Federation of Small Animal Practitioners Associations (FSAPAI)

India | Full Member

Dr. Jayaprakash
E-mail: drjpvet@yahoo.com

WSAVA Representative
Dr. Makarand Chavan
E-mail:  fsapaindia@gmail.com

Members: 875

Kalpana, Plot No. 338
12th Road,
Madhupark, Khar (W)
Mumbai 400 052

Fax: +91 22 6008768
E-mail: fsapaindia@gmail.com


Brief History

The Pet Practitioner Association of Mumbai, which was representing India to the WSAVA for last 5 years, on the advice of the Assembly of WSAVA took the lead in contacting regional Small Animal Veterinary Practitioner Associations from India and persuading them to come together as a Federation for WSAVA membership. This has resulted in formation of one platform to represent as a one large group of Small Animal Practitioners from India, named as of Federation of Small Animal Practitioners of Association of India (FSAPAI).

Names and number of members of the Regional Associations comprising FSAPAI:

  • Pet Practitioners Association of Mumbai (PPAM): 180
  • Small Animal Practitioners Association of Chennai (SAPAC) 121
  • Goa Veterinary Association: 65
  • Pet Practitioners Association of Karnataka (PPAK): 120
  • Small Animal Veterinary Association of Delhi (SAVA): 55
  • Small Animal Clinicians Association (SACA), Chandigarrh 35
  • Pet Practitioners Association of Twin City (Hyderabad and Secunderabad) 35




  1. Hands On Training on Small Animal Clinical Pathology
    3rd October 2015, Dept of Pathology BVC, Parel
    Dr Fred Reyers (South Africa, University of Pretoria)
    25 participants
    Sponsor - Venkys Pet

  2. CE on Small Animal Clinical Pathology
    4th October 2015, Hotel Le Meridien, Pune
    Dr Fred Reyers (South Africa, University of Pretoria)
    95 participants
    Sponsor - Venkys Pet

  3. Meet the Industry-7 (MI7)
    20th December 2015, Hotel Sea N Rock, Ghodbunder Road Junction Express Inn, Ghodbunder Rd
    Main Sponsors Presentation: Mr Sunny Syal, Director, FARMINA Pet Foods
    Speaker 1: Dr. Marco Cavazzoni, Italy, DVM, Zoologist - Clinical Nutrition: Diabetes - Prevention & Control
    Speaker 2: Dr Aziz Bate, MVSc (Surgery) - Application of Laser Therapy in Pet Practice
    Speaker 3: Dr Prathmesh Deshmukh - Awareness on Judicious Use of Antibiotics
    Publication of PPAM Bulletin, by Bulletin Editor Dr S Vishwasrao and invited guests
    Inauguration of MI7 exhibit by Mr Sunny Syal, Director, FARMINA Pet Foods
    190 PPAM Members visited 52 stalls raised by 49 corporate brands. There was valuable interaction with corporate members.

  4. WSAVA CE 2015 & FSAPAI CE: OOTY India
    4th, 5th, 6th December 2015
    Local Host Committee: SAPAC, Tamilnadu
    Speaker 1: Dr Susan Little (Ottawa, Canada) - Feline Internal Medicine
    Speaker 2: Dr Heng Hock Gan (Purdue, USA) - Diagnostic Imaging
    It was attended by 386 participants from all over India
    WSAVA Global Sponsors: Bayer, MSD, Hill's, Nestle Purina

  5. WSAVA Outreach Programme
    9th December 2015
    With PPAM and Dept of Medicine, Bombay Veterinary College, Parel
    Dr Susan Little (Ottawa, Canada) - Basic Feline Internal Medicine
    Attended by 175 participants
    WSAVA Global Sponsors: Bayer, MSD, Hill's, Nestle Purina

  6. Hands On Training on Small Animal Dentistry
    9thrd April 2016, Bombay Veterinary College, Parel, Mumbai 12
    In collaboration with Dept of Surgery
    Dr Brook Niemiec (USA)
    30 participants, including PPAM Members and Faculty of BVC

  7. CE on Small Animal Dentistry
    10th April 2016, Hotel Peninsula Grand
    Dr Brook Niemiec (USA)
    This CE was attended by 90 PPAM Mambers
    Prime Sponsor - Royal Canin, Co Sponsor - Bayer

  8. PPAM Clinical CE
    17th July 2016, Hotel Mirage
    Dr Pampapathi
    This event was attended by 85 PPAM Members
    Sponsor - SAVAVET


Dr Makarand Chavan

WSAVA INDIA Representative

General Secretary, FSAPAI


+91 9821231287

Official Address: Dogs & Cats Vet Clinic, Below Matoshree Towers, Bramhandev CHS, Padmabai Thakkar Road, Mahim, Mumbai , 400016, Mharashtra, INDIA