Most Common Animal Poisons

 

These are the most common poisons that dogs and cats may come across in or around the house. Click on the pictures for more information about each poison. If your pet has been exposed to any of these poisons, you can call the Animal Poisons Helpline on 1300 869 738 (AU) or 0800 869 738 (NZ) for advice. The service is free for all pet owners.

adhesives

Adhesives

alcohol

Alcohol

Ant baits

Antihistamines

Antihistamines

Anti-Inflammatories

Avocado

Avocado

Batteries

Batteries

Bees and Wasps

Bees and Wasps

Benzalkonium Chloride

Benzalkonium Chloride

Caffeine

Caffeine

Chocolates

Chocolate

Coolant

Coolant

Fertilizers

Grapes-Sultanas-Currants-and-Raisins

Grapes, Sultanas, Currants and Raisins

Lead

Lead

Magnets

Magnets

Metaldehyde

Metaldehyde

Mushrooms

Mushrooms

Onions

Onions

Organophosphate and Carbamate Insecticides

Pesticides

Pesticides

Plants

Plants

Pyrethrins and Pyrethroids

Rodenticides

Rodenticides

Snakes

Snakes

Spiders

Spiders

Ticks

Ticks

Xylitol

Xylitol

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