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Who else loves a dog dressed up as a pumpkin? Or a cat in a batman costume? Happy Howl-O-Ween! As fun as this day can be, extra caution is needed when you have pets ...

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...

Vitamin D3 can be extremely dangerous to dogs and cats when consumed in amounts greater than dietary recommendations. Excess Vitamin D causes an imbalance of calcium and phosphorus in the body leading to ...

As many households prepare their gardens for spring, we have noticed a significant increase in calls to the Animal Poisons Helpline regarding fertiliser ingestion. Fertilisers are available in a diverse range of formulations. ...

Spring bulbs are flowering strongly to brighten our days, nodding to us in the breeze that spring has arrived! Here’s what you should know about Spring bulb safety and your pet.Almost all plants that arise from bulbs or corms have the potential to be poisonous...

With many of our communities able to celebrate Father’s Day this weekend, we anticipate an increase in calls about the following hazards to pets. Check out the list, keep an eye out for them at home and keep your pet safe:  High fat foods (e.g.,...