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Foundation Board / Counsellor


Janina Werner Heer, Dr. med. vet.

Janina Werner Heer, Dr. med. vet.

Only fine words can rarely be used to permanently solve animal welfare problems. While it is more strenuous to actively support both animal and human species locally, results are all the more beautiful. As a veterinarian from a technically and materially perfectly equipped country, it is a challenge to do serious work even under rudimentary conditions and with the simplest of means and to help the animals to a better life.
Funktion:
Member of Foundation Board
Profession / current work:
Veterinarian in Winterthur
Katharina Staub, Dr. med. vet. FHV

Katharina Staub, Dr. med. vet. FHV

For me, animal welfare not only means helping individual animals, but also supporting projects that have a lasting effect: neutering programmes at home and abroad prevent the uncontrolled reproduction of cats and dogs. Education and training help animal welfare projects to survive in the long term. Information and information campaigns can be used to prevent animal welfare violations. Support in the search for solutions helps better than merely criticising grievances. Because SUST is committed to this kind of animal welfare, I supported the foundation as president of the foundation board and as a veterinarian in various projects.
Funktion:
President of Foundation Board, Zurich
Profession / current work:
Veterinarian in Einsiedeln
Philipp Zerbe, Dr. med. vet.

Philipp Zerbe, Dr. med. vet.

Animal welfare starts at our doorstep - but it doesn't end there. Apart from a lot of heart blood, it is important to get involved with animals in need of help with high professionalism. Education and training in this area is crucial for sustainable animal welfare around the world. In cooperation with SUST, direct aid is of primary importance and supports projects on so many levels. Above all, the transfer of knowledge is crucial here.
Funktion:
Profession / current work:
Marketing Manager Companion Animals, MSD Animal Health / President of the Association Esperanza Verde
Philippe Kayasseh

Philippe Kayasseh

During some years abroad I experienced first-hand how much especially abandoned animals depend on our help. For many of these animals, the help is not available at all, too late, or the owners simply cannot afford medical treatment. I am particularly impressed by the fact that SUST provides emergency aid in a number of locations without red tape, but always strives for a sustainable commitment. The aim is to avoid animal suffering in the long term and thus enable countless animals to have a better future. As a voluntary foundation board member, I am happy to make my contribution to this.
Funktion:
Member of Foundation Board
Profession / current work:
Business Economist
Rico Thun, Prof. Dr. med. vet.

Rico Thun, Prof. Dr. med. vet.

Years ago, as President of the Society of Zurich Veterinarians, I was very impressed by Susy Utzinger's various activities in the field of animal welfare. Formerly on the Foundation Board and now as an advisory board, I see a good opportunity to take part in courageous animal welfare projects at home and abroad and to act as a specialist representative for the welfare of animals .
Funktion:
Counsellor (former President of Foundation Board)
Profession / current work:
Veterinarian (retired)

Greetings


2016: Just do it!
2016: Our Orphan Animal Hospitals
2015: Help for street and unwanted animals
2015: Together we are strong
2014: Greetings from Dr. Katharina Staub
2014: Greetings from Dr. Janine Werner Heer
2013: Sustainable, active and effective - this is how animal welfare should be
2013: Nothing is impossible...
2013: Animal welfare and loyalty
2012: Active animal welfare - not a waste of time
2012: I'm also an animal rights activist....
2012: Greetings from the Foundation Board's President
2011: Animals also have a soul
2010: Education and training is also important
2010: Animal Welfare in Switzerland
2009: Personal review of the year