SUST Orphan Animal Hospitals

SUST Orphan Animal Hospitals

In many countries countless abandoned animals live on the streets. Many of these dogs and cats have been abandoned or born as strays. Life on the streets is dangerous and full of privation. Injured and sick animals usually have no chance to survive and usually die in agony and alone on the streets. Often in such cases there is no lack of helpfulness of people who love animals, but of their financial means to have street animals treated by a veterinarian.
The Susy Utzinger Animal Welfare Foundation set up the SUST Animal Orphan Hospitals to ensure that these animals also receive help in need.
At present, there is one of these institutions in each of the following countries
- Galati, Romania
- Bucharest, Romania
- Hurghada, Egypt
- Bello Horizons, Peru
Since their opening, animals that have been injured or sick have been brought daily to the SUST Animal Orphan Hospitals, where they are professionally treated and cared for. If the animals are healthy and strong enough to survive on the streets after their recovery, they are released back into their territory. If possible, animals with special needs will be accommodated in animal shelters. Fortunately, new places for patients can be continuously found.
The Susy Utzinger Animal Welfare Foundation finances the veterinary costs, clinic equipment, medicines, operations, therapies, food and care in the animal orphanage hospitals. The SUST often also finances the construction of the corresponding clinic.
The activities of the Susy Utzinger Animal Welfare Foundation are financed exclusively by donations and legacies (no public support).



Update from the little coati in Peru

August 2021

This little coati was recently admitted to the SUST Orphan Animal Hospital in Esperanza Verde Peru. Coatis are also called coatis, after the language of the Amazon natives, and belong to the small bears. They are thus related to, for example, raccoons or coatis. Many species of small bears appear again and again on the illegal wildlife markets, after they have been taken from the rainforest. This young male was offered for sale in a small cage before being confiscated by government workers. He then came directly to Esperanza Verde. In the picture you can see him having a routine weight check: a good parameter for health, especially for young animals! The examination was sweetened with an exquisite piece of banana, so that he could be weighed without stress. The little coati is doing well and so he can continue the process of reintroduction!

  • Peru
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Update from the little coati in Peru
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