Image: Ermolaev Alexander via ShutterstockBy Jessica Remitz | Pet360.com
Looking for a dog that's a little more independent? Or maybe you're a self-described "cat person" looking to expand your horizons into canine territory? Whatever your reason, there are plenty of dogs out there to fit your criteria and become a perfect, cat-like mate. We've asked American Kennel Club spokesperson Lisa Peterson to share a few breeds with feline tendencies in addition to tips for selecting and training your potential pet.
Known for their dignified appearance and long, silky coat, Afghan Hounds have become popular in the U.S. for their excellent qualities as a show dog, according to the AKC. These hounds have very individual, unique personalities and are recognized for their aloof nature. Their thick coats require regular grooming and larger size requires regular exercise on a leash or in a fenced-off area.
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