How many times you thought about getting a dog, but you avoided it because you were afraid that your cat won’t accept it? Or, if you’re dating someone with a dog or your partner wants one, you’re concern about how these two pets would get along under the same roof. So, how to make a cat and dog get along?
While there’s a general impression that cats and dogs don’t go that well together, you can make it happen. Yes, dogs are rather territorial and cats can get easily scared, making you, the owner, uncomfortable seeing them unhappy. But, even in the worst case scenario, it is possible to make them tolerant of each other. They just need a friendly, loving, and positive environment and owners.
If you already have a cat and you think that the family would be happier with a dog, or the other way around, there are several helpful tips. Besides these tips, arm yourself with a good dose of patience and a positive attitude.