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17 04, 2023

Cannabis oil, hemp oil, CBD oil – what is the difference?

2023-04-17T13:39:53+00:00April 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|

There are an increasing number of cannabis products on the market, and there can be confusion about the names of the various types of extracts. Different strains of cannabis plants contain varying quantities of two main active compounds: tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is psychoactive and cannabidiol (CBD) which is non-psychoactive. Hemp [...]

17 04, 2023

Patio Cleaners

2023-04-17T13:39:16+00:00April 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|

With lots of us getting our gardens ready for spring we have noticed a rise in enquiries involving animals exposed to patio cleaners. The ingredients of these cleaners can differ; however, most contain benzalkonium chloride (BAC), which is also found in many household disinfectants. Exposure most commonly occurs when the product [...]

17 04, 2023

Report a Case

2023-04-17T13:37:37+00:00April 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Have you seen an interesting poisoning case in your vet practice that you have not contacted us about? We have an online reporting tool you can use to share this information. We will then add the details to our case database. The information will help us with toxicovigilance and may [...]

17 04, 2023

Spring Flowers

2023-04-17T13:37:06+00:00April 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|

We receive many enquiries regarding the ingestion of daffodil bulbs and flowers (Narcissus species) during the Spring months, and although most cases result in only mild signs, serious effects can occur occasionally. All parts of the plant contain alkaloids and glycosides, although they are most concentrated in the bulb; the exact [...]

17 04, 2023

An investigation into an outbreak of pancytopenia in cats in the United Kingdom

2023-04-17T13:35:36+00:00April 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|

In spring 2021, increasing numbers of cats presenting with severe pancytopenia were noted in United Kingdom. An article published in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine describes the process and outcome of the investigation performed into this outbreak. Five hundred and eighty cats presented to 378 veterinary practices were included [...]


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