Small Animal Veterinary Association Nigeria (SAVAN)

Nigeria | Associate Member


Dr. Kunle Abiade                  


WSAVA Representative: 
Dr. Olatunji Nasir

Phone: +23 480 330 61214


c/o 75A, Akinola Cole Crescent,

Off Adeniyi Jones Avenue, Ikeja

Members: 223

SAVAN Overview

SAVAN was formed from the vestiges of a previous association called Veterinary Clinicians’ Forum, following province from AFSCAN. This therefore lead to our applying for associate membership of WSAVA and we were subsequently admitted in Thailand in 2015.

Report to WSAVA for 2016

Annual List of Activities

  1. Mentorship program held at the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State for Veterinary Students in April

  2. Mentorship program for students of Veterinary Faculty at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Southwest Nigeria in October

  3. Attended the WSAVA conference in Colombia in September

  4. We held our cell, zonal and regional meetings in march and November

  5. Board meetings in March, August and December

  6. Co-sponsoring of anti-rabies campaign with the Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association in September, to coincide with the World Rabies Day


2016 Highlights

  1. Increased membership drive

  2. Attendance of first assembly after admission in September in Cartagena, Colombia

  3. Corporate social responsibility in the sponsoring of rabies advocacy