As we finalize this year's event, we want to extend a thank you for participating in another successful year of free eye exams for Service and Working Animals! A record-breaking 305 board-certified veterinary ophthalmologists generously donate their time and services for the event. Without them and their hardworking staff, this program would not be possible, we appreciate the gratitude and kindness you have shown to them. This year, over 7,625 animals received complimentary eye exams throughout the US, Canada, Puerto Rico and Spain.
Mark your calendar now for next years event! Registration takes place April 1st-30th every year, exams take place in May. Stay up to date on program updates and news the following ways:
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It's that time again, submit your favorite working-animal picture for the annual photo contest the month of June! This should illustrate your Service Animal(s) working and/or demonstrating your special bond; get a chance to earn $250-$500 for your favorite charity. The winning pictures will be put out to an audience vote in July with the winners announced following the close of the vote. Learn more about the contest and how to submit. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more announcements and to follow the voting for the contest!
Here are our winners from last year:
Paris & Austin: Seizure Alter & Mobility Assistance Service Animal. They received $500 to go to their favorite charity, 4 Paws for Ability.
Soleil & Maire: Search & Rescue: Cadaver Recovery. They received $250 to go to their favorite charity, Midwest K9 Emergency Response Team.
Syka: Search & Rescue: Air Scent. They received $250 to go to their favorite charity, Resources in Search and Rescue Inc.
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