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Pay It Forward For Our Furry Friends (Veterinary Blood & Organ Donation Programs)

Did you know that there are programs for cats and dogs to be blood, organ, and tissue donors? If you’re interested, check out these resources:

Basics about donating companions organs, blood, and/or tissue

Cress, Caitlin. “Euthanized pets give one last gift.” PBS NewsHour. 17 Aug 2014. 6 Sept 2016. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/euthanized-pets-give-one-last-gift/ Granshaw, Lisa. “What owners need . . . → Read More: Pay It Forward For Our Furry Friends (Veterinary Blood & Organ Donation Programs)

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Getting By With A Little Help From Frankies Friends (Financial Help For Pets With Life-Threatening Conditions)

If your finances limit your ability to seek necessary medical treatment for your companion, please contact Frankie’s Friends. They’re a non-profit foundation dedicated to finding cures and saving pets with cancer and other life-threatening conditions.

Their mission: “We save pets’ lives by providing grants to help with the cost of life-saving or life-enhancing emergency or . . . → Read More: Getting By With A Little Help From Frankies Friends (Financial Help For Pets With Life-Threatening Conditions)

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Veterinary Spin Doctors (How Safe Are Pet Medications)

Pop quiz! The manufacturer’s insert in a bottle of a veterinary pharmaceutical that’s been approved for use in animals for years says “no adverse effects have been found in animals taking this drug”. How certain can I be that this drug will have no negative side effects for my cat?

A. It’s uncertain . . . → Read More: Veterinary Spin Doctors (How Safe Are Pet Medications)

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