We provide rapid, up-to-date and evidence based advice to pet owners and veterinarians for poisoned animals. The service will be FREE for all Australian and New Zealand pet owners. We aim to revolutionise the management of poisoned animals in Australia and New Zealand and reduce the morbidity and mortality that is associated with animal poisoning by;
• Promoting animal poisoning prevention
• Increasing the public awareness of animal poisoning
• Providing a toxicovigilance role by identifying poisoning trends and reporting these trends to the relevant professional bodies
• Providing continued education events to veterinary professionals
• Participating in animal toxicology research
The Animal Poisons Helpline is staffed by Poisons Specialists and specialist Veterinarians. All clinical staff employed at the service have in depth knowledge and experience in treating poisoned patients. All clinical guidelines are ratified by our board certified Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Specialist.
There really is no catch. We wanted to make our service as accessible as possible to all Australian and New Zealand pet owners. This would not be possible without our sponsors, industry partners, and the kind pet owners that donate to the service.
We currently offer an ‘extended office hours’ service (9AM – 7PM AEST) to all Australian and New Zealand pet owners, 7 days per week. We are working hard to progress to a 24-hour service for the public. In the mean-time, if your pet is poisoned ‘out of hours’, please consult with your nearest veterinarian clinic that is open. We provide a 24-hour on-call service to Animal Poisons Helpline registered veterinary practices who require support with managing poisoned patients.
Absolutely! We offer sponsorship packages and all support received assist us in providing a free service to the public. By sponsoring the Animal Poisons Helpline, your organization is supporting a great cause. For more information click here.