Friday, March 27, 2009

Free Guide Dog Eye Exam
The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists® (ACVO®) will be hosting a National Service Dog Eye Exam Day the week of May 3, 2009. More than 180 ACVO® board certified ophthalmologists will donate their time to provide this valuable free eye screening to guide dog users. The dogs must be active, certified, 'working dogs'. You will need to provide your certification and/or the dog's ID to prove their status as a working Service Dog to participate in this program.

Graduates will need to register your dog via an online registration form. Registration opens April 1, 2009. A confirmation and registration number will be sent to your e-mail. Once registered, you can locate a participating ophthalmologist in your area and contact that office to schedule an appointment. Participating offices from Southeastern Guide Dogs 12 state area are listed below. Following the list is a link that will take you to a new screen to register.

Dr. Jana Korsch Veterinary Eye Care, Bessemer

Dr. Susan Nelms Veterinary Eye Care, Bessemer

Dr. Daniel J. Brown Animal Eye Clinic, Jacksonville
Dr. Matthew Chandler Animal Eye Clinic, Jacksonville
Dr. Thomas R. Miller Tampa Bay Veterinary Specialists, Largo Dr. Heidi Denis Animal Eye Associates, PA, Maitland
Dr. Caryn Plummer Animal Eye Associates, Maitland
Dr. Lorraine G. Karpinski Pinecrest Veterinary Hospital, Miami
Dr. M. A. Salisbury Animal Eye Care, Inc., Sarasota
Dr. Noelle McNabb Florida Veterinary Specialists, Tampa
Dr. Tim J. Cutler Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists Opthalmology, West Palm Beach

Dr. Victoria Pentlarge Animal Eye Care Clinic, Athens
Dr. J. Daniel Brogdon Fayetteville Animal Eye Clinic, Fayetteville
Dr. Stacy Andrew Georgia Veterinary Specialists, Sandy Springs

Dr. Claire A. Latimer Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington
Dr. Erica Tolar Louisville Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Services, Louisville

Dr. Renee Carter Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Dr. Paul D. da Costa Eye Center for Animals, Inc., New Orleans

North Carolina
Dr. Amy Hunkeler Hunkeler Animal Eye Clinic, Lee's Summit
Dr. Jesse Eichenbaum Carolina Veterinary Specialists, Charlotte
Dr. Susette Aquino Carolina Veterinary Specialists, Huntersville
Dr. David Harling Reidsville Veterinary Hospital, Reidsville

South Carolina
Dr. Anne Cook Animal Eye Care, Mt Pleasant

Dr. William Miller Advanced Animal Eye Care, Memphis
Dr. Amity Huskey Veterinary Ophthalmology Services, Nolensville

Dr. Michael Paulsen Animal Eye Clinic, Arlington
Dr. Robert (Bob) J. Munger Animal Ophthalmology Clinic, Dallas
Dr. Rachel D. Ring Animal Ophthalmology Clinic, Dallas
Dr. M. Kohle Herrmann Gulf Coast Animal Eye Clinic, Houston
Dr. James F. Swanson Gulf Coast Animal Eye Clinic PC, Houston

If you would like a participating office in another state feel free to contact Graduate Services at 941-729-5665.

Registration Link follows:

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