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Blood donor dogs Wood Vets

Dogs can become blood donors just like us, and help other dogs in need.

We are looking for dogs to become blood donors. Dogs that match the following criteria can help save a fellow dogs life:

* Between 1-8 years old
* Weigh more than 25kg ( lean body condition )
* Good temperament and be willing to lie on their side for 15 mins for a tummy rub
* Never travelled abroad
* Vaccinated
* Not on any medication

Dogs have different blood types just like us. In the UK we test for DEA 1 Negative and DEA 1 Positive. Around 30{ecd8c12722fada60526afbc133c56c37cec590848e0d4568509294d94d94a1d7} of dog blood donors being negative, keeping up with demand can be challenging. It has been found that certain breeds can are more likely to be Negative and we are particularly appealing to these owners to register their canine companion.

* Dobermanns, Greyhounds, Boxers, German Shepherds, Flat Coat Retrievers, Airedale Terriers, Weimaraner, Lurchers, American Bulldogs, English Pointers and English Bull Terriers.

For more information or to register your dog please contact our Nurses Lucy or Becky on 01452 543990.

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Seasonal spring advice

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Does your pet need to shed some weight?

Does your pet need to shed some weight?

With recent studies showing up to 30% of all British pets are obese, and as we start the new year, it’s time to start thinking about the waistlines of our furry friends