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Shelter and veterinary care for stray animals in Moreni, Romania

The SUST orphan animal hospital (OAH) Moreni gives stray animals in need a second chance: Sick and injured strays are treated here free of charge and professionally, operated and nursed back to health. In addition to emergency cases, castrations are also carried out on a daily basis: Thus, the overpopulation of street animals in this region is limited in an animal-friendly and sustainable way.

Every day many dogs and cats in Romania are abandoned, injured, have accidents and/or fall ill - most of them die miserably without help. Nobody cares about these animals. (Passers-by usually do not take such animals in distress to the vet for fear of the high costs) The remaining animals multiply uncontrollably and provide for numerous, unfortunately unwanted offspring.

In the orphan animal hospitals of the Susy Utzinger Animal Welfare Foundation, street animals find refuge and help! Accidentally injured and sick animals receive veterinary care here, and spay and neutering for dogs and cats are also carried out on an ongoing basis. The Susy Utzinger Foundation organizes and finances the Orphan Animal Hospital in Moreni and covers the veterinary costs, finances medicines, operations, therapies and care.
In addition to the free spay programm and treatments of street animals, SUST is also intensively committed to a sustainable solution of the animal welfare problems on site on other levels: Education and training of professionals, optimization of animal shelters, information and education of the population and promotion of the placement of homeless animals directly in the country.



Happy End for Ema!

July 2023

"Disposed of"
Yes, disposed.
As unambiguous as the word seems, it can be interpreted in many different ways.
The beginning of this story makes us sad on many levels, but we tell it because it has an equally versatile happy ending!
Thea weighs no more than 3 kilos, and yet she was considered too big a burden by someone who then threw her in the trash. Thea is only about 5 months old and has already experienced a lot of sad things, but thanks to your commitment to SUST, she has transformed from a "beggar" to a "princess".
Her rescuer is a special young man who decided to adopt Thea and make her the seventh rescued dog in his household. He asked us for help because her fur was matted and dirty and millions of fleas were gnawing on her poor, weak body. We cut off all of her dirty fur and gave her a medicated bath and treatment for internal and external parasites.
Thea has adapted wonderfully to her new home and is enjoying life as a dog should. Thanks to your donations, she will also be vaccinated and neutered free of charge.
P. S. Her new name is Ema.
Thank you for supporting our work like this at the SUST Orphan Animal Hospital in Moreni, Romania. Not only will this help us help animals like Ema, but it will also help us reach more people so that they, like Ema's rescuers, become educated animal lovers.
Happy End for Ema!
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