6 Pet-Friendly Plants for Your Home

6 Pet-Friendly Plants for Your Home

Nothing spruces up a home like greenery.

Plants add life to any space and make the perfect decor.

If you live with cats or dogs though, it’s important to be mindful that not all plants are safe for pets.

We’ve provided a list of our top favourite plants that are perfect for you and your four-legged friend.

Here are 6 pet-friendly plants to beautify your home:


1. Basil

Basil is a pet friendly house plant
Besides smelling and looking delicious, Basil can be used in a myriad of ways for your cooking pleasure.

2. Bamboo

Bamboos are pet friendly plants
Beautiful, unique and sturdy, the bamboo plant is another safe option for Fido or Whiskers.

3. Boston Fern

Boston Fern is a very popular house plant,often grown in hanging baskets or similar conditions.
Consider this plant your personal air purifier. Boston Ferns help restore moisture into the air, as well as erase traces of formaldehyde.

4. Spider Plant

Spider plant is a pet friendly plant
This two-toned plant is a household favourite, doesn’t need much water and can grow in lots of different conditions.

5. Transvaal / Gerbera Daisy

bouquet of gerberas on a gray background, flowers
For a pop of colour, consider this African daisy that can bloom for up to 4-6 weeks!

6. Wax-Rosette (Echeveria Gilva)


This succulent is easy to maintain and boasts red/pink tints amongst its green colour.


There you have it: some of our favourite plants to spruce up your home.

For an extensive list, have a look at the ASPCA’s website for toxic and non-toxic plants here.


What are your favourite pet-safe plants? Share with us your comments below.

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