Third annual event offers free eye exams to service dogs

Jan 14, 2010
By staff
National report -- The third annual National Service Dog Eye Exam Event is slated for May but registration begins April 1.

The month-long offer of free eye exams to service dogs is sponsored by Merial and the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO).

Owners of service dogs can register online for free eye exams with more than 150 board-certified veterinary ophthalmologists in the United States and Canada.

Registration for dog owners begins April 1 and ends May 16. Registration is available online. Dogs must be certified for service by national, regional or local organizations listed on that Web site.