Canine Eye Certification Exams
Dr. Larocca provides ophthalmic screening exams for inherited eye diseases for the (OFA) Orthopedic Foundation of America. Only Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists can perform these exams. For more information on Certification Exam see the Certification Exam website in the LINKS. A Certification Exam is recommended yearly for potential breeding dogs to evaluate for inherited eye diseases. Dogs which are determined to be normal on the exam will be eligible for obtaining a registration number from a Certification Exam which is valid for 1 year.
WHAT YOU NEED
If you are presenting a dog for evaluation at a Certification Exam please bring along the following information: The dogs registered name, permanent identification (tattoo or chip #), AKC number, and birth date.
How To Set Up An Eye Certification Clinic
This page is designed to provide information regarding upcoming Certification Exam clinics. Dr. Larocca will schedule Certification Exam clinics outside of AESC at various sites: (dog shows, breed club meetings, etc). If you are interested in setting up a Certification Exam CLINIC for your organization please contact Animal Eye Specialty Center at 763-767-3937. If you wish to schedule an appointment at an upcoming Certification Exam clinic please contact the designated contact for that clinic.
Upcoming Eye Certification Clinics:
Eye Clinic Duluth
Sunday, Dec. 2nd, 2018, from 9am-1pm
2120 Jean Duluth Rd, Duluth, MN
Contact: Annie Seppo 218-525-1289, 218-525-1108
Greater Twin Cities Golden Retriever Club
Saturday, May 4th, 2019, from 1-4pm
Inver Grove Animal Hospital, 7131 Cahill Ave E, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
Contact: Joanne Dalby 612-860-4240 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cambridge Dog Show
TBA June 2019
Duluth Dog Show
TBA July 2019