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Have you ever called the Animal Poisons Helpline? The stress of finding out that your furry, feathery, or scaly friend has eaten something they should not have can be overwhelming...

With many of us back into spring gardening, the Animal Poisons Helpline has noticed an increase in cases of snail bait poisoning. We would like to remind all pet owners ...

From medication and human food to kinetic sand and entire plastic bags, some pets will eat just about anything. Dirty nappies, firelighters, USB sticks and entire washed up bluebottles...

The Umbrella Tree (Schefflera) is an ornamental tree that has increased in popularity as a lush indoor plant as it is easy to grow in areas with low light.All parts of the plant contain toxic compounds including insoluble calcium oxalate crystals, saponins and terpenoids. If...

Dr Jacqui Ley BVSc(Hons) PhD DiplECAWBM FANZCVS(Veterinary Behaviour) Registered Specialist in Veterinary Behavioural Medicine Consulting at the Melbourne Veterinary Specialist Centre We are often surprised...

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 One of our favourite things about Easter is the Easter Egg Hunt! Hiding in the garden dozens of different sized chocolate Easter eggs and bunnies, watching children dash around with delight, playful puppies hot on their heels…..what could go wrong….....

Most veterinarians in Australia will be very familiar with treating anticoagulant rodenticide ingestions. The LD50 for long acting second generation anticoagulant rodenticides is generally much lower than for first generation anticoagulant rodenticides such as warfarin....

Kinetic sand, also sometimes known as magic sand, is a sensory or educational product for children that has become popular over the last decade. It is available to buy at almost any store that has a childrens toy section.As kinetic sand has become a more...