Blood Donation Program

Become a Blood Donor

BBVSH needs blood donors for emergency situations

What benefits are there to participating?

Free Blood Typing
  • The initial donor screening/typing profile, examination and bloodwork is no charge to you.
Perks

If your pet is determined to be a great fit for our donation program, you and your pet will receive:

  • A full physical exam
  • Yearly routine blood work
  • Urine and Fecal tests
  • A gift card for yourself
  • A gift for your pet after each donation
  • Parasite preventative medications
  • Anniversary gifts once reaching certain donation marks
  • Knowing your pet has saved others’ lives!

What are the requirements for my dog?

  • Must be between the ages of 1-6 years
  • Must weigh at least 22.7 kg or 50 lbs
  • Must be spayed or neutered
  • Cannot have received a previous blood transfusion in the past
  • Must be up to date on all vaccines and be receiving regular flea/tick/heartworm/deworming preventative medications
  • Must be fed a commercially formulated dog food (i.e not raw fed)
  • Must not be receiving any long-term treatments for chronic conditions
  • Must have an agreeable temperament

What are the requirements for my cat?

  • Must be between the ages of 1-6 years
  • Must weigh at least 4.5kg or 10 lbs
  • Must be indoor only
  • Cannot have received a blood transfusion in the past
  • Must be up to date on all vaccines
  • Must be fed a commercially formulated cat food
  • Must not be receiving any treatments for chronic conditions
  • Must have an agreeable temperament that allows for administration of mild sedation

Safety

BBVSH is up to date with COVID-19 procedures ensuring our clients and their pets are protected during this time. This includes having PPE and isolation protocols.

Your pet will be placed into a room designated only for blood donors; after each donation the room is disinfected.

Questions?

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

How to participate

If you think your dog/cat fits this description and you would like to meet with our team for bloodwork and an examination please, fill in this application form.

Become a Blood Donor

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