Safe Plants for Dogs Getting Lifestyle Right Series Wisteria Goldens Episode 7Having a safe environment for people and pets is an important topic to explore, discuss, and continue to evaluate over time. There are many household plants which have been found to be toxic to have around pets. However, there are a variety of indoor plants which are safe for pets and can be welcome in the home. This article provides an overview of the safe plants and resources to find out more information.

Safe Plants are important for health for people and pets, but, it is important to choose plants which are not going to add a health risk. This is a list of the most common plants which have been known to be safe for pets.

NOTE: Beside each plant you will find which pets it is safe for in regards to dogs, cats, and horses. Other pets are not included in this article. You can find more information at the ASPCA website.

Safe Plants List – 7 Beautiful Plants Safe for Dogs

  1. Stargazer Lilly shown below (safe for dogs and horses)
  2. Spider Ivy (safe for dogs and cats)
  3. African violet shown below  (safe for dogs, cats, and horses)
  4. American Rubber Plant (safe for dogs and cats)
  5. Scarborough Lily (safe for dogs and cats)
  6. Spice Orchid (safe for dogs and cats)
  7. Patient Plant (safe for dogs and cats)

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There are many safe, as well as toxic, plants available. Be sure to investigate before adding a plant to your home.

Safe Plants – Safe Home

Check each of the plants in your home before bringing your new puppy home. A local garden center may be available to discuss the plants which are hearty in your area as well as safe for people and pets.


Contact your local veterinarian and poison control immediately if your pet is showing signs of being exposed to toxins.

Animal Poison Control (recommended by ASPCA)* Any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card. (*Retrieved from 05-07-2015)

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