Animal
Poisons Helpline

Australia | 1300 TOX PET

New Zealand | 0800 TOX PET

A FREE Poisons Information Helpline For Pet Owners

Free helpline open 9AM-5PM AEDT 7 days a week*

*After hours consultation with an on-call Poisons Information Consultant is available for $85 AUD

Animal
Poisons Helpline

1300 TOX PET (AU)

0800 TOX PET (NZ)

A FREE Poisons Information Helpline For Pet Owners

Free helpline open 9AM-5PM AEDT 7 Days a Week*

*After hours consultation with an on-call Poisons Information Consultant is available for $85 AUD

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Poisons

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

Support Us

As a non-profit charity organisation, we rely heavily upon the generosity of pet owners that use the service. Please support us so that we can continue to help poisoned animals.

Pet 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

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Our Mission

The Australian Animal Poisons Helpline is a non-profit charitable organisation that provides rapid, up-to-date and evidence-based poisoning advice to pet owners.

 

The service is FREE for all pet owners in Australia and New Zealand and aims to reduce the morbidity and mortality that is associated with animal poisonings.

Rat & Mouse Baits

Glyphosate

Fertiliser

The Animal Poisons Helpline 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

Latest News

  • The Animal Poisons Helpline is a registered animal welfare charity that assists over 12,000 animals every year. As demand for the service continues to grow, we rely heavily on the generosity of pet owners like you to help us continue...

  • The Animal Poisons Helpline has recently handled several cases whereby pet dogs have accidentally been poisoned by para-aminopropiophenone (PAPP) baits. PAPP baits have been used in Australia since 2016 to control foxes, wild dogs...

  • Macadamia nuts, also known as Queensland or Australian nuts, are a common ingredient in sweet and savoury recipes, raw food treats and home-baked goods. Macadamia nuts are rich in nutrients and beneficial plant compounds...