Tuesday, March 28, 2017

5th Annual Free Eye Exam for Service Animals Event!!!!

  Love in action is service!

This May, VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital and Animal Eye Guys, will host their 5th Annual Free Eye Exam for Service Animals Event.  Sunday May 7th from 10-4pm will be dedicated exclusively to eye exams for qualified service animals.

Prompted by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologist National Eye Exams for Service animals, Board Certified Veterinary Ophthalmologist, Dr. Robert Swinger will be checking for problems including redness, squinting, cloudy corneas, retinal disease, early cataracts and other serious abnormalities. 
“A lot of little things can be missed without all of the proper equipment. Early detection of problems and treatment is vital to the success of these working animals,"
Dr. Robert Swinger l Animal Eye Guys 
To qualify, animals must be active working animals such as guide dogs, handicapped assistance animals, detection dogs, therapy animals and search and rescue animals that have been certified by a formal training program or organization or are currently enrolled in a formal training program. The certifying organization could be national, regional or local in nature. Once registered online, the owner/agent will receive a registration number. Simply call (954) 826-8871 to schedule an appointment.
To qualify for a free exam, animals must be

Owners/agents for the animal(s) must first register the animal via an online registration form beginning April 1st at www.ACVOeyeexam.orgRegistration ends April 30th. Once registered online, the owner/agent will receive a registration number. They can then simply call (954) 826-8871 to schedule an appointment for the month of May. 
Appointments can be made throughout the month of May through Animal Eye Guys.
 “Our practice has been serving the South Florida for nearly 70 years. We have a commitment to our pets and are honored to provide exams for animals that so selflessly provide support to their people and community. We could not be happier to partner with Dr. Swinger and Animal Eye Guys once again to provide this service.” 
Dr. James Herrington l VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital l Medical Director

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