7 Pet-Safe Plants That Won’t Hurt Your Dog

This family of easy-growing houseplants has been popular for generations because it’s so forgiving, which is perfect for busy pet owners, Hancock says.

Peperomia

With their exotic spikes of brightly colored blooms, Guzmania bromeliads look festive. These nonpoisonous plants are easy to grow and stay relatively sturdy, so they’re unlikely to suffer a lot of damage if playful pups knock them over.

Bromeliads

This trendy succulent doesn’t need a lot of water. Nonpoisonous and spineless, they won’t harm the furry members of your household.

Echeveria

This “plant of steel” is practically indestructible, so it’s a great choice if you need an easy-care plant that’s compatible with your pets. Its thick trunk and grassy leaves give it a festive look that’s perfect for any room in the home.

Ponytail Palm

Not only is catnip nontoxic, your cat is going to love it. It can be planted inside or out and is known for its bright green leaves. The only downside is that your feline may love it too much, so you might need to replant it now and then.

Catnip

Sadly enough, money does not actually grow on these plants. But here’s the good news: They’re safe for pets and recommended for people with allergies and asthma.

Money Tree

These nontoxic flowers look fancy, but they’re actually low-maintenance. They come in an amazing array of colors and can add an elegant touch to any space without putting your dog in danger.

Moth Orchid