…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!!!


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