Edmonton Police Service dogs to donate blood at NAIT
WHAT: Police service dogs will donate blood at NAIT’s Animal Blood Bank. The donation will help address a chronic shortage of canine blood in Alberta.
WHERE: NAIT Main Campus
Room X100 (in X Building on campus map)
11762 106 St.
WHEN: Friday, May 10, 2013
WHO: Const. Murray Burke, EPS Canine Unit
Shauna Lesick, instructor, NAIT Animal Health Technology
WHY: NAIT is the only satellite collection site in Alberta for the Canadian Animal Blood Bank, which provides blood products for dogs in need of transfusions. Over 2,000 donations have been collected since NAIT’s Animal Blood Bank opened in 2001. The blood bank provides approximately 25% of the nation’s canine blood supply.
For more information, please contact:
NAIT Media Relations
P 780.471.8450 C 780.916.8307 E firstname.lastname@example.org
Edmonton Police Service
P 780.421.3553 E email@example.com