ACVO Members - thank you for your participation!


Member Registration Beat All Previous Registration Numbers

Thank you to over 300 of our veterinary ophthalmologists for participating in the 2019 event. The numbers are preliminary but as of May 1st we count 8,000 Service Animals helped! That is an amazing contribution.

We know that many of you provide these services to clients year round, but thank you for ALSO supporting this event to help the public’s animals, but to also increase awareness of this heart-warming profession.

- Stacee Daniel, ACVO Executive Director

In 2020 our doctors may begin signing up to participate, January 1st. If you are an admin at a veterinary ophthalmologist’s office and would like email notification when this opens, please email your name and email to our office to be added to the outreach list.

Program Summary for New Diplomate Program Supporters
The ACVO and its veterinary ophthalmologists have provided the Service and Working Animal public with free screening eye exams since 2008. The program, now in its 12th year, will proudly provides over 8,000 screening exams across the US and now in five countries! Be a part of this massive outreach, register your clinic January 1, 2020.

The first step is to submit your registration form as soon as possible, then you may utilize the local promotional tools to help get the word out locally. ACVO provides printed ad sheets for your clinic, PPT slides for presentation mentions, digital banner ads for use on websites and social media, social media posts to share from our national Facebook and Instagram sites, local customizable press release, talking points for press interviews, FAQs for staff, videos for social media and more through this resource page.

Additional Quick Help Pages
To learn more we would recommend reviewing, staff FAQs, the history of the event, and the Service Animal qualification guidelines. Contact the ACVO if you have questions.

Photos and Cross-Promotion
We would love your photos! Snap away and sent them to the ACVO office for use in social media and this website. Your clinic name and location can be promoted post-event. Any stories that you’d like to promote are most welcome too, and we’re happy to share these.

We ALL love your good works! Just check out the kind comments on Facebook regarding the event if you don't believe us.