Pet Blood Bank
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Pet Blood Bank UK is a
Charity. It was set up in 2007 after a change in legislation
made it possible to collect, process and store pet blood.
As a not for profit organisation,
we have a very clear charter as to how we will invest any monies
generated from our activities.
Our aims are:
To advance animal health and
welfare and to relieve suffering, by providing vital blood products
to the veterinary profession.
To promote an understanding of and
educate those involved in the provision of health care to
animals. This relates in particular to those involved in the
emergency and critical care of animals through the advancement of
To educate the general public about
the welfare needs of animals and the availability of the provision
of care and welfare for animals.
To provide and promote a blood
transfusion service for animals.
To do this:
We have produced and work within a
Welfare Policy for our donors, to ensure that their health and
wellbeing is at the core of our service.
We provide the veterinary
profession with information to support a better understanding of
We work with:
Pet owners, to raise awareness of
the importance of dogs giving blood to support the needs of sick
and injured dogs which need lifesaving blood transfusions.
Veterinary professionals to
increase awareness of and understanding of how to use blood
products. We provide lectures and seminars on transfusion medicine
to ensure a better understanding within the profession.
Other pet orientated organisations
to raise awareness of good animal welfare and healthcare of
We undertake research to advance
blood donation and transfusion medicine and offer the most up to
date and accurate information to pet owners and veterinary
Help support Pet Blood Bank UK with a financial donation
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Scottish Charity No: 037745