To safely provide a local canine blood donor program to help those pets in need of a blood transfusion through our veterinary practice.
CANINE REQUIREMENTS FOR ELIGIBILITY:
Age: 1 - 6 years
Healthy weight: > 50 pounds
Must be spayed or neutered
Females, no previous litters
Current on all vaccines: Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella
Current heartworm test - negative result
Current heartworm prevention and flea/tick prevention
No medication (except for preventatives) at the time of blood donation
No history of receiving a blood transfusion
Donors will receive a physical exam and bloodwork (Complete Blood Count) prior to donating. Donors will be weighed, and a safe blood donation amount will be calculated by veterinary staff.
Donors will receive light sedation and be prepped for blood donation.
"Thank You" Package INCENTIVE
A free Complete blood count panel $50 credit on clinic account each time pet donates.
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