More than 200 veterinary ophthalmologists across the United States -- and four clinics in Washington -- are doing free eye exams on service animals this spring.
More than 200 veterinary ophthalmologists across the United States — and four clinics in Washington — are doing free eye exams on service animals this spring.
The event –the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists’ 5th annual ACVO/Merial National Service Dog Eye Exam event — runs through May.
People who have a service dog, ÂÂÂÂÂ including handicapped assistance dogs, detection dogs and search and rescue dogs, can register for the free event online from April 1 through April 30. Since the event’s inception in 2008, more than 10,500 service animals — including some horses and a donkey — have been examined.
People can register a service animal for the event online at ACVOeyeexam.org.
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The Washington State clinics participating are:
— Northwest Animal Eye Specialists in Kirkland
— Washington State University in Pullman
— Animal Eye Clinic in Seattle
— Animal Eye Clinic of Spokane in Spokane