The two most popular pets in Britain don't always have to fight like cat and dog.

Here are the 10 breeds of loving and relaxed dog that get on well with cats

They may be traditionally considered the ultimate in enemies but some breeds of dog are willing to tolerate – or even actively enjoy the company of – feline housemates.

Tuesday, 19th October 2021, 10:11 am

Dog ownership soared by nearly eight per cent last year according to the Kennel Club, as lockdown meant people felt more able to open their house up to a new puppy.

There seems to be now letting up in the popularity of pups, as prices continue to rise as demand outstrips supply.

There are a huge 221 breeds of dog to choose from so it’s best to do your homework before picking your perfect four-legged friend.

Depending on your lifestyle and home you may be best opting for a large dog, family-friendly dog, or crossbreed.

While society sometimes seems to be split between ‘cat people’ and ‘dog people’, there’s actually no reason you can’t be both – as long as you choose the right breed.

So, if you already have a cat and would like to add a dog to your family, you’re in the right place.

Here are 10 of the breeds that tend to get along with cats, according to the American Kennel Club.

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