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Programme of Events for 2024

Hold the date! Our autumn event takes place on Friday 22 November in Warwick

Our members can apply for a research grant of up to £5000: FIND OUT MORE

The Small Animal Medicine Society is a group for veterinary surgeons with an interest in high quality small animal internal medicine.

Our members include first-opinion vets, veterinary students and veterinary nurse 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
  • Periodic travel scholarship competitions (members only).

SAMSoc help with canine and feline medical conditions

SAMSoc membership

Membership costs £29 a year and 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.

The Forum is located on Vetsurgeon. For access, please sign up for a free account at

Only current SAMSoc members can participate in the Forum. If you have a query please e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Join us today!

Membership costs £29 a calendar year and is open to qualified veterinary surgeons with an interest in small animal medicine.

SAMSoc clinical research projects. Can you help?

SAMSoc aims to support research in first-opinion practice to answer questions which are relevant to everyone. The projects listed require your help to gain more cases- please pass details on to your colleagues. Some offer incentives for clients too.

Discovery & Strategy

Find help meeting difficult veterinary challenges, SAMSoc is a resource to help improve and develop our profession.


Membership of the Small Animal Society (SAMSoc) is open to veterinary surgeons who are members of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)


Returning members may need to re-activate their login account, please contact our administrator for details.

Only £29 a year!

Annual membership to the Small Animal Medicine Society is only £29 per annum.