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Canine Blood Donation

E.C. Straiton & Partners complete healthcare plan for all types of companion animal

Donating blood to save lives

Here at the main hospital we provide our facilities to the Pet Blood Bank, to receive blood from canine donors.

Like us, dog's have different blood types and donations are needed to help provide us with the crucial resources needed in emergency situations. The chairty that carry out donations, Pet Blood Bank, also provide us in times of need with blood for transfusions, and all the help we can get is greatly appreciated.

The criteria for your dog to be a donor are:

  • Fit and healthy
  • Between one and eight years old
  • Weigh more than 25kg
  • Have a good temperament
  • Have never travelled abroad
  • Vaccinated
  • Not on any medication

For more information, please call us on 01785 712235 to talk to one of our team, or check out the Pet Blood Bank website here.


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