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Blood Bank

Like humans in need of lifesaving blood transfusions, dogs can also benefit from donated blood.

The lives of up to three critically ill dogs can be saved from just one unit of blood donated. Every year many dogs require treatment for a variety of life threatening situations. Blood transfusions may be needed to assist in the support of surgical procedures, cancer treatment, parvovirus, toxicities and anaemia or bleeding disorders such as haemophilia.

Our Amberley clinic holds some blood stocks and can access blood locally in an emergency.

Our Clinics

North Canterbury Veterinary Clinics operates four clinics throughout the Hurunui region.