Canine Capers


Canine Capers is a cute and fun board game in a mint tin. You play as a determined dog who is investigating their neighbourhood, sniffing out clues and to solve the imagined capers going on in their little country village. Work together to reach clues in time and secure them at Canine P.D. to earn points and solve the caper of the day.
You can give and take clues between dogs, and utilise the sly foxes on the board to help you retrieve more valuable clues that have been pilfered by sneaky cats. Use your Special Actions to jump to home, move clues on the board, enhance your clues, move diagonally and even send clues back to the resource pool in order to extend your playing time.
1-4 players, 30-45 minutes & Cooperative



As the Playful Pets games are still in production any order containing the box of 3 games or either the Feline Felonies or Canine Capers mint tin games will add an extra month to the delivery time, thank you for your patience.

There are three games in the Playful Pets: Cats & Dogs series, the others are Feline Felonies – which is also available as a mint tin game – and Animal Alliance which can be purchased along with the other two as three games in one box. All three games are quick to learn and the similarities between them make it easy to switch to the other games in the box without a lot more to take in. Their differences, both in theme and gameplay, make each game stand out as fun and unique from the others.

These games are hand crafted from my home office with only the printing and dice being outsourced. The game boards, boxes, inserts, resin playing pieces, etc are all put together by hand. As these games are hand crafted – and not lab tested – the age range on the box says 14+. Many of the games’ reviewers have put their suggested age range at 8+ and 10+.

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What’s in the tin?
2 dice
25 clue tokens
4 dog player pieces
4 home tokens
6 board cards
2 magnet connectors
4 action cards
1 toy chest card
1 rulebook

Game Type
As standard this game comes with playing pieces in white, grey, orange and black. If you choose the ‘With Extra Colours’ option you will receive these 4, plus an extra 4 colours to play as. This does not increase the player count, it just gives you more choice when choosing your player colour.

Shrink Wrap
In the interest of reducing plastic waste copies of Canine Capers will arrive in bubble wrap but without shrink wrap as standard, if you are intending to give a game as a gift or require shrink wrapped games for any other purpose you can opt in to shrink wrap at no additional cost by choosing the ‘With Shrink Wrap’ option when purchasing your game.

This game contains low strength magnets that are used to connect the game board together.

The colours of product images online may differ from the products you receive due to variations in electronic screen settings (computer/laptop/tablet/smartphones).


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