption 2?

Red Dead Redemption 2 has more than 200 animals in it, and you can style your horse’s mane. … Not all animals are out to eat or be eaten, though. You can catch and tame wild horses, then increase your bond with the animal to turn it from a bucking bronco into a trusty steed.


Can you own a dog in Red Dead Redemption?

After installing the mod for RDR2 on PC, simply walk up to a homestead, find a dog, and select the new “bonding” option.