Pet Poses: Take The Best Photos With 30+ CC Links

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Use these cute pet poses for the best animal photos around!

Pet Poses

With the prevalence of digital cameras thanks to mobile phones, people can take photos pretty much anywhere, anytime. Pets are a common subject of these photos, and may even be the most popular thing to photograph nowadays! In fact, if you have the Cats and Dogs Expansion and click on any pet, one of the options you’ll get is “Simstagram Pet” which allows your sim to snap a pic and upload it to The Sims 4’s version of the popular social media website. It just goes to show you that pet photography it a common human experience.

On the downside though, options to photograph pets in the game aren’t great. When you try to Simtagram a pet you’re limited to whatever pose they’re in and angle your sim is at, which makes it difficult to get a good photo. Luckily we can take advantage of poses just like we can do with human sims, and use the regular “Take Photo” option from your sim’s phone to get a better shot. Now we just need to install some poses to use!

Simtagram-Worthy Pet Poses

Today we’ve gathered a collection of 30+ pet poses for cats, dogs, horses and their sims. Use them for screenshot stories or make them beloved family photos to hang in your sims’ homes!

More on SNOOTYSIMS: There are a lot of ways your sim can have a “pet” outside of cats & dogs, in-game and by way of custom content!

How to Get a Pet

Pup Cone – Pose Pack

Pup Cone - Pose Pack

Your sims can share their favorite summer treat with their favorite four-legged friend with this really cute pose pack. It’s got poses for small & large dogs so nobody gets left out!

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Small Dog Training Poses

Small Dog Training Poses

Teach a small dog new tricks by way of this useful pose pack.

Click here to download!

Family Polaroids Posepack

Family Polaroids Posepack

Don’t leave your little dog out of the family photo! Two grown sims and a toddler get to join them in these sweet group portraits.

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Small Dog & Owner Pose Pack

Small Dog & Owner Pose Pack

Small dogs & their favorite sim are the focus of these poses, with 5 different ones to pick from.

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Even If I Give You My Life Pose Pack

Even If I Give Yo My Life Pose Pack

You’ll find a half-dozen precious poses between a grown sim and their large dog in this misleadingly-titled pose pack.

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A Jog With A Dog – Poses

A Jog With A Dog - Poses

An active (or not-so-active) sim can take their favorite furry companion along on their jogging routine by way of this fun pose pack.

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Service Dog Posepack

Service Dog Posepack

Disabled sims can make use of service animals to assist them, and/or keep a dog as a pet. Either way, these poses help portray the experience.

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Family Pose Pack #3

Family Pose Pack #3

This pack has an assortment of simple sim and dog poses intended for a nice family photo, but they’re also neutral enough for use in a myriad of other situations.

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Big Dawg, Smol Friend Posepack

Big Dawg, Smol Friend

Creator Schleepy took an item from the Werewolves Game Pack and used it to make this adorable set of poses for a large Dog and their favorite little toy. It’s giving big Dogmeat energy!

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Labrador Conformation Pose Pack

Labrador Conformation Pose Pack

You get 5 poses for larger dogs and a couple of sim poses to go with them meant for use when showing a large dog. A lot of them also make good neutral poses so they’re pretty versatile.

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My First Friend Pose Pack

My First Friend Pose Pack

With the exception of siblings, a family pet is likely the first friend a young sim will ever truly make. These great poses display the friendship between a Child and their pet and offer something for Cats and Dogs.

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Infant Insanity – Kitty Kat Pose Pack

Infant Insanity - Kitty Kat

Seeing a little one bond with a pet is a truly special moment, and this pose pack goes all they way back with 20 poses shared between an adult cat and Infant sim. They’re totally adorable and many can be used as solos poses too!

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I Love My Cat [Pose Pack]

I Love My Cat Pose Pack

This is a sweet pose pack showing off the different personalities of cats and the kind of experiences you have when living with them. It features a combination of options for both cats & sims young & old.

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Feline Friend Poses

Feline Friend Poses

Capture some simple portraits of a sim and their semi-cooperative cat by way of this pose set.

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Fluffy Feud Posepack

Fluffy Feud Posepack

This is a great set of expressive poses between a reluctant sim and their determined cat friend, and perfect for capturing the cliche that cats always seem to fixate on those who dislike them.

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Cat Travels

Cat Travels

A femme-framed sim and their feline travel companion are the purrfect pair for this 4-pack of poses, but they also work without the cat if your sim is flying solo.

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Posing With A Cat Pose Pack

Posing With A Cat Pose Pack

If your sim and their kitty cat are super close these are great poses to use with them. Both sim and cat are very expressive and you can see that they have quite a bond!

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Assorted Kittens Poses

Assorted Kittens Poses

13 expressive kitten poses for all the ways your bitty kitties explore the world. It’s such a popular pose pack that creator Herecirm has made an adult cat version of them as well!

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Cat PosePack

Cat PosePack

Does your cat live a spoiled life of leisure? Use these poses to get the ‘grammable pics!

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Cat Poses

Cat Poses

25 cat poses that capture a range of vibes and emotions, including the sillier and less flattering ones. Cats like to pretend they never mess up or get embarrassed, but if you’ve ever had one you know the truth and that these poses are entirely accurate.

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Cat Lovers

Cat Lovers

A super-cute pose pack with two cats loving and snuggling on one another. They’re an adorable way to capture photos of your bonded pair and guaranteed to go viral!

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Little Friends Posepack

Little Friends Posepack

This is a sweet collection of poses focusing mainly on a Child sim and their Foal companion. You can tell just by looking at them that the two will be friends for life.

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Riding A Horse

Riding A Horse

Here’s a group of 9 poses capturing some great moments between and adult and/or Child sim and their horse. It looks liek they’re having a great time!

Click here to download!

Show Jumping Pose Pack

Show Jumping Pose Pack

Make use of these poses as intended for show jumping or use them as action shots for stories!

Click here to download!

Halter Pose Pack

Halter Pose Pack

This versatile pose pack allows you to mix and match the sim and horse poses for several expressions while leading the horse around. It’s a great pose for storytelling if you want to take progressive shots or pictures of the same action several times but don’t want them all looking identical.

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Horse Riding Lessons Poses

Horse Riding Lessons Poses

If it’s your sim’s first time riding a horse of course they’re going to bring someone with them and of course that companion will take pictures of either a successful experience or a hilarious embarrassment and of course upload it to the group chat later. Here’s the pose pack for them!

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Cam’s Pose Pack Volume 1

cam's pose pack volume 1

If your horse is more of the fiery type this pose pack properly captures their personality.

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Liberty Pose Pack

Liberty Pose Pack

If your horse is the type that likes to show off a little, this is the perfect pose pack for them.

Click here to download!

Standing Poses

Standing Poses

9 basic standing poses for horses. If you love horses be sure to check out the rest of this simmer’s content because it’s their area of expertise!

Click here to download!

Horses And Dogs

Horses and Dogs

Horses and dogs are both capable of having big personalities so it makes sense that they would get along. This pack has 4 poses or the two species hanging out together.

Click here to download!

Barn Cats Poses

Barn Cats Poses

For sims with large farms, barn cats can be a helpful companion to protect the other animals. This pose pack has 11 poses including a couple between an adult cat and a horse, and the kitten poses are all really cute!

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Neigh I Say Pet Poses

Neigh I Say Pet Poses

This pose pack has a little something for every pet, with horse poses for single animals, pairs, as well as one pose each with a cat and large dog.

Click here to download!

Closing Thoughts

Now it’s time to get out there and start snapping those pictures! Upload them on Simstagram and prepare for the wave of follows to come, and follow us on the real thing for more great Sims 4 content. What poses will you be using the most? Let us know in the comments, and happy simming!


Your Author: Hi! I'm Nicole

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I've been playing The Sims since the first game launched way back in 2000 and have been using CC for over 20 years. As a creative person with an interest in design, The Sims games have always been a great outlet for me whether I'm creating a cool sim, trying a new build style, or dabbling in CC making. The Sims really is a wonderful medium for all sorts of creative outlets and I'm happy to share my enthusiasm with other like-minded players!

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