An urgent appeal has been made by UCD's Vet Hospital.
An urgent appeal for dog blood donors has been made by UCD's Vet Hospital.
They need to be over 25kg, between 1 and 8 years-old, healthy and have a good temperament.
Accidents and surgery are some of the reasons why dogs need transfusions and just like humans, they also have blood types.
People are being asked to contact the Vet blood donor clinic.
Midlands vet Des Groome, from Groome's Vets, has been speaking with Will Faulkner on the Midlands Today Show, and he says the pandemic is probably to blame: