Dogs wearing red bandanas for donating blood

Pet Blood Bank’s upcoming donor sessions for 2024

Published 29.12.23

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Fitzpatrick Referrals is delighted to continue its support of Pet Blood Bank by hosting further blood donation sessions for dogs at our referral practice near Godalming.

Pet Blood Bank is a blood service for animals and runs donation sessions across the UK where dogs come to give blood, which is then used by vets to help save the lives of other critically ill dogs.

Our upcoming donation sessions

We are hosting donation sessions for Pet Blood Bank on the following dates to help them in their mission to ensure blood is always available for dogs who need it.

Saturday 15th June 2024

Saturday 10th August 2024

Saturday 26th October 2024

Saturday 21st December 2024

Appointments for donation sessions at Fitzpatrick Referrals must be booked in advance directly with Pet Blood Bank.

Keep reading to find out how your dog could become a lifesaving donor, or if your dog already donates, you can check our upcoming session dates and book your next appointment through the Pet Blood Bank app, or by calling them on 01509 232 222.

Dogs wearing red bandanas for donating blood
Thank you to the dogs who donated blood at our first Pet Blood Bank session.

Could your dog be a lifesaving blood donor?

We need large, happy, and confident dogs to come along to our donation sessions and give blood. Your dog could be a lifesaving blood donor if they are:

  • Fit and healthy
  • Between one and eight years old
  • Weigh more than 25kg
  • Confident and enjoy meeting new people
  • Have a good temperament
  • Have never travelled outside of the UK and Ireland
  • Not on any medication

What happens when you bring your dog to give blood?

Visit Pet Blood Bank’s website for further information about what happens when you bring your dog to a donation session.

Register your dog for our donation sessions

If you would like to register your dog to give blood at our donation sessions, please visit the Pet Blood Bank website. They will gather all your information, check your dog is suitable for donating blood, and get you booked into one of our future donation sessions.

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