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From furry friends to those with shells, National Pet Month is a time to celebrate our beloved animal companions. Running on four legs from 1 April to 6 May, the month-long campaign is all about raising money for animals in need, applauding responsible pet ownership and just loving our pets.

With that in mind, we’ve put together the essential go-to guide your pet has been waiting for: how to pair your sofa to your pet. We’ve got all the UK’s favourite pets covered – from daft dogs to shimmering goldfish, the full pet shop – so read on and share the good news with your companion.

Dignified dogs, best paired with:
the Haversham

Few dogs carry themselves quite like a poodle. Dignified and calm (most of the time), those curly locks and that perfect posture command something equally elegant like the Haversham fabric sofa. It’s a timeless design that wouldn’t look out of place in a Parisian apartment, with a poodle standing guard.

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Daft dogs, best paired with:
the Hetty

If you’ve got a dog with boundless energy – we’re looking at you, Border Collies and Beagles – then your sofa needs to have just as much character. The Hetty range is appropriately bright, bold and compact.

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Short-haired cats, best paired with:
the Coco

Unless they’ve spotted a laser on the wall or want to wake you up, cats have a near-permanent air of nonchalance. Equally relaxed and refined, the Coco is perfect for sprawled-out lounging. Good luck getting there before the cat.

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Long-haired cats, best paired with:
the Stamford

Long-haired cats demand something regal – something that’s stood the test of time. Cue, the Stamford. This Chesterfield-style leather sofa features button-finished diamond tufting and hand-nailed studs. It’s resolutely classy, and your long-haired cat wouldn’t expect anything less.

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Guinea pigs, best paired with:
the Mazzini

Adorable, small and friendly, guinea pigs are sociable creatures. The Mazzini range has similar characteristics – go small with a two-seater sofa, or sociable with the huge three-seat-by-three-seat corner configuration.

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Rabbits, best paired with:
the Bartelli

Few creatures have the chirpy, carefree bounce of rabbits. Such a springy animal needs an equally springy sofa. In the Bartelli, you’ll find a fully sprung base and back – with extra bounce from the foam and fibre-filled cushions.

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Turtles, best paired with: the Pemberton

Turtles’ and tortoises’ party trick – or method of survival – is to be able to disappear into their shells. If you’re looking for some cosy seclusion, then wriggle your way into the cushions of a Pemberton corner sofa.

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Horse, best paired with: the Belgrade

If dogs are man’s best friend, horses have surely earned their status as humankind’s second-in-command. Such a magnificent pet demands a magnificent sofa to match – even if the former will never sit on the latter. And for a pet that’s as elegant and timeless as a horse, few sofas fit the bill quite like the Belgrade.

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Goldfish, best paired with:
the Farrow

There can only be one sofa for a bright orange goldfish: a bright orange Farrow sofa. Available in a soft, light tangerine-coloured leather, the Farrow is one of Sofology’s most fun and versatile sofas.

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If you’re celebrating National Pet Month with your favourite four-legged companion, tag us in your best pet pictures on Instagram so we can swoon over their sweet, furry faces.

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Helping everybody feel happier and more comfortable at home - that's what we’'re all about. Originally founded in the North West of England in 1974, Sofology now spans the UK with 42 stores and over 1000 employees across retail, delivery and head office. We recently opened our latest store in Plymouth, cementing our position as the largest dedicated sofa specialist in the UK.

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