Blood Bank Donor Volunteers

These remarkable canine heroes are saving lives with each blood donation.  All our donors are beloved, healthy pets living in wonderful homes with their parents outside of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Learn more about the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Blood Bank and how your dog may be able to participate.

Baxter’s Bio

Adopted From

West Tennessee

Favorite Trick

“Pound it!” (he gives us a fist bump) and “Pray” (holds his treat on his nose)

Favorite Treat

Any food

Baxter’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…my mom helps save animals lives, so I wanted to help too!

Bonus Fact

I love all things Taylor Swift, napping on the couch, and hanging out with my emotionally supportive beagle brother, Jase.

Caroline’s Bio

Adopted From

AU College of Veterinary Medicine Canine Performance Sciences

Favorite Trick

Fetch

Favorite Treat

Vegetables

Caroline’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…enrolled because we wanted to help save other dogs in need.

Bonus Fact

I can’t stop wiggling when I am happy!

Dobie’s Bio

Adopted From

Streets of Auburn

Favorite Trick

Howling with my family

Favorite Treat

Freshly home-made bread

Dobie’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…my family enrolled me in the donor program after hearing about the great need in the vet hospital. They felt blessed to have a healthy, strong dog like me and wanted to give back.

Bonus Fact

I smile sheepishly when I’m in trouble.

Edith’s Bio

Adopted From

Sweet Home Doberman Rescue

Favorite Trick

Sit

Favorite Treat

Bread

Edith’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…my mom is an LVT and would like to help the hospital provide the best care and save as many lives as possible.

Harley’s Bio

Adopted From

Sweet Home Doberman Rescue

Favorite Trick

I’m a one trick girlie that is very good a sit.

Favorite Treat

Pup-Peronis and the occasional Starbucks Pup Cup

Harley’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…so that I could help save lives and make new friends along the way!

Bonus Fact

I was born with a congenitally deformed left front leg. Though I may look a little different and walk with a limp, my leg does not hold me back. I am the happiest girl and live my life to the fullest. I use my “funny leg” to harass my sibling dogs or I will prop my deformed paw on your lap when I want attention.

Honey’s Bio

Adopted From

Murfreesboro, TN

Favorite Trick

Shake

Favorite Treat

Pupperoni

Honey’s Fun Facts

Bonus Fact

Skilled excavator

Hooey Sue’s Bio

Adopted From

Streets of Dadeville, AL

Favorite Trick

Spinning

Favorite Treat

I am not a picky eater, but my all-time favorite treat is beating mom to the horse hoof trimmings after the farrier visits.

Hooey Sue’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…my parents enrolled me as a donor because my big sister had hemangiosarcoma and had to have a blood transfusion during her splenectomy. We will forever be grateful for the extra time we got to spend with Mumu. I hope that my donation can give another family more time with their loved one.

Bonus Fact

I keep the chickens in line when the roosters get too feisty and my mom thinks it is sweet that I break up the commotion but don’t eat them.

Juno’s Bio

Adopted From

Dry Ridge, KY, but I was adopted from a shelter in Cincinnati

Favorite Trick

Having the same sleep schedule as a common house cat

Favorite Treat

Frozen blueberries

Juno’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…my mom enrolled me in the blood bank because it is a great cause and because I love the attention that comes from it.

Bonus Fact

My favorite pastimes include chasing lizards, cuddling up for a movie with Mom, and trying to provide as little personal space as possible.

Koa’s Bio

Adopted From

Wetumpka, Alabama

Favorite Trick

Speak to me

Favorite Treat

Crushed ice

Koa’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…my mom is an LVT and would like to help the hospital provide the best care and save as many lives as possible.

Bonus Fact

I chase mom around the house when she gets home “talking” to me until she pets me enough that I’m is satisfied.

Mango’s Bio

Adopted From

Hearts N’ Homes Rescue in GA

Favorite Trick

Shake

Favorite Treat

Peanut butter

Mango’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…my parents enrolled me because buying less food means buying me more tennis balls!

Bonus Fact

Life Motto: Ball is life

Maverick’s Bio

Adopted From

Rescued from Warrior, AL

Favorite Trick

Pretending I can’t hear you

Favorite Treat

Pup cups!

Maverick’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…I’m calm, cool, and collected.

Bonus Fact

I love nose kisses!

Noel’s Bio

Adopted From

Gadsden, AL

Favorite Trick

Sitting for food

Favorite Treat

Peanut butter!

Noel’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…I am a very kind and patient dog and I love making new human friends!

Bonus Fact

I was a bottle fed baby.

Regina’s Bio

Adopted From

AU College of Veterinary Medicine Canine Performance Sciences

Favorite Trick

Fetch (ball is life)

Favorite Treat

All food

Regina’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…I am the best good girl and I enjoy helping others.

Bonus Fact

I love to melt when people touch me.

Ryder’s Bio

Adopted From

Tuscaloosa, AL

Favorite Trick

Becoming liquid when anyone touches me

Favorite Treat

Anything off the counter when mom isn’t looking

Ryder’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…I’m a good girl who loves to be social.

Bonus Fact

I’m a true loyal lab who never leaves my mom’s side wherever we go!

Stiles’ Bio

Adopted From

Kentucky

Favorite Trick

Weave through legs

Favorite Treat

Peanut butter

Stiles’ Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…I’m such a sweet and loving boy.

Bonus Fact

I am obsessed with tennis balls and prefer the orange ones.

Tucker’s Bio

Adopted From

Lexington, KY

Favorite Trick

“Cuddles!” or “Spin”

Favorite Treat

Anything mom has

Tucker’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…my mom is a vet student studying to save lives and I wanted to help too!

Bonus Fact

My mom’s friends adopted my siblings, so we got to grow up playing together all the time!

Turbo’s Bio

Adopted From

Second Chance Greyhound Rescue

Favorite Trick

Rooing

Favorite Treat

Carrots

Turbo’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…I love visiting the AU vet school!

Bonus Fact

I do the “dognado” (spinning in place.)

Wiley’s Bio

Adopted From

Birmingham Humane Society

Favorite Trick

Saying my prayers

Favorite Treat

Anything and everything! But I really love carrots!

Wiley’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…because my mom is a 2nd year vet student studying to save animals just like me! She works really hard to make a difference in the lives of animals, and this is my way of giving back!

Bonus Fact

According to the shelter I was adopted from, I am labeled as a “Beautifully Blended Mix”. I am very talkative and love expressing myself by howling. I’m also really good at jumping fences!

Zoey’s Bio

Adopted From

East Alabama Humane Society

Favorite Trick

Speak

Favorite Treat

Anything edible

Zoey’s Fun Facts

I’m a donor because…

…I love helping others and enjoy all the attention I get from the hospital staff.

Bonus Fact

I can jump over almost anything!