Join Our Blood Donor Program Today

Using a pet blood bank, our veterinary specialists in Tucson are able to provide life-saving blood transfusions collected from brave dog and cat volunteers from our community.

What is a Veterinary Blood Bank?

What would you do if your beloved dog or cat were to become seriously injured in an accident or suffer from an illness that required life-saving surgery?

Our pets are members of our family and our specialty services are tailored to make sure that we can treat each and every one of our pets with the level of care that warrants. One of the ways we do so s through providing blood transfusion to pets in need.

There is a huge demand for blood transfusion services to treat all sorts of illnesses and injuries in the Tucson area and we need your pet's help! 

Your pet can help save the lives of other beloved pets by becoming a blood donor for animals with critical illnesses, traumatic blood loss, clotting problems and more. 

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Our Blood Donors

Blood transfusions from our blood bank are made possible entirely by keeping our supply of blood topped up with donation from volunteer families. You have the chance to give another person's four-legged family member the gift of life by participating in our blood donor program.

In order to be eligible to participate in our blood donor program, your dog or cat must meet certain criteria to ensure their blood will be as helpful to sick pets as possible.  

To learn more, take a look at our Donor Guidelines below.

Blood Donor Program Guidelines

  • Dogs
    • Between 1 and 7 years old with good temperament
    • Over 50lbs and a healthy weight for their size
    • Not on any chronic medications, has never bred, and has never received a blood transfusion themselves
    • Up-to-date on their vaccinations
    • Preferably already taking heartworm, flea and tic preventive medications
  • Cats
    • Indoor only
    • Between 1 and 8 years old with a good temperament
    • over 10lbs and a healthy weight for their size
    • Not on any chronic medications, has never bred, and hasn't received a blood transfusion themselves
    • Is not around cats that have been diagnosed with FELV or FIV
    • Up-to-date on their vaccinations
    • Preferably, already on flea and tick preventive medications

Once your pet has been cleared to donate blood, we will provide you with a number of services, free of charge! These include:

  • Complimentary annual exam and vaccinations
  • Complimentary annual labwork
  • Complimentary flea, tick and heartworm prevention

If you would like to learn more about our blood bank and blood donor program and how your dog or cat can become a hero, get in touch with Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson today.

Join Our Blood Donor Program Today

Help your pet become a healthcare hero with our blood donor program!

We are always accepting new applicants, dog or cat to be a member of our blood donor program. Help ensure other pets get the care they need today!

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