Dog blood drive held at Richmond veterinary clinic

Dog blood drive held at Richmond veterinary clinic
Stonehenge Veterinary Hospital will host a dog blood drive Aug. 1. (Source: Pixabay)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - You may think of donating your own blood, but what about donating your pet’s blood?

North American Veterinary Blood Bank is holding a dog blood donation drive Aug. 1 at Stonehenge Veterinary Hospital located at 906 Southlake Boulevard, just off Midlothian Turnpike in Chesterfield.

Donor animals will receive a free annual vet exam and blood screening, plus “affection and treats.”

Dogs need to be between 1 and 7 years old, weigh more than 50 pounds, be on preventative heartworm, flea and tick medication, not on medication for chronic illness, up-to-date on vaccines and have never received a blood transfusion.

They also need to be friendly.

Dogs can be registered at

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