8 Gorgeous Houseplants That Are Safe for Dogs

Boston Fern

Boston ferns have shaggy, arching fronds and thrive in partial sun with weekly waterings. They prefer moist, well-drained, acidic soil and are non-toxic to pets.

African Violet

African violets bloom in low light and thrive in well-drained, moist, acidic to neutral soil. They are safe for pets, but use non-toxic fertilizers to prevent ingestion hazards.

Baby s Tears

Baby s tears feature tiny green leaves and thrive in partial sun to shade with consistently moist, rich, slightly acidic soil. This non-toxic plant is ideal for terrariums and hanging baskets.

Chinese Money Plant

The Chinese money plant has round, fleshy leaves and prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate low light. It requires well-draining, acidic to neutral soil and is safe for pets.

Banana Tree

Banana trees are dramatic accent plants that need full sun, regular watering, and loamy, well-drained, acidic soil. They can grow up to six feet and are non-toxic to pets.


Echeverias are striking succulents that need full sun and well-draining, acidic soil. Water when the leaves wrinkle; they are non-toxic and safe for pets.


Gloxinia is a compact flowering plant with vibrant blooms, thriving in shade and moist, well-draining, slightly acidic soil. It s safe for pets and requires frequent watering.

Spider Plant

Spider plants have cascading foliage and thrive in partial shade with regular watering in loose, loamy soil. They are hardy, versatile, and non-toxic to pets.