Animal Blood Banks in the United States

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There are several animal blood banks scattered across the United States. Many blood banks operate as a nonprofit business, recruiting volunteer donor dogs in the community. If you are interested in more information on blood banks, or to determine if your dog would qualify as a donor, please contact the individual blood bank and read Can Your Dog Be a Blood Donor Dog?

Below is contact information for some animal blood banks in the United States:

Animal Blood Bank DBA

This blood bank is located in Stockbridge, Michigan and ships to most parts of the country. They supply canine, feline, llama, ovine and bovine blood products.

Contact information:
Animal Blood Bank DBA
PO Box 609, Stockbridge MI. 49285
Office: 517-851-8244
Fax: 517-851-7762.

Blue Ridge Veterinary Blood Bank

All volunteer canine blood bank located in Severna Park, Maryland.

Contact information:
Blue Ridge Veterinary Blood Bank
120 East Cornwell Lane
Purcellville, Virginia 20132
Phone: (540) 338-7387
Phone: (800) 949-3822 (EVBB)
Website: http://www.brvbb.com/site/view/190152_Home.pml

Hemopet

Hemopet is a canine blood bank located in Garden Grove, California.

Contact information:
Hemopet
11330 Markon Drive
Garden Grove, CA 92841
Phone: (714) 891-2022
Website: www.hemopet.org

The Veterinarians' Blood Bank, Inc.

The Veterinarian's Blood Bank is located in Vallonia, Indiana and works to supply canine blood.

Contact information:
The Veterinarians' Blood Bank
3849 S. State Road 135
Vallonia, IN 47281
Phone: 812.358.8500
Toll Free Phone: 1.877.838.8533
Website: www.vetbloodbank.com

St. Louis Animal Blood Bank

This is an all-volunteer canine donor blood bank servicing St. Louis and surrounding areas.

Contact information:
St. Louis Animal Blood Bank
9937 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, Missouri
Phone: 314.822.7600
Website: www.stlouisanimalemergencyclinic.com

Animal Blood Bank

Contact information:
Animal Blood Bank
P.O. Box 1118
Dixon, California 95620
Toll Free: 800-243-5759
Office: 707-678-7350
Website: www.animalbloodbank.com

The Pet Blood Bank

The Pet Blood Bank holds frequent blood drives throughout Central Texas.

Contact information:
Phone: (800) 906-7059
http://www.pettransfusion.com/index.htm

Sun States Animal Blood Bank

This is an all-volunteer blood bank that is commonly looking for donors.

Contact information:
Sun States: Blood Banks for Animals, Inc
2927 NE 6 Ave
Wilton Manors, FL 33334-2606
Telephone (954) 630-2231
www.sunstates.org

HemoSolutions

Contact information:
3775 Airport Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Phone: (719) 380-1900
Toll-free: 1 (800) 791-2507
Website: www.hemosolutions.com

Rocky Mountain Blood Services

Contact information:
Rocky Mountain Blood Services
17701 Cottonwood Dr.
Office 2
Parker, CO 80134
719.522.3227
Website: http://rockymountainbloodservices.com

University of California Davis Veterinary Teaching Hospital Blood Bank

Contact information:
UCDavis VTH
Phone: (530) 752-1393, ext. 421.
Website: http://www.news.ucdavis.edu/search/news_detail.lasso?id=8551
Website: http://www.ucvmc-sd.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/

Canine Blood Bank of Central Iowa

Contact Information:
Canine Blood Bank of Central Iowa
6110 Creston Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa 50321
Phone: (515) 280-3051
Website: http://www.aecdsm.com/caninebloodbank.php

Murphy's Blood Bank/Southern Arizona Veterinary & Specialty & Emergency Center

Contact information:
141 E Fort Lowell
Tucson, AZ 85705
Phone: 520-888-3177
Website: http://www.southernazvets.com/news.htm

Dove Lewis Blood Bank

Contact information:
Northwest Hospital
1945 NW Pettygrove
Portland, Oregon 97209
Phone: (503) 228-7281
Website: http://dovelewis.org/

Ocean State Veterinary Specialists

Contact information:
Ocean State Veterinary Specialists
1480 S County Trail
East Greenwich, RI 02818
Phone: (401) 886-6787
Website: www.osvs.net

Angell Animal Medical Center

Contact information:
350 South Huntington Ave.

Boston, MA 02130

Phone: (617) 522-7282
Website: http://www.mspca.org

Buddies for Life Canine Blood Bank

Contact Information:
1400 South Telegraph Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Phone: (248) 334 – 6877
Website: http://www.ovrs.com/canine_blood_bank/index.php

Emergency Clinic For Animals Blood Donor Program

Contact Information:
Emergency Clinic Animals SC
229 West Beltline Hwy
Madison, WI 53713
Phone: 608-274-7772
Website: www.emergencyclinicforanimals.com

University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine

Contact information:
College of Veterinary Medicine
-The University of Tennessee 

SACS
C247 Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Knoxville, TN 379964544
Phone: (865) 974-8387
Website: http://www.vet.utk.edu/bloodbank/index.php

Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Contact information:
College of Veterinary Medicine
240 Wise Center Drive
PO Box 6100
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Phone: (662) 325-3432
Website: http://www.cvm.msstate.edu/

Veterinary Teaching Hospital at North Carolina State University

Contact information:
NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Teaching Hospital
4700 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27606
Phone: (919) 513-650
Website: http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/vth

Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Contact information:
Michigan State University/College of Veterinary Medicine
East Lancing, MI 448824-1314
Phone: (517) 355-6509
Website: http://cvm.msu.edu

Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Contact information:
Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
PO Box 647010
Pullman, WA 99164-7010
Phone: 509-335-9515
Website: http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu

Ohio State University Blood Bank

Contact Information:
Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
601 Vernon L. Tharp Street
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: Phone: (614) 292-3551
Website: http://www.vet.ohio-state.edu/bloodbank.htm

Twin Cities Animal Blood Bank

Contact Information:
14690 Pennock Avenue
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Phone: (952) 953-3737
Websites: http://www.smaec.com/tcabb/index.php


For more information about animal blood banks in your area, call your local veterinarian, veterinary school or veterinary emergency clinic. They may have information about local blood banks and can guide you to them.

For more information about whether your dog can be a donor dog, go to Can Your Dog Be a Blood Donor Dog?

  • Volunteer donor dog during a donation: The dog lies comfortably on his side and a needle is placed in his jugular vein to extract the blood. The procedure takes about 15 to 20 minutes in most dogs.

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Debra A. Primovic, BSN, DVM, Editor-in-Chief, is a graduate of the Ohio State University School of Nursing and the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Following her veterinary medical training, Dr. Primovic practiced in general small animal practices as well as veterinary emergency practices. She was staff veterinarian at the Animal Emergency Clinic of St. Louis, Missouri, one of the busiest emergency/critical care practices in the United States as well as MedVet Columbus, winner of the AAHA Hospital of the year in 2014. She also spends time in general practice at the Granville Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Primovic divides her time among veterinary emergency and general practice, editing, writing, and updating articles for PetPlace.com, and editing and indexing for veterinary publications. She loves both dogs and cats but has had extraordinary cats in her life, all of which have died over the past couple years. Special cats in her life were Kali, Sammy, Pepper and Beanie.