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Here are the 10 breeds of adorable dog that get on best with cats - including the sociable Labrador Retriever

The Scotsman logo The Scotsman 3 days ago David Hepburn

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

a dog that is lying down and looking at the camera © The two most popular pets in Britain don't always have to fight like cat and dog.

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.

a cat sitting next to a dog © Bassett Hounds are loyal, patient, and very tolerant of other humans and animals. A combination of t...

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.

a cat lying on a bed © Pugs are incredibly loving to pretty much anybody they meet - human or feline. They hate being left ...

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.

a dog sitting in the grass © Enthusiastic and outgoing, the Labrador Retriever is one of the friendliest breeds you can meet. The...

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

a dog lying on the ground © An adult Papillon is around the same size as a cat, which is perhaps one reason they seem to have a ...

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© Another breed of dog close to cat-sized, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel can make firm friends wit...

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