Safe Plants for Dogs: A Guide for Pet Owners

Some plants and flowers can be toxic to dogs, causing symptoms like swelling, vomiting, loss of coordination, or even death.

Toxic Plants

Some safe flowers for dogs include Alstroemeria, Asters, Gerber Daisies, Orchid, Roses, Snapdragon, Statice, and Sunflowers.

Safe Flowers

Safe houseplants for dogs include Boston Fern, Basil, Cilantro, Dill, Lemon Balm, Rosemary, Sage, African Violet, Bamboo, Friendship Plant, Spider Ivy, and Swedish Ivy.


Some safe succulents for dogs include Blue Echeveria, Christmas Cactus, Haworthia, and Hens and Chickens.

Safe Succulents

Dogs and cats are naturally curious and may try to eat plants or flowers in the home.

Do Dogs Eat Plants

The key to preventing plant poisonings in pets is to prevent exposure. Don't bring poisonous plants into the home with cats and dogs, period.

Preventing Plant Poisoning

If you suspect your pet has ingested a poisonous plant, contact your veterinarian or a pet poison control center immediately. Always prioritize your pet's safety.

What to Do

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