This is where I have been today :-( - yes my bloggy friends the V-E-T!
The good news is though that I am not ill - but I have to have an eye test every year to make sure that I haven't got any of the eye problems that some poor mini schnauzers suffer with. It is sadly true that many mini schnauzers who are not loved and cared for are used to breed puppies in barns and sheds and they are never eye tested so if they have problems they pass these on to their babies too. Here I am waiting to be seen by the specialist eye vet:
Before I saw the vet I had to have my microchip scanned to make sure I was the Magic my peeps said I was.
You can see I was eager to know that everything was OK there!
Then when they knew it was me, I had to have drops put in both eyes:
Then we had to wait for half an hour for the drops to make my eyes ready for the eye test.
The vet was very friendly and he had lots of strange equipment and bright lights to shine in my eyes. It was too dark to take any photos in the vet's room but I can tell you that I officially am not affected by hereditary cataracts, congenital hereditary cataracts or progressive retinal atrophy - phew just as well Leigh was typing that :-) I had my Kennel Club papers stamped and signed by the vet to make it official and we got copies of my results to take home. Then it was back to the car for the journey home. It was quite a long way as we couldn't go to our regular vet. The tests have to be done by an eye specialist vet so we had to travel 35 miles to our nearest one - just as well it's only once a year :-)