Pet Friendly Flooring

From scratch-resistant to easy-to-clean, this guide will help you find the best flooring for dogs and cats.

Many households have a pet, but they can be tough on floors. To help you find the most durable flooring for your animal friends, here's an overview of some of the most popular types of flooring and how they might hold up with cats and dogs around. 

One of the biggest problems with pets and floors is scratching, especially if you don’t keep your pets' nails trimmed. Pets also shed and occasionally forget that they're housebroken.

But don't fret, we have good news: Even with a scratchy, furry, accident-prone pet at home, it can still be possible to have beautiful floors. You just need to find the right type!

Fortunately, many of today's most durable flooring options are both pet-friendly and big on style, so you don't need to pick one or the other. Whether you want the best flooring for dogs or the best flooring for cats, here are some options and considerations to keep in mind.