14 Cat Breeds That Get Along With Dogs

Birman  Birman, also known as Myanmar, is a beautiful cat that was once kept in a temple. Legend has it that the goddess bestowed their bright blue eyes and distinctive coats on them. Although it might be true, the Birman is a great cat to have with your dogs. 

Abyssinian  The Abyssinian cat may be a Southeast Asian breed. This breed could have been used as a mouser on British and Dutch ships. The Abyssinian cat is a playful, engaging and charming breed. They are a wonderful addition to any house that has a dog. 

Bombay  In the 1950s, Bombay was created by crossing black American Shorthairs and sable Burmese cats. They are energetic, affectionate, and adaptable cats that will be a great choice for multi-pet households. They love being the boss of all the animals in the household and may remind the dogs of their place. They love to learn new tricks and spend lots of time with their owners. 

American Shorthair This iconic breed's history dates back to 1620, when it was brought to America by the Pilgrim vessels. They are friendly with people and animals. The majority of American Shorthairs are good with dogs. 

Norwegian Forest Cat  Although these cats are large, they are gentle and affectionate with their family. You might find them hiding in the highest place they can find. Dogs and dogs get along well with them, so you might find them playing together in your backyard pond. This breed is fond of water! 

Maine Coon  This large cat is slow to mature and may not reach their full size before they are 5 years old. Maine Coons are friendly and affectionate, but they don't seem to be demanding. They are good with other pets and will happily play with their dog until the end of the day. 

Ragdoll  Because they don't have the energy to be different, the chilled-out Ragdoll can get along with dogs. This easygoing cat has a long haired, strikingly blue coat. 

Siberian  The subarctic Siberian Siberian cat is a tough breed. Their thick, waterproof coat protected them from harsh weather. Siberian cats prefer to be in a family than being left alone. Siberian cats are great companions for dogs and people. Your cat and dog might be found playing together in the water. 

Japanese Bobtail  Japanese Bobtails are a symbol of luck and have been around for over 1,000 years in Japan. Although they are quite talkative, they don't have loud voices. Because they love water, they are often seen playing with taps or carrying toys around the house. They are a wonderful match for dogs and will happily entertain them while you're away. 

Tonkinese  Tonkinese is a mix of Siamese and Burmese breeds. It's a friendly, outgoing cat that loves to talk! These friendly cats love attention and will take it from anyone, including dogs. Tonkinese cats can be outgoing and are happy to make new friends and meet strangers. 

British Shorthair  The British Shorthair was the first purebred cat to be shown at a cat show. They're a favorite among cat lovers around the world. They are easygoing cats who can take everything with them. Sharing their home with a dog will not cause any furrowed issues. 

Turkish Angora  Turkish Angora is a native of Ankara, Turkey. It used to be known as Angora. Although these cats may look elegant and sophisticated, they are actually playful and intelligent. They make great companions for dogs as they will keep each other entertained. 

Turkish Van  The Turkish Van is well-known for their love of water. The distinctive white coat with colored tail and head is easily recognizable. Living with a dog is a great way to get them involved. You might consider setting up backyard training sessions so your cat and dog can play fetch together. 

Devon Rex  Deon Rex's distinctive curly hair was first discovered in 1959. They are curious about everything around them and love to interact with other pets. They love to nap in warm places and may even use your dog as a pillow.