This DnD 5E Critter Friend Feat is available in the Unearthed Arcana 39 – Feats for Races. This feat’s Prerequisite is Gnome (forest).

In this “critter friend” feat, your relationship with animals can magically deepen. These are just a few of the benefits you can enjoy:

  • You can attain proficiency in the skill of animal handling with this dnd5e feat. However if you’re already proficient in this skill, then your proficiency bonus will has been doubled for any check that you do with it.
  • You can also learn the 5e speak with animal spell. It can be used at will, without having to expend the spell slot. The animal friendship spell can be learned, and you can cast it once using this feat without spending the spell slot. It is possible to regain the ability to cast it this way after you have finished a long rest. Wisdom is your ability to cast these spells.