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Doggies give Blood

August 29th, 2004, 07:17 AM
Doggies give blood :) this maybe an ongoing thing but it's about time they broadcast it on the tele!
Jill Macyshon reports on a growing demand for blood donor dogs.
click here (!ctvVideo/CTVNews/dog_blood_donors_040821/20040821/?hub=Search&video_link_high=mms:// 20the%20demand%20for%20blood%20donor%20dogs&clip_id=ctvnews.20040821.00071000-00071037) to view video.

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September 9th, 2004, 11:21 AM
We have quite afew Blood donors at our local Vet Emerg Clinic. They are offered free blood profiles ( a must to show dog is healthy for donanating) and vaccines (if owners want it).

they can only give blood once a month.

We had alittle dog that needed a blood transfusion.......we called a great dane in to be a donor..........The owner of the little dog couldn't believe her eyes and stated that "her dog always wanted to be a big dog". The little fella lived :)

Dogs donating blood is a wonderful thing! :D