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Baby Born- Train Andy review. 

​​Pops, although wary at times (which is good, especially with strange ones) has always loved dogs! 

Unfortunately we can’t get a dog as we rent and the dogs in our family are all pretty old and not fans of being pestered by energetic toddlers! This has resulted in pops befriending a little dog statue that we have in our garden which is adorable, but not practical. 

When zapf creation sent us the Train Andy to review I knew it would be a hit with pops, she loves taking out food and water for her statue dog and talking to him like he’s real so being able to have her very own dog INDOORS was amazing for her.

Train Andy (ours is called DOG) is a sandy coloured dog and he comes with A pink remote (for commands) and a little bone that you can feed him (he poops it too) unlike the learn to walk  (add link) the train andy comes with batteries included  (although they recommend changing them for best results) 


Switch both the dog and the remote on and you’re instantly greeted by Andy (dog) barking. It took me a lot of time and clicking before I thought to read the instructions and if I’m being honest they leave a lot to the imagination. 6 images showing what Dog can do but not actually how to do it.

I really would recommend changing the batteries because I tried to get away without doing it and the dog was really unresponsive and would only bark which was frustrating pops and myself, once I popped new batteries in each it was such a breeze to use!

We live on a road that is full of dog poo so I can’t wait to see pops reaction when dog  (andy) poos out his bone, I always tell her how important it is to clean up after your pets and being able to let her get the experience but none of the mess is great. 

 Whether you have a dog or not this will be an amazing gift, after changing the batteries it was really simple to use but 1remember dogs are NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS 🙂

Are you a dog person?  Let us know in the comments below.

Until the next post,

Are and Pops. 

We were sent our andy for the purpose of this post but all opinions are our own. 

44 thoughts on “Baby Born- Train Andy review. 

  1. I cant have dogs of my own but love this little beauty
    I d love to see the reaction to Andy “pooing “out his bone
    Id love Andy as much as my nephew would -perfect companion

  2. I love that even from a young age it engages children and shows the responsibilities of having a dog as well as the fun

  3. Like how he Andy poops the bone and follows commands and my daughter would be tickle pink with the remote she can’t leave mine alone and it pink

  4. Aww so cute, My daughter Heidi loves dogs,
    I really like that the dog comes with a remote which makes it look very realistic

  5. Oh I love everything about this! I love that you can feed the dog a bone and he poops it out, teaching them to look after the pet in more than one way.
    We have two GSD’s who my Son helps with, feeding etc but not cleaning of poop. Though he does know to come and tell me right away for me to clean up.

  6. We have a dog called Jess a boxer, English bulldog cross. The kids constantly bug her wanting to play even when she doesn’t so think this toy would be great just to give the poor girl a break. I also laughed to myself when I read that it was called ‘Train Andy’. That’s my fiance’s name and he definitely needs house breaking too lol.

  7. I love the fact you can feed him a little bone, that’s so cool and my daughter would love the fact he can poop it out haha 🙂

  8. I love this dog and I know that my little granddaughter would love him too. How lovely that you can feed him with a bone!

  9. What I love best is that it allows a child to have a pet, when their situation doesn’t allow for a real dog! My nephew would be so excited to finally have a puppy💕 Merry Christmas everyone🎄

  10. I love that you can feed him and clean up after him like a real dog. Slightly more true to life than other versions

  11. This is such a lovely toy! I love that you can feed him, and that he poops! He also seems able to follow other commands too. My daughter would love him.

  12. It looks greatf for my niece- she is too young to care for a real dog yet although she is desperate to have one. this will give her a little experience ! I love the fact you can give it a bone!!

  13. We have a completely dog-crazy 3 yr old who would really enjoy the responsibility of teaching this little doggy things and the fact that it can poo would be top of her list of brilliant things about it. Every day on our walks to preschool she has to point out (in a very dramatic fashion!) various ‘deposits’ and complains like mad about it being where she walks. Not to mention dog wee! Which we have to jump over! 🙂

  14. We really are dog people. We’ve an almost 2 year old chihuahua / jack Russell cross. He’s crazy but very loving.

  15. My daughter and her husband have a pet cat, and although the cat is really good-natured, and puts up with quite a lot of attention from my toddler granddaughter, when the cat has had enough of being petted she walks away and goes outside. My granddaughter would love a “pet” that she can fuss with as much as she likes without the pet getting fed up!

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