2016 Annual National Service Dog Eye Exam Screenings
Sunday, May 1, 2016 (All day)
2016 Annual National Service Dog Eye Exam Screenings @ PVSEC
The Animal Eye Clinic of Pittsburgh, located at Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center (PVSEC) is participating in the 2016 Annual National Service Dog Eye Exam Program. Screening eye exams will be performed at no cost to qualified dogs by boarded veterinary ophthalmologists. At PVSEC, Drs. Lawrence Bagley, Rachel Keller, and Michael Finn will all be performing examinations.
Certified (i.e. formally trained in a program that provides documented proof of certification) dogs (or those in training) from the following Service Dog groups are being invited to participate: guide dogs, handicapped assistance dogs, detect dogs (drug, etc), military, police, and search and rescue. The event will run May 1 to May 31, 2016.
To qualify for examination, each dog must be registered and obtain a registration confirmation number at www.ACVOeyeexam.org. Registration opens April 1st and is open until April 30th.
After a confirmation number is obtained, contact PVSEC ophthalmology department direct at 412-366-3400 to schedule the appointment. You will need your registration confirmation number to schedule an appointment.
For more information regarding the National Service Dog Eye Exam program, visit www.ACVOeyeexam.org. For more information about veterinary ophthalmologists, please visit www.acvo.com. This event is sponsored by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) and Stokes Pharmacy.