Dog Breeds That Get Along with Cats

Dogs and cats can become best friends or at least coexist peacefully. The breed of the dog plays a significant role.

Busting Myths

Certain breed groups, like the Toy and Sporting groups, are more likely to get along with cats due to their sociable nature.

Understanding Breed Groups

Terriers, Sighthounds, and Herding breeds may have instincts that make cohabitation with cats challenging, but it's not impossible.

Terriers, Sighthounds, and Herding Breeds

Most dog breeds can live peacefully with a cat if they are socialized as puppies and trained to leave the cat alone.

Training and Socialization

Basset Hounds are loyal, patient, and low-key. Their mild-mannered attitude makes them friendly and tolerant of other animals.

Basset Hounds

Golden Retrievers are known for their playful personalities. Their adaptable and outgoing nature makes them potentially great cat companions.

Golden Retrievers

Pugs are small but tough, with a lot of personality and love for attention. They can keep good company with cats when owners are away.


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