Thank you Sponsors!

Stokes Pharmacy has generously been the 'name-sake' sponsor of this event since 2014 and has agreed to continue to sponsor this event through 2019. We sincerely appreciate Stokes for agreeing to support this event. They will work with our generous ophthalmologists and sponsorship team to help provide our Service and Working Animal friends with sight-saving screenings. Please extend your thanks to all of our sponsors and volunteer ophthalmologists. Thank you!

Become a sponsor

Help us to provide thousands of Service and Working Animals across America, Canada, and Puerto Rico, with sight-saving eye screenings; consider co-sponsoring this national event. Make a difference to individuals who depend on these animals, not only seeing-eye-dog owners but also the general public who benefit from police, narcotics, search and rescue dogs and the like.

Annually, we receive over 2 Billion total impressions for this event and our promotion reaches between 200-300 Million people, and you can become a part of it today!

Thank you to our previous name-sake sponsor, Merial, which sustained this program for over six years!

To become involved, please contact the ACVO Director, Stacee Daniel.

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Sponsorship Levels and Materials

2019 Sponsors

The ACVO does not endorse any product or company. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please review this information.

Please help us thank our event sponsors for their generous support of this program. Your Service Animal may benefit from their involvement and services, please solicit our sponsors and supporters.

Platinum Sponsor

Stokes Pharmacy ( has been a dedicated ACVO supporter for many years and is proud to take on the role of name-sake sponsor of the ACVO/Stokes National Service Animal Eye Exam. This is the largest philanthropic undertaking in Stokes’ history and it solidifies their commitment to animal health.

Stokes Pharmacy provides exceptional quality in pharmacy compounding practices and services. Leading the way in innovation, Stokes invites veterinarians to prescribe compounded medications securely, quickly and accurately via iFill, a cloud-based prescription management system. Please consider supporting Stokes so they may continue to help make this event possible for years to come!

Bronze Sponsors


AN-VISION is a world-wide leader in Veterinary Ophthalmology and continues to be committed to improving the eye sight of animals with new state of the art products developed with cutting edge technologies and research partners. In addition to outstanding customer service, AN-VISION provides training courses to veterinarians which are highly recognized internationally, and supports ACVO, ECVO and AiCVO programs as well as the ISVO, and local national meetings.


Eye Care for Animals is dedicated to providing the finest in veterinary ophthalmology services. Our staff of board certified ophthalmologists and clinical specialists provide the highest level of care, education, and understanding to our clients, their pets, and our referring veterinarians. Our national network includes over 40 practices in over 14 states, enabling us to provide ocular services coast to coast, as well as for zoos, wildlife sanctuaries and rescues.


Animal Necessity focuses on delivering high quality nutritional products and services to veterinary health professionals and pet owners around the world. At the forefront of the development and promotion of holistic, protocol based approaches Animal Necessity's standard of support to animal wellness is based on three core values:

  • Use of the highest quality ingredients

  • Formulations backed by sound scientific research

  • A holistic approach


Sontec Instruments Inc. is a Medical/Veterinary surgical instrument family owned company since 1970.  Sontec has been making surgical instruments designed by the most skilled Instrument Artisans in the world for surgical procedures encompassing the entire human anatomy, small animal and large animal anatomy.  With a keen focus on ophthalmology Dennis Scanlan president CEO of Sontec attended one of the first ACVO conferences which showcased vendors during the conference in 1982 in Lake Tahoe, NV.  Sontec has not missed a year ever since and we plan to be a supporter for many years to come.

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Welch Allyn, now part of the Hill-Rom family of companies, is committed to delivering smarter tools to help veterinarians assess, diagnose and treat their patients with confidence. Our portfolio includes diagnostic instruments with digital capture capabilities, a range of medical exam lights and a wide variety of products including electronic thermometers, stethoscopes, laryngoscopes and rigid endoscopes.

Featured solutions: Welch Allyn Green Series™ Exam and Procedure Lights with LED technology; Welch Allyn MacroView™ Veterinary Otoscope; Welch Allyn Digital MacroView™ Veterinary Otoscope – a low-cost video imaging system; Welch Allyn PanOptic™ Ophthalmoscope – provides a 25X larger viewing area of the fundus; Welch Allyn iExaminer™ System—works together with the PanOptic and an iPhone® to capture, save and send images of the eye.