Investing in Animal Health: Introducing the Plasvacc Veterinary Blood Bank

Plasvacc USA is pleased to announce its newest division, the Plasvacc Veterinary Blood Bank. Headquartered in Brock, Texas, the blood bank now allows Plasvacc to offer canine—and soon feline—whole-blood products in addition to our existing lineup of industry-leading hyperimmunized plasma products and diagnostic supplies. Initially serving the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, we hope to soon offer whole-blood products to a …

Why Caniplas Should Be in Every Vets’ Freezer

The process of plasmapheresis has been a staple of modern medicine for nearly 60 years, enabling countless therapies across a wide variety of care disciplines. And while its introduction into veterinary standards of care took several more decades, the process was originally successfully proven all the way back in 1916 with a canine patient.  Today, the procedure has benefitted from …

How Our Plasma Purity and Safety Protocols Impact Your Patient Outcomes

While the efficacy of plasma treatments has been long proven, they’re still only as effective as they are safe. With the highest possible level of safety and efficacy serving as our primary goal for each and every one of our products here at Plasvacc, we take great pride in adhering to the most stringent quality control and safety processes in …

Why 100% Traceable, Single-source Donor, Cell-free Plasma Matters

Here at Plasvacc, we’ve devoted decades to developing our donor management and collection processes in order to provide the safest, most effective licensed equine and canine plasma products possible. Plasvacc was started for the benefit of our very own animals, and it has been a tireless labor of love to create a product lineup that sets the bar for current …

What is Failure of Passive Transfer in Foals? A Comprehensive Look

Veterinary professionals working with horses know just how devastating Failure of Passive Transfer (FPT) in foals can be. A serious condition that places newborn foals at risk of developing life-threatening complications, FPT can occur in 10-20% of foals, which in the U.S. alone can account for nearly 4,000 foals in a given year At Plasvacc, we’ve worked hard to develop …

Get to Know Plasvacc USA — Meet the Team!

Headquartered in Templeton, CA, Plasvacc USA Inc. was founded in 1987 and occupies over 60 acres of gently rolling countryside in the heart of California’s Central Coast. Home to our donor herd, we take immense pride in giving them such an amazing place to call home.  Our herd has plenty of room to roam in the large, irrigated, pastures. Century-old …

Caniplas and Parvovirus

Since its discovery in the late 1970s, Canine Parvovirus has been one of the leading causes of death in dogs because of its highly resilient, contagious, and aggressive nature. The fatality rate for puppies and unvaccinated dogs can be as high as 90% if left untreated. Parvo is easily transmitted through direct and indirect contact, it’s resistant to antivirals and …

The Plasma Collection Process

Veterinarians and breeders depend on high-quality biological products to fight disease and save the lives of their patients. At Plasvacc USA, we take pride in the procedures and methods we use to collect our hyperimmunized plasma because we know superior plasma products make for healthy animals and grateful practitioners. Our Equine plasma is collected from our carefully screened, meticulously cared …

Plasvacc Plasma Products as an Investment

Quality plasma products are an investment in the health and longevity of animals in your care. As veterinarians know, it is safer and less expensive to prevent an illness or infection, than to cure it after it has compromised a patient’s health. Plasvacc’s hyperimmunized plasma can help prevent common illnesses in dogs and horses, such as Parvovirus, Rhodococcus, Pancreatitis, and …

Meet the Plasvacc Donor Herd

Everything we do here at Plasvacc USA revolves around the health and happiness of our donor animals. Cared for at our ranch in Templeton, CA, our horses come from many different backgrounds, and each has its own story and distinct personality. We are proud of our donor herd, and always make sure they are happy and well cared for. We …