During a medical emergency or severe illness, blood and plasma transfusions may be a life-saving solution for your pet. At Avondale Animal Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, our veterinary staff are professionally trained to perform blood and plasma transfusions. We guarantee that your pet will receive the most skilled care throughout their procedure.
Although immediate trauma might come to mind as the most obvious reason for a blood transfusions, there are many medical issues which may also require these life-saving services, including:
Blood disorders like chronic anemia
Low red blood cell counts
Complications from autoimmune diseases which destroy red blood cells
Complications from pets swallowing coins or metallic objects
Complications from infectious diseases
Minor or major surgery
Organ failure, in particular liver and kidney failures
Various forms of cancer
Our hospital is equipped with in-house hematology machines, blood chemistry machines and electrolytes, which give us the ability to respond to your pet’s health needs quickly and efficiently. We also understand that your pet may have special blood conditions like anemia, infections or severe wounds. For this reason, we develop blood and plasma treatments which are specific to your pet’s individual needs.
If your pet is in need of blood or plasma transfusions contact us at Avondale Animal Hospital. We are proud to be one of the premier veterinary hospitals offering blood and plasma transfusions for pets in Birmingham, Alabama.