Pet Blood Bank
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Pet Blood Bank UK places animal
welfare at the heart of its charitable remit and we have set
exceptionally high standards with regards wellbeing. This guiding
principle is central to our standard operating procedures and in
the training of our staff.
We aim to produce high quality
blood products for use by the veterinary profession without
compromising donor welfare. We achieve this through careful donor
selection, highly skilled and trained staff and gold standard
operating procedures, all of which are regularly monitored and
auditedby the Veterinary Medicines Directorate.
The centralised collection,
processing and distribution of canine blood products has improved
the welfare of canine blood donors by allowing scheduled,
non-emergency collections by highly trained and specialised
Only dogs in good health and of
suitable temperament are selected as donors.
Donors will always be treated with
the utmost respect and sensitivity, and donations will be taken in
such a way as to minimize any anxiety or discomfort. If there
should ever be concerns about a donor's wellbeing the donation
would be immediately stopped.
Pet Blood Bank UK is committed to
monitoring and recording donor wellbeing in order to create a pool
of ideal long-term donors.
Scottish Charity No: 037745