From a dog who will rip out a man's throat at your command, to a self-sacrificing horse, to a dinosaur that can literally swallow your enemies whole, here's a list that shows not only the greatest domesticated animals in video game history, but how integral and important they are to all of gaming in general.
Pets are truly part of the family, and that's even true for the guys in your favorite video games! We've compiled the names of some of the best virtual pets and video game animals around to thank them for their help in defeating out (gaming) enemies. Here are the pets that deserve a spot in the video game hall of fame. Collection Photo: Nintendo