...the largest Society for Small Animal Reproduction in Europe and brings together veterinary scientists and practitioners. EVSSAR 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!

21st EVSSAR Congress


We are glad to invite all the EVSSAR members to the 21st congress in Venice the 22nd and 23rd of June 2018!

The Serenissima’s charm will be an amazing setting to host a congress in a typical friendly EVSSAR climate!

The congress venue is the Congress Center Terminal 103 at the beautiful harbor site, only 500 meters away from the Piazzale Roma, close to the historical city center. 

The Scientific Committee of the 21st EVSSAR Congress invites all veterinarians to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations in carnivore, laboratory, and exotic animal reproduction.

Please submit your abstract on-line: https://evssar2018.exordo.com

The deadline for abstract submission is March 16th, 2018.

For more details please click here


A New selection of papers (January 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

6th International Symposium of Non-Surgical Contraceptive Methods of  Pet Population Control

Boston, July 22-24, 2018 . More can be found here

Save the date 2018 Symposium with abstract info

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.

"WSAVA Precongress day (24th September 2017): Small animal reproduction and beyond - daily problems and trouble shooting"

 During  the 42nd WSAVA Congress that took place in Copenhagen, EVSSAR organized a very successful day on "Small animal reproduction and beyond - daily problems and trouble shooting"

Click here to see the program.

EVSSAR Research Grants

We are happy to announce another call for applications for EVSSAR Research Grants!

The grants are open to all EVSSAR members (minimum membership is one year, except board members and their affiliates). Only one grant in 3 years is possible! Application deadline: October 31th 2017.


Vaginal smear project

Please visit the members' area of the library for an update!

Ovulation timing – a survey among experts

In another project small animal repro experts were asked how they do timing of ovulation in bitches. Here you can see the answers!

Thank you all for participation!

 20th EVSSAR Congress, Vienna, Austria 29th June - 1st July

Dear members, dear colleagues, the 20th EVSSAR Congress was successfully held at Vienna (Austria) from June 29th to July 1st 2017.

The scientific program can be seen here.

Vienna 2017

Hosting an EVSSAR Congress - Call for Expression of Interest

Delegates that wish to organize and host an EVSSAR congress in  2019, and 2020, 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 August 2017

Newsletter March 2017

Newsletter November 2016

Newsletter January 2016