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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...

There has been a voluntary recall of some Black Hawk dry dog food products which have been affected by mould. It has been reported that the mould is easily visible on the recalled biscuits. For a full list of the affected products, including product numbers...

With the recent warm weather, snakes are coming out to play. Australia has the most venomous snakes in the world, and all snake-bites in Australia should be considered potentially life-threatening until proven otherwise. Snake bites can often be relatively painless and not leave...

Mushroom season is officially here and public health officials have recently issued warnings for the highly toxic mushroom Amanita Phalloides. Also know as the Deathcap, this mushroom can be highly toxic or even fatal to pets after small ingestions. Initial symptoms can include reduced appetite...