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Is avocado truly toxic to animals? Let us set the record straight! Avocado or Persea americana contains a naturally occurring compound known as persin. ...

Chilly winter weather has many households lighting fires, and the Animal Poisons Helpline has started receiving calls about dogs ingesting firelighters and matches. ...

Did you know that vitamin D can be dangerous to pets if consumed in excessive quantities? Such exposures may occur when pets have access to containers of human vitamin D supplements...

Azaleas have just started flowering and whilst they may appear spectacular in full bloom, they are particularly toxic to most animals. Azaleas contain variable amounts of grayanotoxins...

Winter is upon us once again and the Animal Poisons Helpline has already noticed a seasonal change in the types of poisons that pet owners are calling us for. Whilst many warmer...

You may already know that onions can be toxic to your pet, but did you know that garlic, chives, leeks, and possibly other vegetables in the Allium genus can cause similar toxic effects?...

Please be cautious with your pets as Melia azedarach (also known as White Cedar, Chinaberry or Cape Lilac) berries are now ripe and falling from trees throughout Australia and New Zealand. ...

If you have been following our page, you will know that sago palm, lilies, spring bulbs and oxalate containing plants can all be problematic for our pets. But what about safe plants?...