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João Araújo

João Araújo

DVM, BENELUX Animal Blood Bank, Braga, Portugal


Dr. Araújo received his degree from Portugal’s Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD) in 2006; he spent the practical part of his final undergraduate year at the Hospital Veterinario do Porto, and he joined their Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) team after graduation, staying there until 2014. In 2016 he was elected to the Ordem dos Medicos Veterinários (OMV), the Portuguese statutory body for veterinarians, where he serves as treasurer for the Northern Council. A frequent speaker on ECC topics, he is currently Vice-President of the European Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. Dr. Araújo became a founding member and CEO of the Animal Blood Bank (Benelux) in 2022, and is currently clinical director of the Hospital Veterinário do Bom Jesus in Braga, Portugal.

Contributions from João Araújo

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A unit of dog blood

Issue number32.3 Published 11/01/2023

Small animal transfusion medicine

Confused about what blood product to use and when? This paper offers a review of the current options available for transfusion in small animal medicine.

By João Araújo and Maria João Dourado