The activities of SUST

All over the world, countless animals in overcrowded shelters live sadly or struggle for their survival in wild colonies. Day after day, even today, animals that have become inconvenient are still abandoned, deported or mistakenly kept for lack of better knowledge. The Susy Utzinger Animal Welfare Foundation contributes with effective means to the fact that animal suffering can be reduced or even prevented sustainably.

This animal welfare work is based on four pillars:

1. Competence Centre Animal Shelter: Animal shelters become high-quality transition stations for homeless animals, where animals are kept and promoted in a way that is appropriate for their species and finally transferred to good new places.

2. Neutering campaigns: Braking the animal misery

3. Education and training of specialists: Specialists are given the opportunity to optimise their knowledge and improve animal welfare.

4. Education of the population: love of animals with heart and mind

These four elements form the important basis for sustainable animal welfare projects.

Those animals that are not yet able to benefit from the effects of this reconstruction work and have been born into a world where they are not wanted need the emergency aid of SUST.

Emergency aid as a basis for sustainable animal welfare projects: saving lives of animals




Webinar - Expression behavior dog

Cynologist Renée Mumi Schenk-Ill 

from Fairtrain leads the participants of the SUST Academy in today's webinar through the topic "Expressive behavior of the dog".

The expressive behavior of the dog is complex and it is elementary that not only professionals, but also private dog owners can correctly interpret the expressive behavior of their four-legged friends.

Here you can learn more about our webinar offer at the SUST Academy (in German only):


Renée Mumi Schenk-Ill

Fairtrain - für Hund und Mensch

  • Switzerland
5 Pillars:
  • Education and Training
Webinar - Expression behavior dog
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