...the largest Society for Small Animal Reproduction in Europe and brings together veterinary scientists and practitioners. EVSSAR  is ISO 9001 certified and aims to support continuing education of veterinary students and veterinarians, support research and to provide help and resources related to dog, cat and other small animals reproduction. If you are interested in Small Animal Reproduction you are invited to become a member!

Dear Breeders – our ReproVet Map may assist you to find your Repro Vet!

22nd EVSSAR Congress: Berlin (G), 28-29 June 2019 

The next EVSSAR congress will be held in the beautiful city of Berlin, Germany!  Speakers from different specialist fields will present the latest news about developments in the field of small animal reproduction. The final program can be seen here . On this link you can see the list of the posters.

Registration is open! Please follow this link to register! Online registration will close on Monday, 24th of June 2019. Registration at the venue (registration desk) will be possible.

Details for the program, registration fees, presentation guidelines, recommendations for accommodation and useful tips for your journey can be found here!

Venue:  Langenbeck-Virchow-Haus                                                                                                 Luisenstraße 58/59                                                                                                                     D-10117 Berlin (Mitte)                                                                                                               GERMANY

Welcome reception will take place on Thursday, 27th of June 2019 from 18:30 until 22:30 pm at the Medizinhistorisches Museum (in walking distance from the venue!). You can register for the congress during the welcome reception, already but bring and mount your posters the next morning! For more information and a map follow this link.

Gala dinner: Friday 28th of June! The venue of the Gala Dinner will be the Museum für Naturkunde Invalidenstraße 43, 10115, Berlin.

Important notice: On Saturday June 29,  "ECAR news - short informal meeting" (ECAR members only) will take place during lunch time!

Berlin 2019 Venue


EVSSAR course, Reproduction in companion animals Part I, 2019, "Physiology and pathology in females and artificial insemination"

Τhe next EVSSAR course "Small Animal Reproduction I", will take place at Wrocław, Poland, 7-11 October 2019!

Please visit this link for details about fees, program, accommodation and many more interesting informations!

Registration is open!!!


Elections 2019

Currently, 3 positions on the Board are open for renewal. A vote will be held at the next General Assembly of the EVSSAR on June 28th 2019 during Berlin congress.
Electronic voting will also be made available.
These 3 positions are intended for 2 academics and 1 practitioner.
The application deadline ended on May 1st.
The candidates with their CVs and motivation letters can be found in the restricted area of the website, using the password of the library.

Please note that you can only vote as a member of EVSSAR and when you paid your annual membership fee.

Electronic voting will be provided at the beginning of June and will be open until 25th of June 2019.

We are looking forward to seeing you all in Berlin!!

Minutes of 21st General Assembly

On this link  (members only) you can read a short version of the minutes of the 21st General Assembly of EVSSAR (Venice, 23 June 2018)

ECAR 2019: First Symposium of the European College of Animal Reproduction

The European College of Animal Reproduction (ECAR) holds its first Scientific Symposium from 4 to 6 July 2019 at Vetmeduni in Vienna, Austria. More info can be found here.

A New selection of papers (December 2018) is available for EVSSAR members in the Library

  • Gynaecology
  • Pregnancy/Parturition
  • Andrology
  • Neonatology/prenatology
  • Spermatology
  • Mammary physiology and pathology
  • Contraception
  • Biotechnology and Assisted Reproduction

FECAVA, FVE Position Paper on breeding healthy dogs: the effect of selective breeding on the health and welfare of dogs

EVSSAR, the largest Veterinary Society on small animal reproduction, plays a leading role in highlighting the impact of extreme breeding in dogs. Therefore, our Society, an associate member of FECAVA, supports the Position Paper launched in June 2018 by FVE/FECAVA on healthy Breeding!

EVSSAR course in small animal reproduction, Part 2

Τhe 2nd EVSSAR course "Small Animal Reproduction II" was held at Hanover, Germany, 1-5 October 2018. It was advanced and successful course, for qualified veterinarians interested in reproduction, and not for nurses or breeders. Congratulations to the course master Prof. Sandra Goericke Pesch and her team, for the excellent organization!

The program of the course can be found here

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The latest Newsletter is uploaded at the library! Please log-in to be able to download it!

21st EVSSAR Congress


Here you can find the final program of the congress!

For further details please visit the web-page of the congress.

Reproduction in Domestic Animals Journal On-line!

EVSSAR members have full on-line access to all the Issues the Journal of Reproduction that are published from January 2018!

Please visit the restricted area of the Library!

 Proceedings of the 20th EVSSAR Congress

Proceedings of the 20th EVSSAR Congress (Vienna, Austria, 2017) have been uploaded in the Library section. 

EVSSAR Course: Reproduction in companion animals Part I, 2017 "Physiology and pathology in females and artificial insemination"

Τhe EVSSAR course 1 "Physiology and pathology in females and artificial insemination", was successfully  held at Wroclaw (Poland) from 9th to 13th of October 2017. 32 participants from 14 different countries! Mexico, Thailand, Finland, Bulgaria to name a few! Congratulations to the course master Prof. W. Nijanski and his team for their excellent work!

The program can be seen here.

Hosting an EVSSAR Congress - Call for Expression of Interest

Delegates that wish to organize and host an EVSSAR congress, are kindly welcomed to apply for it, and express their interest using this form .

All applications should be send to George Mantziaras (gmantziaras@yahoo.com) and they will be evaluated by the Board.

Read the latest news about EVSSAR:

Newsletter February 2018

Newsletter August 2017

Newsletter March 2017

Newsletter November 2016

Newsletter January 2016