What kind of pet can be a blood donor? While we want to make sure we always have enough blood on hand, it’s just as important to make sure the donor is in good health and able to safely provide it. Here’s what we look for in our super hero donating dogs: Between the ages … Continue reading Can your pet be an emergency blood donor?
The most common scenarios where a blood transfusion is needed involve trauma (hit by car, dog fights, etc.), bleeding disorders (such as those caused by ingestion of certain rodent poisons), ruptured abdominal or cardiac tumours (resulting in internal bleeding), extensive surgery with complications, and diseases where the red blood cells or platelets are destroyed. Based … Continue reading Who needs blood transfusion?