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With warmer weather comes an increase in snake activity. This prompts an increase in calls to the Animal Poisons Helpline regarding snake interactions where a bite is suspected or known to have occurred....

Adenium obesum, commonly known as Desert Rose, is a succulent plant species that typically bloom in spring and summer months. It is a popular ornamental plant found in many Australian and New Zealand households...

Dracaena fragrans, commonly known as the 'corn plant' or 'happy plant’ is a popular and easy-to-grow plant that is found in many homes and gardens throughout Australia and New Zealand. Whilst these plants are appreciated for their bright green leaves...

Today marks World Animal Day, a day dedicated to improving animal welfare across the globe. On this day 4 years ago, the launch of the Animal Poisons Helpline was also announced. Since then, the Helpline has assisted over 40,000 animals...

Spring flowering bulbs are a seasonal highlight that capture the excitement, colour and beauty of spring. These plants come in all shapes and sizes and are commonly planted in gardens throughout Australia and New Zealand....

The Animal Poisons Helpline is often contacted about pets that chew on or ingest leaves from plants in the Yucca genus. These perennial shrubs have sword shaped leaves and white flowers that are typically held on strong stems above the foliage...

With the cooler weather upon us, the Animal Poisons Helpline has noticed a seasonal change in the types of toxins that animals are being exposed to. A reminder to our pet owning followers to be mindful of winter hazards ...

The Animal Poisons Helpline is seeking donations for its winter appeal. The service helps over 10,000 poisoned animals per year and now requires your support to meet the demands of a hazardous winter. ...