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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




Animal winter tips

January 2022


It's getting colder again... We have practical tips for you, how Bello & Co. make it safely through the cold.

Dear cat lovers, please remember to provide your outdoor cats with an indoor litter box, at least in winter (better permanently). Cats have trouble getting through the snow and then often desperately search indoors for a place to do and bury their business undisturbed. 

Dear dog owners, please keep an eye on your four-legged friends in the snow. Most dogs take the cold much more easily than we do, and many literally eat the snow. But beware: the ingested snow can lead to inflammation of the stomach lining (so-called snow gastritis). The cold is also unhealthy for dogs if they can not move outside. Therefore, it is very important not to tie dogs outside in winter and not to let them wait for a long time in a parked vehicle.

Dear fireplace friends, please check your firewood from outside for sleeping bats. The little fluttering creatures often look for their hibernation spot there and then don't wake up in time when they are carried inside to the fireplace.

Dear small animal friends, please provide your guinea pigs, rabbits & Co. outside on the balcony with insulated shelters, wind protection and plenty of opportunity to move. Because the concrete floor conducts cold and the cages deposited on the balcony can become a real refrigerator.

Dear motorists, please remember that cats in the cold often seek their refuge in engine compartments and wheel wells of cars. Therefore, knock on the hood a few times before driving off.

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