Zum Marktplatz

Animal Shelter Support

How shelter animals are helped

During the time animals have to spend in an animal shelter, they are entitled to appropriate accommodation (if possible), veterinary care and professional care. Simple wishes, the fulfilment of which is often complex and expensive.
The reorganization work of the SUST supports many different animal shelters and animal welfare projects at home and abroad and contributes to the fulfilment of these factors. In this way, serious and independent animal welfare organisations can grow out of needy associations, which in the future can help countless animals to a species-appropriate accommodation and a new, good home. In order to optimize an animal shelter and to bring it on the way of the professional animal assistance, usually years of cooperation and company are necessary.
This support can have many different faces: sometimes the experts of the Susy Utzinger Animal Welfare Foundation organise a complete rebuilding of an animal shelter, they provide first aid for animals, train experts and carry out castration and aid campaigns.

In dialogue with the animal welfare activists concerned, the restructuring of animal shelters, advice on setting up and managing animal welfare projects and the further training of experts are addressed.
The area of the pillar "shelter support" includes
- Carrying out of work days in Swiss animal shelters
- Implementation of weeks in foreign animal shelters
- structural change/supplementation of animal shelter facilities
- Reorganization of animal shelter processes
- Coordination and financing of craftsmen's and construction work
- Supply of animal feed
- Delivery of animal shelter equipment (each year 80 - 100 tons of animal utensils leave the SUST warehouse)
- Supply of building materials
- Financing of feed and other material
- Provision of emergency and direct help
- Management of the SUST-material collection action
In many cases, SUST provides direct aid without any third party ever knowing about it. Emergency scenarios and plans are set up in no time at all, experts are dispatched and assistance operations are carried out - in emergencies, the organisation provides fast, unbureaucratic and discreet help. When shelters need help, the Susy Utzinger Animal Welfare Foundation is there for them.
The activities of the Susy Utzinger Animal Welfare Foundation are financed exclusively by donations and legacies (no public support).
With your donation you help to help shelter animals!



SUST working day at the cat sanctuary "Schnurrli" in Sternenberg

April 28 2018

Under the watchful eyes of the feline inhabitants, a large team of SUST volunteers accomplished a great working day yesterday: In perfect weather conditions, hedges were cut back, weeds removed, fences were searched for holes, the lawn of the entire inner enclosure was mowed, all material was taken from the tool shed and the material shed and sorted, the floor and the roof of the tool shed were newly made, the material house was cleaned with a high pressure cleaner and made mouse safe, shelves were set up and therefore food, litter, traps and lots got put away in a more structured way, sandboxes were renovated and newly built, and all cat houses got cleaned, disinfected and newly furnished. And of course the cuddling with the pussycats didn't get neglected either! mäusesicher gemacht, Regale aufgebaut und Futter, Streu, Fallen und vieles mehr wieder strukturiert eingeräumt, Sandkästen renoviert, neue Sandkästen gebaut und alle Katzenhäuschen gereinigt, desinfiziert und neu eingerichtet. Und selbstverständlich kam auch das Schmusen mit den Büsi nicht kurz.

A tremendous achievement, which is only possible thanks to our super motivated volunteers and also due to the great organization of the people who are responsible for the cat sanctuary.

We thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for your great commitment!

  • Switzerland
5 Pillars:
  • Animal Shelter Support
SUST working day at the cat sanctuary "Schnurrli" in Sternenberg
Back to Top