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Emergency aid

How animal lifes are saved

Those animals that are not yet able to benefit from the effects of the sustainable SUST development work and have been born into a world where they are not wanted need immediate help.

SUST offers immediate assistance through:
- animal rescue operations
- Social work in Switzerland
- Financing of all livestock rescue services of the Swiss Large Animal Rescue Service
- Laying hens actions (switching of "out-of-date" laying hens)
- organisation, implementation and/or financing of emergency plans and operations
- Work horse treatments
- First aid and veterinary interventions
and through the

SUST Orphan Animal Hospitals (SUST)

In many countries countless abandoned animals live on the streets. Many of these dogs and cats have been abandoned or have already been born as strays. Life on the street is dangerous and full of privation. Injured and sick animals usually have no chance of surviving and die mostly painfully and alone on the street. In such cases, there is often not a lack of willingness to help animal-loving people, but a lack of financial means to have street animals treated by a veterinarian.
To help these animals in need, the Susy Utzinger Animal Welfare Foundation set up the SUST Orphan Animal Hospitals.
There are currently one of these institutions in
Galati, Romania
Bucharest, Romania
Budapest, Hungary
Hurghada, Egypt
Bello Horizonte, Peru
Ever since its opening, animals that have been injured or ill are admitted daily to the SUST Orphan Animal Hospitals, where they are cared for and treated professionally. If the animals are healthy and strong enough to survive on the streets after their recovery, they will be released back to their territory. Special patients with special needs will be accommodated in animal shelters if possible. Fortunately, it is also possible to find new life places for patients on an ongoing basis.
The Susy Utzinger Animal Welfare Foundation finances the veterinary costs, clinic equipment, medicines, operations, therapies, food and care in the animal orphan hospitals. Often, SUST also finances the construction of the corresponding clinic.
The activities of the Susy Utzinger Foundation for Animal Welfare are financed exclusively by donations and legacies (no public support).



Support of hedgehog stations

Help for hedgehog stations from the animal welfare storage of the SUST

The hedgehog is a protected wild animal in Switzerland. Many of these animals are in need when they have been injured (by scythes, cars, animals, etc.), young animals need help when their mother has been killed and many weakened animals need support during the winter months. Hedgehog stations do a great job for these animals: These important stations are often run by private animal lovers at their own expense. They care for hedgehogs in need of help, provide them with care during the winter months, give advice by telephone and contribute a great deal to environmental education.

Many different stations in Switzerland regularly receive feed and consumables from SUST.

29.6.2016 Association Sauve qui Pique 1 pallet
Contents: Cat wet food, cat dry food, bed linen, rodent cages, 1 protection hut

30.6.2016 Hedgehog station Frauenfeld 1 Vehicle load
Contents: rodent cages, nepods, shelters, cat wet food, cat dry food, terry cloth

8.11.2016 Asociation Sauve qui Pique 1 pallet
Contents: Cat wet food, cat dry food, dog wet food, dog dry food, dog and cat toys, cat beds, linen, towels, bowls, cushions, cat net, tick nippers, small animal accessories

  • Switzerland
5 Pillars:
  • Emergency Aid
Support of hedgehog stations
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