Wilvet Dog Blood Donor Program

Your Dog Could Save Lives!

Blood Donor Team

Blood Donor Coordinator: Meghan Schuster (OSU Carlson School of Veterinary Medicine, Class of 2027), Supervised by Makena Pike – Wilvet’s Medical Operation’s Manager

Criteria For Canine Blood Donors

  • Age: Between 1-7 years old  
  • Weight: Weighs more than 65lbs  
  • Disposition: Good temperament 
  • Blood Type:Must be blood typed, and be a universal donor (DEA-) 
  • Health Check: Up to date on annual Exam and Lab Work: CBC & Chemistry  
  • Disease Free: Negative heartworm test within the last year 
  • Prevention: On monthly preventative year-round (flea and heartworm) 
  • Medications: Not on medications for at least 2 weeks prior or have any preexisting conditions 
  • Vaccinations: Proof of up-to-date Rabies and DHLPP vaccines 
  • No Previous Blood Transfusions: Has never received a blood transfusion
  • Donation Frequency: At least 90 days since previous donation 

Why Should Your Dog Donate?

Aside from saving other furry friends’ lives, donating results in:

  • T-shirts for the humans, bandanas for the dogs at first donation
  • Credit on accounts ($75 one time after 3 donations)
  • One can of food each donation
  • Free yearly blood donor lab work & exam
  • Free emergency exam fee ($103) yearly (no roll over)
  • Blood transfusions to match their donations (free)
  • Buy 6 preventatives, get 6 (flea, tick, heartworm)

Does your dog check off all of the boxes?

Then call us a 541-753-2223 and get started!

What's Next

  • 1

    Call us to schedule an appointment

  • 2

    Meet with a doctor for an initial exam.

  • 3

    Put a plan together for your pet.