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- Laying hens actions (switching of "out-of-date" laying hens)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).



Crowdfunding - Animals need your help!

July 2018

Lasst uns gemeinsam ein Ziel erreichen: 3 Analyse-Geräte retten Tierleben!

https://www.100-days.net/Let's reach one goal together: 3 analysis devices save animal lives!


For the animal orphan hospitals in Galati and Bucharest (Romania) and Hurghada (Egypt), we urgently need blood and urine analysis equipment so that our veterinarians can help their patients more specifically.

Since word has spread about the animal orphan hospitals of the Susy Utzinger Animal Welfare Foundation, animal lovers bring injured and sick animals from far away to these clinics in order to have them treated and/or operated on free of charge.

However, many diseases lurk in hiding and are not obvious at first glance. Simple laboratory tests are required to correctly identify these and assess the animals' chances of recovery or to assess the risk of anesthesia before the procedure. Anaemia due to malnutrition, age-related functional limitations of the organ systems or metabolic derailments can be diagnosed without great effort by blood analysis. But the laboratory equipment needed for this is expensive and unaffordable for the OAHs.

What is simple routine clarification in Switzerland remains a dream in the OAHs. We plan to get the necessary finances for these three devices through a crowdfunding via the platform "100 days" and ask you to share this link among your friends and acquaintances:


Together we can make this dream come true and provide the necessary finances!

  • Egypt
  • Romania
5 Pillars:
  • Emergency Aid
Crowdfunding - Animals need your help!
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