The Eastern Veterinary Blood Bank is an all-volunteer canine blood bank and they are having a blood shortage. Could your dog be a blood donor “Hero” for someone else’s canine companion?
Benefits to Donating:
Dog receives a Physical Examination prior to each donation.
Free Blood Tying
Free Blood Chemistry and CBC
Free Heartworm test
Free Ehrlichia, Hemobartonella, and Babesia testing (diseases spread by ticks)
For each unit of blood donated, the donor is eligible to receive one unit of blood or plasma should illness or injury occur.
Dog must weigh over 35 lbs.
Be between the ages of 9 months and 7.5 years
Dog must have no previous history of serious diseases
Dog must maintain regular veterinary care and vaccines
Dog must be on heartworm prevention monthly.
Did you know a single blood donation can save up to 4 lives?
Did you know your dog can donate right here at KAH?
For more information please call our office at 301-631-6900 or the Eastern Veterinary Blood Bank Staff at 1-800- 949- 3822.