We need MORE donor dogs :)

 

 

WE NEED MORE BLOOD DONORS!!


Your dog may be a candidate to be a blood donor:
55 lbs or over
1-8 years of age
current in vaccinations
even temperament

For more information, contact us at:
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or call us: 204.632.2586

  

 

References for Further Reading

Topic

Title

Authors

Publication

Bleeding Disorders

Canine Transfusion Reactions and Their Management

Harrell, Karyn A
Kristensen, Annemarie T.

Veterinary Clinic of North America: Small Animal Practice Volume 25 Number 6 November 1995

Hereditary Bleeding Disorders in Dogs and Cats

Brooks, Marjory

Symposium Veterinary Medicine June 1999

Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in Dogs and Cats

Coutu, G. Guillermo

Symposium Veterinary Medicine June 1999

Rational Therapy in Disseminated Intravasular Coagulation

Ruehl, William
Mills, Cynthia
Feldman, Bernard F

JAVMA Volume 181 July 1 1982

Management of Canine von Willebrand’s Disease

Brooks, Marjorie

Problems in Veterinary Medicine Volume 4 No 4 December 1992

Blood Banking

Evaluation of an Additive for Preservation of Canine Red Blood Cells

Wardrop, K. Jane
Owen, Tina J.
Meyers, Kenneth M.

JAVMA Volume 8 Number 4July-August 1994

Preparation and Transfusion of Canine Platelet Concentrates

Abrams-Ogg, Anthony C.G.
Kruth, Stephen A.
Carter, Ronald F.
Valli, Victor E.
Kamel-Reid, Suzanne
DubJ, Ian D.

Am J Vet Res Volume 54 Number 4April 1993

Management of the Feline Blood Donor

Kaufman, Patricia M.

Problems in Veterinary Medicine Volume 4 Number 4December 1992

Blood Components – Collection, Processing, and Storage

Schneider, Ann

Veterinary Clinic of North America: Small Animal Practice Volume 25 Number 6 November 1995

Modern Veterinary Blood Banking Practices and their Applications in Companion Animal Practice

Feldman, Bernard F. Kristensen, Annemarie T.

Veterinary Clinic of North America: Small Animal Practice Volume 25 Number 6 November 1995

Blood Component Therapy

Managing Immune-mediated Hemolytic Anemia in Dogs

Lifton, Sephanie

Symposium Veterinary Medicine June 1999

Efficacy of Fresh-Frozen Plasma and Cryoprecipitate in Dogs with von Willebrand’s Disease or Hemophilia A

Stokol, Tracy
Parry, Bruce W

J Vet Intern Med 1998:12:84-92

Fluid Therapy

Rudloff, Elke
Kirby, Rebecca
White, Julie

Veterinary Technician July 1996

Medical Indications for Plasma Therapy

Wardrop, K. Jane Pullman, W.A.

Proc. 14th ACVIM Forum 1996

Canine Blood Transfusions

Hohenhaus, Anne E.

Problems in Veterinary
Medicine Volume 4 Number
4December 1992

The Role of Blood Component Therapy in the Management of Canine and Feline Patients with Cancer

Rudloff, Elke

Veterinary Clinic of North America: Small Animal Practice Volume 25 Number 6 November 1995

Transfusion Therapy in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

Kirby, Rebecca

Veterinary Clinic of North America: Small Animal Practice Volume 25 Number 6 November 1995

Use of Blood Components in Canine and Feline Patients with Hemostatic Disorders

De Gopegui, Rafael Ruiz Feldman, Bernard F.

Veterinary Clinic of North America: Small Animal Practice Volume 25 Number 6 November 1995

General Principles of Small Animal Blood Component Administration

Kristensen, Annemarie Feldman, Bernard F.

Veterinary Clinic of North America: Small Animal Practice Volume 25 Number 6 November 1995

Blood Types & Blood Typing
Canine/Feline
 

Canine Blood Groups and their Importance in Veterinary Transfusion Medicine

Hale, Anne

Veterinary Clinic of North America: Small Animal Practice Volume 25 Number 6 November 1995

In-House Canine and Feline Blood Typing

Feldman, Bernard F

Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association November/December 1999 Volume 35

Production, Characterisation, and Applications of a Murine Monoclonal Antibody to Dog Erythrocyte Antigen 1.1

Andrews, Gordon A. Chavey, Patricia S. Smith, Joseph E.

 

Equine Transfusion Medicine

Equine Neonatal Isoerythrolysis: Evidence for Prevention by Maternal Antibodies to the Ca Blood Group Antigen

Bailey, Ernest Albright, Darrilyn G. Henney, Pamela J

Am J. Vet Res Volume 49 Number 8 August 1988

Expansion of the D System of Horse Red Cell Alloantigens

Bowling, A.T.
Williams, M.J.

Animal Genetics 1991, 22, 361-367

The Use and Efficacy of Horse Blood Typing Tests

Bowling, A.T.

J Equine Vet Science Volume 5 Number 4

The D Blood Group System of the Horse

Sandberg, Kaj

Anim. Blood Grps. biochem, Genet 4 1973

Clinical Survey of Antibodies Against Red Blood Cells in Horses After Homologous Blood Transfusion

Wong, P.L.
Nickel, L.S.
Bowling, A.T.
Steffey, E.P.

Am J Vet Res Volume 47 Number 12 December 1986

Feline Transfusion Medicine

Feline Transfusion Medicine

Griot-Wenk, Monika Giger, Urs

Veterinary Clinic of North America: Small Animal Practice Volume 25 Number 6 November 1995

Feline Transfusion Medicine

Giger, Urs

Problems in Veterinary
Medicine Volume 4 Number 4 December 1992

Transfusion Reactions

Canine Transfusion Reactions – Part 1
Causes and Consequences

Harrell, Karyn
Kristensen, Annemarie
Parrow, Janice
 

The Compendium – Small Animal Volume 19 Number 2February 1997

Canine Transfusion Reactions – Part 2
Prevention and Treatment

Harrell, Karyn Kristensen, Annemarie
Parrow, Janice

The Compendium – Small Animal Volume 19 Number 2 February 1997

An Acute Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction Caused by Dog Erythrocyte Antigen 1.1 Incompatibility in a Previously Sensitized Dog

Giger, Urs
Gelens, C.J.
Callan, M.B.
Oakley, D.A.

JAVMA Volume 206 Number 9 May 1 1995

Donor Frequently Asked Questions


What is the Canadian Animal Blood Bank?

The Canadian Animal Blood Bank (CABB) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supplying quality blood products to Canadian veterinarians. At our head office located at Red River College (RRC) in Winnipeg, MB we collect, process, store and ship blood products. There is also a collection site in Edmonton, AB at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). The CABB was founded as a joint effort between the Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) and RRC.


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Do dogs have blood types?

Yes, they do, but not the same as us. There are 7 major blood groups in the dog, labeled as DEA (Dog Erythrocyte Antigen) 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8. The DEA 1 system consists of types 1.1 and 1.2. DEA 1.1 is the most significant type and all of our donor dogs are tested to determine if they are positive or negative for DEA 1.1

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What about cats?

Yes, cats have blood types too. They are different than dogs. Cats have a blood group system called the AB system consisting of 3 blood types which are: A, B and AB.


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Can cats donate blood?

We do not collect blood from cats at the CABB. There are more complications involved when collecting from a cat. As you probably know, most cats will not sit still and would have to be sedated. The amount of blood volume needed to be taken from a cat and their small size in combination with using a sedative may increase the risk of an adverse reaction such as low blood pressure.


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What happens when a cat needs a transfusion?

The need for transfusions in cats is not as common as in dogs. Transfusions for cats are dealt with on an as needed basis. A volunteered cat will be brought in to the vet clinic to provide an immediate transfusion to the recipient cat.


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Where is the blood going to?

The blood collected at the CABB is available to veterinarians all across Canada.


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Are there other blood banks in Canada?

Yes, there are other blood banks that supply blood to clinics in their immediate area, but the CABB, with collection locations in Winnipeg, Edmonton, and Toronto, is the main national supplier of canine blood products.


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What are the uses of blood products?

The wide range of transfusion needs might include: combating illness or disease, treating an acute blood volume loss and preventative measures in routine surgeries for dogs with bleeding disorders.


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How much blood is collected from a dog and how often?

A unit of blood collected from a dog is approximately 450-500 mLs and they are eligible to donate every 3 months.


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Links

15+ donation Edmonton Blood Donors

Current dedicated blood donors who have contributed more than 15 donations and still going! 

  • Ava Wylie - 16
  • Wally Csongradi - 21
  • Anna Granholm -19
  • Merlyn Klymchuk - 22
  • Raven Klymchuk - 16
  • Dingo Lesick - 31

15+ donation Winnipeg Blood Donors

Dog Party September 2011


Other milestone donors not able to attend:

  • Kia Cain Johnson with 17 donations
  • Hannah Lebleu with 25 donations
  • Randy Fleming with 18 donations
  • Gala Nelson with 21 donations
  • Copper Kleban with 16 donations
  • Loki Solinske/Riesenberger with 15 donations
  • Trigger Tataryn with 17 donations
  • Abby Purcell with 17 and Amos Purcell with 19 donations
  • Luke Rhymer with 17 donations
  • Bailey Mamott with 18 donations
  • Creed Walls with 17 donations

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