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As we are now heading into cooler weather, many of you will be switching on gas heaters and fireplaces to keep warm. This winter, it’s important to be aware of the risks of carbon monoxide ...

The Animal Poisons Helpline is often contacted about pets that chew on or ingest leaves from Ficus lyrata, commonly known as the Fiddle-leaf fig. This is a common indoor house plant...

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The Animal Poisons Helpline has recently been contacted regarding several isolated cases of bromoxynil and MCPA poisoning in dogs. These chemicals are selective herbicides ...

Did you know that most radiator coolants contain a toxic substance called ethylene glycol? Ethylene glycol raises the boiling point of radiator fluid, and it (or similar compounds) may also be found in some...

Most pet owners know that batteries can be dangerous if chewed on or swallowed. The majority of household batteries (including AA and AAA batteries) contain a highly alkali electrolyte paste. ...

The Animal Poisons Helpline is once again starting to receive an increase in the number of calls regarding pets eating wild mushrooms. This comes as no surprise given the seasonal growth characteristics of fungi ...

Barbecue cleaners are a seasonal pet poisoning risk that the Animal Poisons Helpline is often contacted about. The residue oil on used barbecue plates is highly attractive to pets, who will actively seek ...