Your pet can give blood in France, even if you cannot

Animals, like humans, can give and receive blood - but there is no nationwide organised system in place

When most people think about blood donation and transfusion, not many consider animals - but in the case of an accident, or even serious illness, pets can need blood transfusions.

The problem is that, in France - unlike the UK or USA - there is no organised blood bank system, and some vets do not offer the treatment at all.

Instead, animal blood for transfusions is organised on an ad hoc basis across the ...

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