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10 Dog Breeds That Get Along With Cats

Dogs and cats may not get along naturally, but that doesn't mean it's impossible for them to coexist peacefully. There are a few things on the canine side to think about when pairing these companions in the home.

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If the dog is properly socialized and trained, almost any breed of dog will get along fine with cats, and this is particularly true if the puppies of both species are raised together from an early age.


The patience and composure of Basset Hounds make them an excellent choice for households with feline companions. That correlates to being friendly and tolerant toward other animals, if we're talking about them. 

Basset Hound

Because beagles have such a cheerful and affectionate outlook on life, they frequently regard cats as nothing more than another member of the group, or in this context, the household. 


Bulldogs are one of the most tolerant members of the animal kingdom because they demonstrate affection and respect for all different kinds of animals. 


This variety of cat is well-known for its reciprocal affection. Cavaliers are about the same height as the typical housecat, so they are adaptable and can thrive in a variety of environments. 

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Collies may have a herding instinct, but that doesn't stop them from making great household pets. One, they adore children, and that affection usually spreads to other family members as well, including pets. 


A Golden Retriever can seemingly do anything. One of the most common dog types in the United States, their popularity stems from the fact that they make excellent companions and even extend to how they interact with children and other pets.

Golden Retriever

It's no secret that Americans adore Labrador retrievers. This breed is ideal for living with people and other pets because of its generous nature and friendly demeanor. 

Labrador Retriever

The little butterfly of France is about the height of a house cat, but what it lacks in stature it more than makes up for in spirit and optimism. 


Your finicky cat will have a hard time saying no to these adorable critters. Pugs have big hearts and big personalities, but they also need lots of care. 


Poodles are incredibly intelligent and calm when they're at home. This means they won't cause too much drama at home and will prefer peaceful coexistence with your pet. 


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