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Blood Donor Dogs

Did you know that nearly 80% of greyhounds are universal blood donors?  Like people, these special hounds are able to give their blood to any canine in need.  

Queen City Greyhounds has a special partnership with Grady Veterinary Hospital, in Cincinnati, to supply them with two retired racing greyhounds every six months.  Several hounds are blood tested and two – who are universal donors – are selected to become the next ‘QCG Donor Dogs’.  

During the time they are at Grady’s, the staff members play with them, take them for walks at a nearby park, and generally, spoil them.  At the end of their time as donor dogs, both Grady and QCG actively work to find the retired racers’ forever families.

Gender: Male
Age: 8/11/2010
Coloring: Black
Weight: 64 lbs.

Gender: Male
Age: 5/4/2012
Coloring: Brindle
Weight: 64 lbs

Gender: Male
Age: 8/3/2010
Coloring: Black
Weight: 75 lbs.