Service dogs assist in everyday tasks. Training centers like GOLDSTAR are working everyday to ensure service animals are up for the task of object retrieval, balance assistance, opening and closing doors and much more.
Sunday May 7, 2017, animals from GOLDSTAR Service Dog Center will be returning to the VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital to get their annual checkup with Dr. Robert Swinger of Animal Eye Guys.
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VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital (VCAHAH) and Animal Eye Guys (AEG) of South Florida will be providing free eye exams to qualified South Florida working dogs on Sunday, May 7, from 10:00am -3:00pm.
High profile patients include:
GOLDSTAR Service Dogs – specially trained service dogs for mobility assistance, companion dogs for PTSD, anxiety, slight autism, and other mental assistance.
These complimentary exams will be provided by Dr. Robert Swinger, D.V.M., Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.
The exams are being offered as part of the ACVO National Service Dog Eye Exam program. Now in its 10th year, the program offers free eye exams for service animals during the month of May by 250 board certified veterinary ophthalmologists from around the United States (including Puerto Rico) and Canada.
Since the program launched in 2008, nearly 16,000 service animals have been examined. In addition to dogs, other service animals including horses and even a service donkey named Henry have received free sight saving exams.
VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital
2864 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, FL 33020
Sunday, May 7, 2017
10:00 am -3:00 pm
GOLDSTAR Service Dog Center mobility assistance animals and companion dogs.
On-site media contact is Linda Ream. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org/954.319.0365(C)
About VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital
VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital has earned a solid reputation for offering the very best in veterinary medicine as well as the latest technological advances and therapies. Founded in 1947, VCA HAH features 21 veterinarians and more than 100 highly trained technical and support staff members. For more information, please visit http://www.VCAhollywood.com or call 954-826-8871
About GOLDSTAR Service Dog Center
GOLDSTAR Service Dog Center is a licensed dog training facility located in Pahrump, NV specializing in the training of service dogs for mobility assistance. This includes training with a mobility harness for help in keeping balance and walking, object retrieval, opening and closing doors, walking next to a wheelchair/walker, etc. GOLDSTAR also trains companion dogs for PTSD, anxiety, slight autism, and other mental assistance. For more information about GOLDSTAR Service Dog Center visit: http://www.goldstarservicedogs.com/servicedogs.html or contact them directly @702-610-9504 / email: email@example.com.
About the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists® is an approved veterinary specialty organization of the American Board of Veterinary Specialties, and is recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Its mission is “to advance the quality of veterinary medicine through certification of veterinarians who demonstrate excellence as specialists in veterinary ophthalmology.” To become board certified, a candidate must complete a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, a one-year internship, a three year approved residency and pass a series of credentials and examinations.
Linda Ream, VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital: firstname.lastname@example.org /954.319.0365 (C)