Top 10 Cat-Friendly Dogs


Friendly beagles are most will get along with other animals, even cats, who they may see as pack members. 

Basset Hound

Bassets are scent hounds like beagles. They are slow-moving and won't frighten cats due to their small legs and heavy bodies.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

They're friendly lap dogs. Cavaliers are sweet. This breed is friendly with practically everyone, including cats. Small and delicate, they adjust.


Collies are more placid than other herding breeds and can avoid herding when it's inappropriate, such chasing the family cat. 

Golden Retriever

Golden retrievers are gentle dogs. It is polite to cats too. Golden retrievers are affectionate, versatile, and outgoing. Most goldens are trainable and cat-friendly.


Standard, miniature, and toy poodles exist. Toy poodles are similar in size to cats and often become close friends and playmates with them.


Maltese weighs less than seven pounds, making it comfortable among cats. A Maltese can sit on the couch and ignore most anything, including a cat.


Newfs are gentle giants. Newfies are peaceful and protective of family. They get along with everyone, including cats.


Pomeranians are lively toy dogs. So these fluffy little canines rarely threaten feline pals. They're friendly canines with modest energy who get along with cats.


Pugs are friendly, joyful dogs. Pugs rarely pursue cats, so they can live with them. They are social that cats can keep them company.