Poisons Centre

Australia | 1300 TOX PET

New Zealand | 0800 TOX PET

A Specialist Service For Poisoned Animals
Free For Pet Owners 

Poisons Centre

1300 TOX PET (AU)

0800 TOX PET (NZ)

A specialist service for poisoned animals.
FREE for pet owners.

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From medication and cleaning products, to plants and human food, animal poisons come in a range of shapes and sizes. Take a look at our full list of common poisons

For Owners

We provide a FREE service for pet owners. If you suspect your pet has been poisoned, please contact us immediately for specialist advice or take your pet to a veterinarian

For Vets

We provide rapid, evidence-based management advice for poisoned animals. Membership comes with many other benefits. Contact us today for more information

Our Process


A poisons specialist receives your call and collects relevant details


The poisoning is assessed and tailored treatment advice is provided


Consultation and follow-up with your veterinarian is performed as required

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The Animal Poisons Centre receives calls about all types of poisons. From medications and cleaning products, to plants and human food. Whilst many exposures result in little or no toxicity, there are some poisons that can be highly toxic in small amounts

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