Health

Ticks in Australia

The main Tick species in Australia include:
The Indigenous Tick - found in Western Australia, Tasmania, the south-east coastal region of New South Wales and central Victoria. It may cause paralysis. 
Paralysis Tick - found from northern Queensland to Bairnsdale in Victoria along the coastal regions. Causes paralysis. 

Foods Poisonous to Pets

Chocolate, Macadamia nuts, avocados, grapes and raisins…these foods may sound delicious to you, but they’re actually quite dangerous for our animal companions. There are many foods that may cause allergies and other problems to our pets.

Here is a handy list of the top toxic people foods to avoid feeding your pet. Please note that the information contained in this lists is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather a compilation of the most frequently encountered.

For further information Please visit the ASPCA Website

Toxic Plants to our Pets

Pet-owners know that dogs and cats often have a penchant for eating strange things. Cats may gravitate toward plastic or wool, and many a dog will chew on whatever it can get its chops around. And then there are plants. Whether garden plants, houseplants, plants in the wild, or flowers from the florist–plants can provide a tasty and tempting diversion for animals, one that can be at odds with your pet’s health.