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Blood Transfusion for 'Kate'
SPANIEL Kate is well on the road to recovery from a rare illness
- thanks to a doggy blood transfusion.
young spaniel was suffering from a form of anaemia which led
to a breakdown of her red blood cells.
although Stranraer vet Walker Miller put her on a drug treatment,
he feared it would not act in time.
home he went to Leswalt, collected one of his wife's champion
boxer dogs, took him to the practice in Academy Street, took
off about half a litre of blood and dripped it into the spaniel.
told the "Free Press" this week
"The following morning, the spaniel's red cell count was
again very low but by then the drug had started to kick
the transfusion, she would probably not have lasted the