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Pet Blood Bank

Here at Medivet Alfreton, we support the work of Pet Blood Bank UK by regularly holding blood donor sessions throughout the year. 

Pet Blood Bank UK was launched in 2007 and is the only charity that provides a canine blood bank service for all veterinary practitioners across the UK.

Similar to the human blood service, dog owners kindly bring along their much loved canine companions to give blood at these sessions, which are held all over the country.

Please contact the surgery to find out when our next session is, we would love to see you and your pet, it's such a worthwhile thing to do!

To find out if your dog is suitable to be a blood donor, please click here

Click on this link for more information about the Pet Blood Bank: http://www.petbloodbankuk.org 
 

They are especially keen to hear from owners with the following breeds: Dobermanns, Greyhounds, Boxers, German Shepherds, Flat-Coated Retrievers, Airedale Terriers, Weimaraners, Lurchers, American Bulldogs, Pointer (English) and English Bull Terriers

- as these are likely to be negative blood group donors, which are always in short supply.

Albert, pictured below, is 15 months old, and donated for the first time at our session in August 2019. At this session, 14 dogs attended, donating a total of 9 units of blood, which can potentially help up to 36 dogs! Fantastic, well done to all the dogs and their dedicated owners for bringing them along! 
 
 


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