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Some pets find organic fertilisers simply irresistible, particularly those that contain blood and bone. Over the past 12 months, the Animal Poisons Helpline has received hundreds of calls for help...

The Animal Poisons Helpline often receives calls about pets (most commonly dogs) ingesting iron containing products. Such products may include certain snail baits, iron containing supplements...

The vast majority of calls received by the Animal Poisons Helpline are in regard to animals that have accidentally been poisoned. Despite what many may think, in most of these cases pet owners have ...

The bird of paradise (Strelitzia spp.) is an easily recognised common perennial flowering plant found in both Australia and New Zealand. It is well known for its flashy orange, yellow or white flowers...

Here is one for our New Zealand followers. Karaka (also known as the New Zealand laurel) is a common tree in New Zealand, particularly in the north island. Whilst the berries are an important food source...

The Animal Poisons Helpline has recently received a number of calls regarding dogs ingesting COVID-19 rapid antigen test buffer solutions. As millions of these tests are now being dispersed, we anticipate ...

As we close out 2021 and celebrate the beginning of 2022, calls to the Animal Poisons Helpline are on the rise. Please keep your pets safe during the New Year’s Celebration...

Last month, the Animal Poisons Helpline was contacted regarding a pair of Kerry Blue Terriers named Josie and Maggie. These two inquisitive girls managed to lick up ...

The Animal Poisons Helpline has recently received several calls regarding dogs ingesting beached bluebottles. Otherwise known as man-of-war or blue bottle jellyfish...