18th EVSSAR Congress : 11th and 12th September 2015

Congress Centre WIENECKE XI. Hannover, Hildesheimer Str. 380,

30519 Hannover, Germany.


The 18th EVSSAR Congress, in Hannover, Germany, will be a two day event aiming to provide a mixture of practical work, practically applicable findings and basic science.
For this purpose, internationally recognized experts will be invited and will share their knowledge during workshops and lectures.
As a special feature, EVSSAR together with the local organizing committee will arrange a special German session 12th September, 2015 at the same time and place as the EVSSAR Congress in Hannover.
During this separate one-day course, lectures will be given in German language, to encourage Germanspeaking participants in this course and the EVSSAR Congress and give increased access to continuous education and recent scientific findings.



German session programme in english

German session programme in german


Call for abstracts : Deadline for submission : April 30th 2015

Abstracts guidelines

Scientific Committee


Pat Concannon


In memoriam - Dr. Pat Concannon

Dr. Patrick W. Concannon, MS, PhD, DACT (Hon) obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Biology at Boston College, his Master's Degree in Comparative Biology at Northeastern University, In 1971 he obtained his Ph.D. in Animal Physiology (Reproduction) at Cornell University (Ithaca NY). 
He was Founder and Chairman of the Quadrennial International Symposium on Canine and Feline Reproduction. He was honorary member of several prestigeous veterinary organizations including EVSSAR, the American College of theriogenology (ACT) and the USA Veterinary Honor Society PhiZeta.
He was a Lecturer in Human Physiology, Animal Physiology, Veterinary Endocrinology and Theriogenology at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Division of Biological Sciences (Cornell University).
He was also an external thesis reviewer (U. Liege, Belgium; Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden; U. Pretoria, So. Africa) and a frequently Invited lecturer at the WSAVA, SCIVAC (Italy), EVSSAR, ACT. He has published over 150 publications (excluding numerous abstracts) dealing with reproductive regulatory mechanisms, endocrinology and pathology, and has been editor or co-editor of several books, including the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Canine and Feline Reproduction.
Dr. Concannon's positions included: Visiting Fellow and Emeritus Faculty, Dept. of Clinical Sciences and Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY 14853, Visiting Lecturer, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL and President and Chairman, International Veterinary Information Service.

Dr. Pat Concannon passed away on February 23rd, 2015.



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A New selection of papers (Updated march 2015) are available in the Library

  • Physiology and Clinics of Reproduction of Carnivores
  • Gynecology/Parturition
  • Andrology
  • Neonatology/prenatology
  • Biotechnologies for Assisted Reproduction in Carnivores
  • Spermatozoa
  • Mammary physiology and pathology
  • Contraception