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UF Small Animal Hospital to provide free eye and heart screening to service animals
March 27, 2019Service animals near the University of Florida’s (UF’s) Small Animal Hospital will be able to receive free eye and heart screenings, come May 3. Sponsored by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) and StokesRx National Service Animal Eye Exam, the event will only provide free exams on active working animals that have been certified by or enrolled in a formal service animal training program/organization. “Healthy eyes and vision are critical for a service animal …
ACVO screens 7,600 service animals during free eye exam event
June 29, 2018More than 7,600 service and working animals received free eye exam screenings between May 1 and 31 as part of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists’ (ACVO) 11th annual ACVO/StokesRx National Service Animal Eye Exam Event. The screenings were voluntarily conducted by 305 board-certified ophthalmologists across the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, and Spain and administered to guide, disability assistance, detection, military, search and rescue, and registered therapy animals. “Every year, we continue to see …
Free eye exams for service animals returns for its 10th year
March 10, 2017Now in its 10th year, the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) and Stokes Pharmacy of Laurel, N.J. will once again offer free eye exams to service animals. The National Service Animal Eye Exam Event will take place in May, but registration will be held April 1 to 30, 2017.