Summary: I ordered and paid for this item. The seller knew on July 19, 2013 that they did not have it in stock; yet did not see fit to inform me til I inquired on July 31, 2013. I had a very disappointed little girl.
Summary: Bought this used thinking we could figure it out with online help. There is no actual online help, just reviews talking about how bad it is. We figured it out in about an hour with help from the manual, but it was really difficult for me to complete a task, much less my 7 year old. She was incapable of completing any of the tasks.
Summary: None of the kids or teens in the neighborhood could get this game to work with the Wii controllers. It was so bad that the game never got played. It may need to be played with the Wii Classic controller. I don't know.
Summary: My daughter really wants to play this game. It has the potential to be a great vet simulator. Unfortunately, the controls are awful. It's almost impossible to select an animal to treat from the waiting room to start. Then there are no instructions as to what to do when you have the animal in the exam room, so each step of the exam and treatment process are guesswork.
Summary: This was a gift for my 11 year old daughter. It is the worst WII game we have ever seen. The controls do not respond correctly and it is frustrating for both Kids and adults. I am shocked at how poorly it is done.
Summary: Navigating this game frustrated me. There were times when I knew what I wanted to do to try to treat the patient, and yet couldn't get the controller to zone in on the right area. I thought it might just be me (an adult), but my kids had the same problem. That said, the idea is wonderful, and IF someone could learn to navigate through, it would be a game that a child interested in vet science would probably like.
Summary: i'm an adult and had difficulty playing this game. i thought i was missing something, but i had no patience with this game. i was all geared up and excited to treat my first animal, the dog with the injured nose. except i couldn't figure out how to treat him! the game tells you nothing. no real hints, clues...nothing. the controls were too hard and non-intuitive. i kept putting cream on the dog's nose and hadn't the slightest clue what to do next.
Summary: I bought this for my 12 year-old since she loves animals. The animals were very cute, but the game itself is extremely frustrating. You have to have hands of steel to accurately select the required body areas, and to perform the services. Even feeding the animals was a bit of a challenge. After an hour of trying to play this game, she gave up, very frustrated and disappointed.
Summary: I recently played Pet Pals: Animal Doctor at my sister's house and I would say that I found it quite enjoyable, but I love animals and to me that is a key characteristic to liking this game. If you love animals or have kids that love animals then you will love this game. I mean you get operate on animals and save their lives. It is like operation 2008. Awesome.