Author: Animal Poisons Centre

If you enjoy home brewing, please be aware that hops can be incredibly toxic to dogs. Hops are used as flavouring and stability agents in beer, and come in the form of dried flowers, pellets, and plugs. Unfortunately, the sweet mixture...

Our Santa Paws Christmas Giveaway is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered, donated and supported the helpline. We’ll be announcing our lucky winner and runners-up very soon - so keep an eye on your inbox...

Dracaena trifasciata, more commonly known as the snake plant or mother-in-law’s tongue, is a common indoor house plant. Many of our followers will instantly recognise this plant from the characteristic flat elongated vertical leaves. ...

Have you seen this caterpillar? The white cedar moth (Leptocneria reducta) is found in all Australian states and territories except Tasmania. These caterpillars can be present in large numbers near white cedar trees, typically migrating...

With recent increases in building works and DIY home renovations, the Animal Poisons Helpline is often contacted about pets that chew on or ingest different building related products. One such product is timber adhesives ...

Did you know that Duranta erecta (commonly known as Geisha girl, Sheena’s gold, golden dewdrop, or simply Duranta) can be toxic to your pets? The leaves and berries are known to be toxic, however the toxin responsible...

We have recently posted about the dangers of xylitol to dogs and the types of products that it may be found in. With your support, the Animal Poisons Helpline xylitol database now contains over 400 products...