ACVO/StokesRx National Service Animal Eye Exam Event Gears Up For 8th Year
Friday, May 1, 2015 (All day)
The month of May is National Service Animal Eye Exam month. Each year the ACVO and it’s participating ophthalmologists provide FREE SCREENING EYE EXAMS for registered service animals. These free exams are performed by any of our ophthalmologists for service dogs (seeing eye dogs, hearing assistance dogs, therapy dogs, search and rescue dogs, police dogs, etc).
1) Please register online at www.Acvoeyeexam.org to obtain a REGISTRATION NUMBER before calling PVSEC Ophthalmology to schedule an exam. Registration begins on April 1 and ends April 30.
**All animals must be formally trained, certified, currently working service animals OR formally trained therapy animals with proof of active registration. Qualification paperwork for the training and current work status of either the Service Animal or therapy animal MUST be provided to the clinic at the time of the exam, in additional to the registration number provided in the confirmation email generated by the online registration. Please note that clinics may have limited availability.**
2) The complimentary eye exam is of a screening nature and is not appropriate for animals with known eye issues.
3) Exams may be scheduled from MAY 1 to MAY 31.