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My Virtual Pet Shop Tips & Cheats: 4 Hints for Running Your Pet Shop

Casual gaming giant Tapps has another game you might want to check out, and it’s called My Virtual Pet Shop. This iOS and Android game allows you to build your own pet store and take care of the animals in your store, while dealing with various customers. That would include playing with the animals and feeding them, washing them, grooming them, and even dressing them up to keep them happy. You’ll earn coins at the end of each in-game day, unlock new items, and use those coins to make your shop better. And when it comes to mechanics, it’s going to be all about mini-games, mini-games, and more mini-games.

Running a pet shop smoothly can be a tall order for those who are just starting out with it. But we’ve got some My Virtual Pet Shop tips and cheats for you that could make running your pet shop easier, if not a complete breeze while you’re just learning the game.

1. It’s All About Mini-Games

There are several mini-games in My Virtual Pet Shop that you would need to play to “add even more fun,” though you may, at first, find them to be annoying. These mini-games allow you to wash dirty pets, dress them up, and tap the fleas, among others, and when playing them, you’ll need to use a bit of strategy. Begin a new mini-game the moment after placing one animal in a station – this would save you a lot of time, and help you avoid getting penalized. Starting a mini-game while another animal is currently waiting can get you into a lot of trouble, so you can buy more time by keeping them busy with candies and other treats. Just don’t use them too much as they could cost you in-game money.

2. Keep Your Pets In A Good Mood

If you want your pet shop to earn more money, your pets have to be in a good mood before they’re returned to their owners. A pet’s mood would sour if it takes you a while to get them from one place to another, and if their mood is at their lowest, then you will not be paid a single cent. Again, use your treats and candies to keep them in a good mood; be sure you’ve already got some of them handy, and don’t overspend on them as they could carry a bit of a premium. Unused treats and candies carry over to the next day, so you don’t need to use them if not necessary.

3. How To Earn More In-Game Currency

Coins and stars are the currencies in My Virtual Pet Shop, with the former being the main currency and the latter being the premium currency. As we explained, doing your job right and keeping your pets’ mood healthy earns you more coins, which you can then use to buy upgrades or other resources. Stars are earned by completing objectives, but other than that, you need to make an in-app purchase with real money.

4. Don’t Use Your Stars To Speed Up Wait Time

That said, you should refrain from using stars to expedite the wait time; you can set the time forward and do the time lapse cheat in order to do this, but as stars are the premium currency, they should ideally not be used to speed things up when waiting would otherwise suffice.