Penn Veterinarians Doing Free Eye Exams For Service Dogs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Veterinarians at the University of Pennsylvania say they will conduct free eye examinations next month for service dogs.

The National Service Dog Eye Exam is a nationwide philanthropic effort provided by board-certified veterinary ophthalmologists, who donate their time and services to provide the exams free to registered service dogs.

The exams will be offered May 20-24 at Penn’s veterinary hospital in Philadelphia.

To qualify, animals must be “active working animals” that were certified by a formal training program or organization or are currently enrolled in a formal training program. The certifying organization could be national, regional or local.

More information and an online registration form can be found at Registration ends April 30.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

More From CBS Philly

Best Football Bars In Philly
Guide To Big Two Autumn Getaways

Watch & Listen LIVE