Dog Blood Donation Day

  • 18, August 2018
  • Pride Veterinary Centre,
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We are holding a dog blood donation day on Saturday 21st April.

The session will be run by the Pet Blood Bank, who will be at Pride Veterinary Centre from 10am-4pm. Please contact Pet Blood Bank to register your interest and arrange an appointment slot.

Blood Donation Criteria

Dogs must meet certain criteria to safely donate blood:

  • Aged between 1 and 8
  • Weigh over 25kg (55lbs) lean bodyweight
  • Be in good general health
  • Be up to date with their vaccinations (please note: your dog cannot give blood up to 14 days after their annual booster vaccination)
  • Not be taking certain medications
  • Have no history of seizures, heart murmur or fainting episodes
  • Have no history of overseas travel
  • Have not received a blood transfusion
  • Have a good temperament and can lie quietly for a tummy rub for 5-10 minutes while blood is being donated.

To find out more about pet blood donation visit the Pride Veterinary Centre website.

To register your dog, please email megan.cooper@petbloodbankuk.org