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"You should visit my island! Just hit the airport and tell 'em you want to go to Harv's Island. That's the name of my pad. Groovy, right?"
— Harvey, Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Artwork of Harvey
Species Gender
Dog Male
Birthday August 2nd Leo
Favorite saying "Those who never question don't know a thing."
Role Campground[nb 1]
Harv's Island[nb 2]
Main appearances

Other appearances
Name in other languages

Harvey, also shortened to Harv, is a dog in the Animal Crossing series. He first appears in the Welcome amiibo update to Animal Crossing: New Leaf, and he also appears in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. In the former, he appears in the campground, and in the latter, he resides on Harv's Island, where Photopia is located. His name is a pun on "RV" (short for "recreational vehicle"), which is the type of vehicle that shows up in his campground.



Artwork from Welcome amiibo.

Harvey is a brownish-beige spaniel, with his appearance resembling a hippie. He has brown hair, a black nose, a dark-brown tail, a brown crescent-shaped moustache, a red inner-mouth, half-closed eyes with brown eyelids, white scleras and large, round, black irises, and long and large brown wiggly ears with stripes (colors being yellowish-brown and brownish-yellow) and big yellow tips.


Harvey has a hippie-like personality, and his voice is similar to that of a lazy or smug villager.


In Welcome amiibo[edit]

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo, Harvey is found in the campground, sitting on a tree trunk and holding a cup of coffee. He stays outside all day, and all night. When the player talks to him, the player has the following options:

  • What is this place?- Harvey explains what the campground is.
  • What can I do here?- Harvey explains what the player can do.
  • Do you have Wi-Fi?- Harvey will scold about people being on their phones, but then will ask the player if they wish to invite characters from other locations to camp in the campgrounds.
  • Heya, Harv!- Harvey talks about pretty things that he has seen in the day. Talking to him a number of times while feeding birds will make him give the player beans, which the player can throw if equipped.

In New Horizons[edit]

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Harvey shows up on the player's island after the third villager moves in. He tells the player that he lives on his own island, Harv's Island, and invites them to visit anytime. Harv's Island has a free photography studio for the player to use anytime where they can decorate the rooms with their catalog furniture, invite villagers to also be in the pictures, and give them costumes. When the player invites villagers for the first time and heads back to their own island, he calls up the player to tell them that via the Nook Shopping catalog, they can order posters of any villagers they have invited to Photopia, whether the player used an amiibo card to invite the villager to the studio, or the villager lives on their island.

Beginning in the 2.0 Free Update, Harvey will work with Harriet to expand his island to have an open-air market.

In Pocket Camp[edit]

In Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, Harvey's Wood Cabin, a re-creation of his Harv's Island studio in New Horizons, was available to craft from July 14 - September 12, 2021. If the player crafts this and puts it in their campsite, Harvey will come visit.

Villager information[edit]

In New Horizons[edit]

Those who never question don't know a thing.


Birthday Gender Species
August 2 Leo Male Dog
Initial NookPhone  Default Phone Case (Yellow) NH Model.png  Yellow
Final NookPhone  Phone Case (Traditional 2 - Fabric 2) NH Model.png  Traditional 2 - Fabric 2
Happy Home Paradise traits
Umbrella Lemon Umbrella NH Icon.png Lemon umbrella
Hobby Nature
Book Nature Book NH Icon.png Gardening/Bug/Fish/Fossil

In Happy Home Paradise[edit]

Client's vision Vacation-Home Concept
Unlocked items

Card profiles[edit]

amiibo card[edit]

417 Harvey amiibo card NA.png

Card back

Amiibo Card Back.png

#417 Harvey - Series 5
Star sign: Leo
Birthday: August 2



  • In the Welcome amiibo update Nintendo Direct, Harvey is played by series director Hisashi Nogami.[1]
  • According to the Welcome amiibo update Nintendo Direct, Harvey owns 30 headbands and wears a different one every day.[2]
  • Harvey is established to have a crush on Harriet.
    • In Welcome amiibo, once the player has had Shampoodle built in their town, Harvey may mention that he has a crush on Harriet.
    • In the Welcome amiibo update Nintendo Direct, Harvey uses the newly-introduced amiibo Camera to create photos of Harriet.[3]
    • In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the two are shown to be close in the 2.0 update, where Harriet has a nickname she only allows Harvey to use.
  • Harvey shares his birthday with Vladimir.

Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese パニエル
From スパニエル supanieru (spaniel)

Korean 파니엘

Simplified Chinese 巴猎
Ba Lie

Traditional Chinese 巴獵

Russian Харви
From English name

Dutch Harvey Same as English name

German Harvey Same as English name

European Spanish Fauno -

European French Joe Play on his dog race: English Cocker Spaniel and Joe Cocker

Italian Fiorilio From fiore, "flower"


  1. In Welcome amiibo only
  2. In New Horizons only