Having a pet can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but there are several hidden dangers present in your household that you should be aware of.
Join us on a journey through the average Queensland household and test your pet safety knowledge by identifying these hidden dangers!
From the kitchen to the backyard, four areas of the home will list five items commonly found in that environment for you to rank. These could be; plants, ingredients and products that can be found in any home.
Keep an open mind about what could be potentially toxic and rank them from most to least dangerous. On completion of our challenge, you’ll receive a Hidden Dangers Guide, and, depending on your results, could even see you enter the draw to win a $500 shopping gift card!
What are you waiting for? Help protect your furry friend, raise awareness about these hidden dangers, and help support RSPCA QLD’s critical services today!
This guide goes into detail about some of the hidden dangers present in the average household and how you can make your home pet friendly. It also includes information that is critical if your pet has been exposed to a hidden danger.
Chocolate is highly toxic, just 50g can kill a dog.Chocolate's key ingredient, Theobromine, is extremely hazardous to our four-legged friends and can cause a range of problems.
Both grapes and raisins are bad for dogs. They can cause severe reactions and may even be fatal.
Surprisingly, the exact cause of toxicity in dogs after they ingest a grape is not known, nor is the amount required for our furry friends to become ill.
RSPCA QLD works hard to protect all creatures great and small, from native wildlife to beloved domestic pets, we seek to educate the public to ensure that no animal should suffer.
In 2020 we investigated over 17,000 cruelty complaints and cared for over 51,000 animals across Queensland. We work with councils, rescue groups and wildlife workers to ensure that no animal has to suffer neglect, abuse, abandonment or illness. We do this thanks to a dedicated team of staff, volunteers and our generous donors.
We need your help to protect animals from harm and suffering, by being aware of what the hidden dangers are in your kitchen.
Now that we’ve covered the kitchen, it’s time to move outside!
We can have as many as 2,500 animals in our care centres, in a day, across Queensland.Now it’s time to head to the living room and enjoy a movie with your animal friend.
RSPCA QLD works around the clock to care for every animal that comes through our doors. We provide these services at no cost, but need community support to do so.
Now you know exactly how dangerous some of the more commonplace household items and ingredients can be to your precious pet. In 2020 the RSPCA Animal Ambulance, which works to treat and save animals that are lost, sick or in need of rescue, received 29,845. We need your help to keep this service running and by undertaking this list activity, you’ve taken the first step to helping RSPCA QLD maintain these services.
We will contact you to send you your Hidden Dangers! guide and emergency fridge magnet, it goes into greater detail about the dangers we’ve outlined today, how you can prevent them and what to do in the case of an emergency.
each and every year, whether we’re rescuing animals from cruelty or saving wildlife in their fight for survival. Our Animal Care Centres, programs and services require over $49 million annually to continue, and we rely on the community for 96% of our funding.