…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!

In 2019, Sandra Goericke Pesch (Germany) our Treasurer, Andrea Muennich (Germany) our Secretary, and Sabine Schafer Somi (Austria) our Scientific Editor, completed their 6-year assignments as Board members of EVSSAR. Sandra, Andrea and Sabine, thank you both so much for the many hours of hard work, for your longstanding commitment to the development of EVSSAR, and all engagement and support in the field of small animal reproduction! It has been a great pleasure for all of us to work with you in the team!

Cindy Maenhoudt (academic member, France),  Chiara Milani (academic member, Italy) and Paulo Borges (practician member, Portugal-France) were elected during the General Assembly in Berlin as new Board members! A big welcome and all the best!

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!!!


23rd EVSSAR Congress in a Joint Meeting with the 9th Quadrennial International Symposium on Canine and Feline Reproduction, 

Milan (I), June 24-27, 2020 


The 9th Quadrennial INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CANINE AND FELINE REPRODUCTION in a Joint Meeting with the XXIII European Veterinary Society for Small Animal Reproduction Congress will be held at Milan!

For further details please visit the ISCFR-2020 webpage.

First call for abstracts! 

The Scientific Committee is pleased to invite authors to submit their abstracts for oral and poster presentations, to be delivered to the 2020 ISCFR – EVSSAR joint Conference.
Abstracts for oral presentations and posters may be submitted only to iscfr.evssar2020abstracts@gmail.com
For submission guidelines please click here!

Questions about registering for the symposium should be directed to the Organizing Secretariat: iscfr-evssar2020@mvcongressi.it

Abstracts submission: from September 1st, 2019
Registration: from mid-November 2019
Abstracts submission deadline: January 15th, 2020
Abstracts notification: March 1st, 2020
Recommended revisions: by March 15th, 2020
End of early bird registration: March 31st, 2020


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

The 22nd EVSSAR congress was held in the beautiful city of Berlin, Germany!  Speakers from different specialist fields presented 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.

On Saturday June 29,  “ECAR news – short informal meeting” (ECAR members only) took place during lunch time!

Berlin 2019 Venue



 A New selection of papers (June 2019) 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. 

 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