SAVING LIVES, SHARING STORIES

The NAVBB Blog

Welcome to the North American Veterinary Blood Bank’s blog—a hub of knowledge, compassion, and inspiration in the world of canine blood donation. Here, we invite you to embark on a journey with us as we heartwarming stories from our community, introduce you to our partners, announce new and updated information about blood donation, and more.

Our blog is more than just a collection of articles; it’s a platform where we share our passion for animals and our commitment to saving lives. Whether you’re a pet owner, a veterinary professional, or simply an animal lover, we hope you’ll find heartening tales that resonate with you.

Join us as we shed light on the importance of blood donation for pets and celebrate the remarkable bond between humans and animals. Together, let’s ignite conversations, foster learning, and spread positivity within our community.

Thank you for visiting our blog. We’re thrilled to have you here, and we look forward to sharing this enriching journey with you.


  • There for Pets Whenever Care is Needed

    There for Pets Whenever Care is Needed

    PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: Pender Pet Retreat, where pets can receive care whenever it is needed.

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  • Committed to A Loving Environment

    Committed to A Loving Environment

    PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: A Dog’s Day Out (Van Dorn). Learn about one of NAVBB’s daycare partners. A daycare committed to the love and care of canines.

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  • A Mind and Body Care Daycare

    A Mind and Body Care Daycare

    PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: Doggie Depot. Learn about one of NAVBB’s daycare partners. A boutique style daycare about one hour from D.C. nestled in the Virginia Valley that takes a holistic approach to canine care.

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  • Daycare with A Giving Heart

    Daycare with A Giving Heart

    PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: Bark + Boarding. Learn about NAVBB’s first daycare partner. A unique daycare in Northern Virginia with a desire to connect with the community and help the canine world.

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  • Canine Blood Donors Get Free Daycare!

    We have exciting news for all of our current and future canine blood donors. The North American Veterinary Blood Bank has a new partnership with Dogtopia of Manassas and Dogtopia of Gainesville! Both locations are in the Northern Virginia Region. After each 2 completed blood donations, canine blood donors are eligible to receive a FREE…

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  • Canine Hero and Police Dog

    K9 Police Unit As many people know, police dogs play an important role in helping assist their police departments. They are essential in helping their local communities stay safe. Meet Axel, a police dog from Tallmadge, Ohio. He is a canine hero to all those he helps to protect and is universally loved in Tallmadge.…

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  • Animal Blood Donor to the Rescue

    Over the course of several days, the owners of a young 2-year old dog named Little Bear noticed he had less energy than normal. He just did not seem like his normal self. They rushed him to an emergency vet hospital and it turned out that Little Bear was critically ill. Severely anemic and requiring…

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  • Stonehenge Donor Days

    Your Dog can be a Hero! The North American Veterinary Blood Bank is excited to announce that we are expanding into the Richmond community! We are partnering with Stonehenge Veterinary Hospital . This partnership allows us to provide blood more quickly to the greater Richmond area and to better help dogs in our local community.…

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