Tag: wildlife

Pet Poison Helpline is proud to serve and support the veterinarians and animals in Australia. Our hearts go out to all those impacted by the wildfires. Here are a few ways you can help. Australian Red Cross https://www.redcross.org.au/ Port Macquarie Koala Hospital “The Port Macquarie Koala Hospital, and National Parks and Wildlife Service crew leaders,…

Renee DiPietro, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Permitted Wildlife Rehabilitator If you live in Canada, or in the northern, or western Unites States, you may share your outdoor environment with a large (12-35 lbs) albeit reluctant, warrior rodent. The North American Porcupine (Erithizon dorsatum) is an unassuming and mostly nocturnal (though I have seen them out…

Have you ever wondered about poisoning concerns for wildlife and exotics? In this post, we’ll dive into several toxins for five different wildlife species, waterfowl, reptiles, aquarium fish, raptors and fireflies. Waterfowl Heavy Metals Lead toxicosis has been reported in waterfowl after being exposed to lead shot. Zoologic waterfowl developed zinc toxicosis after ingestion of…