Top Ten Dog Friendly Houseplants

Houseplants offer many benefits to our homes, such as purifying air and bringing greenery inside. However, many might not know that some houseplants can be toxic to our best friends. You will want to know before picking up a new houseplant that you might like whether it could be poisonous to your dog. If ingested, some plants can cause anything from digestive issues and vomiting to depression.

You can find extensive lists on the possible effects of certain plants with a simple Google search. Be sure to research any plant before you pick it up so it can be a welcomed addition to your home.

That being said, there are also a number of house plants that are not toxic to dogs.

These plants will help purify your air and beautify your house without making you worry about the safety of your dog.

Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum)
African Violets (Saintpaulia)
Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata) /Staghorn Fern (Platycerium bifurcatum)/Birdsnest Fern (Asplenium nidus)
Hen and Chicks Succulents (Echeveria)
Air Plants (Tillandsia)
Parlor Palm (Chamaedorea elegans)
Prayer Plant (Maranta)

Non-Toxic Plants!

  • Spider PlantChlorophytum comosum
  • OrchidsOrchids
  • African VioletsSaintpaulia
  • Boston FernNephrolepis exaltata
  • Hen and ChicksEcheveria
  • Air PlantsTillandsia
  • Parlor PalmChamaedorea elegans
  • Bromeliads
  • Prayer PlantMaranta
  • Peperomia
Spider Plant1 Orchids2 African Violets3 Boston Fern4 Hen and Chicks5 Air Plants6 Parlor Palm7 Bromeliads8 Prayer Plant9 Peperomia10

Some houseplants that should be kept away from your dog are:

Aloe Vera
Ivy (Hedera Helix)
Jade (Crassula Ovata)
Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia)
Pothos/Devil’s Ivy (Epipremnum Aureum)
Sago palm (Cycas Revoluta)
ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas)
Elephant Ear (Caladium)
Corn Plant (Dracaena Fragrans)
Asparagus Fern

Toxic Plants!

  • Aloe Vera
  • IvyHedera Helix
  • JadeCrassula Ovata
  • Dumb CaneDieffenbachia
  • Philodendron
  • Pothos/Devil’s IvyEpipremnum Aureum
  • Sago PalmCycas Revoluta
  • ZZ PlantZamioculcas
  • Elephant EarCaladium
  • Corn PlantDracaena Fragrans
  • Asparagus Fern
Aloe Vera1 Ivy2 Jade3 Dumb Cane4 Philodendron5 Pothos/Devil’s Ivy6 Sago Palm7 ZZ Plant8 Elephant Ear9 Corn Plant10 Asparagus Fern11

By |2019-07-17T15:13:19-05:00July 17th, 2019|
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