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Blood Transfusions in Dogs and Cats

As we start to provide more advanced healthcare to cats and dogs, blood transfusions are becoming increasingly common and increasingly complex. Blood transfusions in dogs and cats may be needed for many reasons and come in many forms. Where does the blood for pet blood transfusions come from? Wherever possible, cats and dogs should receive […]

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Immune Mediated Haemolytic Anaemia (IMHA) in Dogs

IMHA is a relatively common cause of low red blood cell count in dogs but quite a rare condition in cats. What causes IMHA? Red blood cells carry oxygen around the body to all cells; oxygen is essential for energy production by the cell and without it cells cannot perform their necessary functions and will […]

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