Are Indoor Plants Safe for Pets?

Close-up of an orange tabby cat sniffing a houseplant.

Accenting your home’s décor with houseplants is a wonderful way to bring the beauty of the outdoors in. Plus, plants provide clean air, a touch of brilliant green, and can be found in sizes to fit almost any space. 

But if you have pets—particularly the curious kind who love to sample the local “cuisine”—you’ll want to be mindful of the plants you pick and where you place them.

Before you head to the nearest hothouse, check out these pet safety tips from the experts at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates to help you be aware of plants that are poisonous to pets.

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What Could Be Better Than Festive Pet Treats?

Pet safe holiday treats.

Inclusivity is at the core of our holiday traditions, but to uphold our pet’s health and safety, we have to exclude them from certain things. For example, a big family dinner brimming with fatty goodness simply isn’t good for our pets. Many pet owners respond to this by offering a plate of pet-safe foods, like bite size lean meat, steamed veggies, and delicious fruit before or during the family meal. But what to do about dessert? Festive pet treats are designed to include your furry friend while keeping them safe and healthy. 

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Fun Pet Recipes That Satisfy the Rumbly Tumbly

Dog sitting for treat.

You know how you get bored when you eat the same things all the time? Pets do, too! Sure, their tastes might not be described as refined, but they sure do like to experience new flavors and experience different textures every once in a while. This can explain why they look at you imploringly whenever you sit down to relish a meal, or beg/whine at the first smell of something deliciously savory. Don’t worry, with our fun pet recipes, your pet will not only fill up their tummy, but will meet their quota for ultimate nutrition to boot.

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