SAMSoc is a BSAVA Affiliated Group
  • The encouragement of collaboration in the clinical research.
  • supporting-further-education
  • High-quality, affordable CPD in all aspects of small animal medicine

SAMSoc Spring pre-BSAVA meet - Registration now open!

ICC, Hall 8b, Birmingham

On Wednesday 4th April, SAMSoc welcomes you to join us for our Spring pre-BSAVA meeting.

This meeting is a fantastic opportunity to meet other like minded veterinarians Our meeting will run from 9 am to 5pm and is located in Hall 8b at the ICC in Birmingham. Topics will include Aspergillosis (Mellora Sharman), Leishmaniasis (Paolo Silverstrini), eCG interpretations (Mike Martin) and Joe Bartges will be joining us from the USA to talk to us about canine and feline urolithiasis.

Please look out for details of our Case Report Competition – opening soon.

Member Fee

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Not a member?

Click below to pay the £180 'non-member' fee.


Spring Meet 2018 Itinerary


8.15 am to 8.45 am

8.45 am to 9.30 am
Gorana Kovacevic (Consultant in infectious diseases and acute medicine)

9.40 am to 10.25 am
Chris Mariani
Acquired Neuromuscular Disorders in Small Animal Medicine

10.25 am to 10.55 am

10.55 am to 11.40 am
Paolo Silvestrini
Canine leishmaniasis

11.50 am to 12.35 pm
Mellora Sharman
Canine sinonasal aspergillosis

12.35 pm to 1.20 pm

1.20 pm to 1.40 pm

1.45 pm to 2.30 pm

2.40 pm to 3.25 pm
Joe Bartges
Canine and feline urolithiasis (upper urinary tract)

3.25 pm to 4.20 pm
Joe Bartges
Canine and feline urolithiasis (lower urinary tract)

4.20 pm to 4.30 pm

4.30 pm to 5:15 pm
Mike Martin
Ventricular rhythms associated with inflammatory/medical disease

The Small Animal Medicine Society (SAMSoc) is a group for veterinary surgeons with an interest in small animal internal medicine. Our members include first-opinion vets, veterinary students and RCVS, American and European-boarded Specialists in Small Animal Internal Medicine. SAMSoc aims to provide:

  • A forum for the exchange of knowledge and understanding of canine and feline medical conditions
  • High-quality, affordable, bi-annual CPD in all aspects of small animal medicine (Spring and Autumn)
  • A platform for the presentation of interesting cases through the Case Report Competitions
  • Support for those interested in collaborating in clinical research and further education
  • £500 Annual Travel Scholarship competition (members only)

SAMSoc Membership:

Membership is currently open to qualified veterinary surgeons (MRCVS) and veterinary students. Membership entitles members to participate in the SAMSoc Forum, apply for the Travel Scholarship, post on the SAMSoc website and discounted rates at the pre-BSAVA meeting.

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