The mission of North American Veterinary Blood Bank is to provide critical blood products to veterinary clinics, hospitals, emergency, and dialysis centers across the United States. Standing at the forefront of veterinary medicine, we make a difference one heartbeat at a time. We tirelessly strive to ensure that no pet’s life is cut short due to a lack of resources.

Across the US, we provide hope to families when their beloved pets are in critical need.

Explore this collection of stories and experience what NAVBB brings to pets in need, every day. If you are inspired by the hope of saving canine lives, please consider supporting our mission by registering your dog to become a canine blood donor.


Uplifting stories that showcase the reason for our mission


Heroic saves and stories of hope for canines through blood donation.

  • Resilience, Bravery, and love
    Resilience, Bravery, and Love SUCCESS STORIES: Hank and Nikita Published March, 2024 By: Samantha Dascomb We have all been seasoned from television and movies to hear that all success looks the same. The hero wins the race. Through struggle and adversity, the suffering overcomes all challenges and we have gleaming sunshine ahead. Think about the … Read more
  • 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. … Read more
  • 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 … Read more