The Ultimate Stylish and Durable Home Decor for People With Pets

You undoubtedly love your pet, but cats and dogs can be rough ‘n’ tough on your home furnishings. But having animal companions doesn’t mean you have to live with torn couches, stained rugs, and claw-gouged floors. Really! You just have to shop carefully for beautiful things that can withstand being in the same house as your four-legged friends.

We’re here to help. We sought the advice of design experts Emily Henderson of Style by Emily Henderson and Debbie Gartner of The Flooring Girl to get their top decor picks for style-minded cat and dog owners.

Durable varieties of hardwood floor

Hardwood is having a moment—the wildly popular flooring is the go-to choice for many homeowners. But some dog owners avoid these types of floors because claws can leave permanent scratches and gouges.