Houseplants add a lushness and splash of organic color to any room. However, many species can be toxic to cats and dogs who may decide to munch on a leaf or two. Luckily, there are a few plants that can add beauty to your home without posing a threat to man’s best friend. These houseplants are safe for cats and dogs according to the ASPCA, but since the consumption of any plant material may cause vomiting and gastrointestinal upset, it's still best to keep all houseplants out of reach.
Calathea or Prayer Plant
Polka Dot Plant
Each pet is different, so please consult your veterinarian or the ASPCA for any professional advice.
If you believe that your animal is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance, or if you have any further questions regarding the information contained in this database, contact either your local veterinarian or the APCC 24-hour emergency poison hotline at 1-888-426-4435.