The vetinary practice is unusual in that it not only treats family pets, it also has important charitable aims: to limit population growth among street cats, and to improve their health. Local people live in close proximity to these animals and share their food with them. Street cats help to control rodent numbers in this urban area with limited waste management services.
Regular deworming and treatment for sick animals helps to prevents the transmission of zoonoses to the general public. The costs for the clinic’s charitable activities are borne by a foundation.
- Exchange of experiences with the veterinarian working there
- Advice on optimizing work processes and organization
- Optimization of treatment plans under the given conditions.
- Advice on setting up/equipping a second practice with an animal shelter function in another part of the city
In the first weeks of her work, Dr. Seghutera initiated the creation of a digital documentation system that everyone can access at the same time. The confirmation and discussion of old and new treatment methods for common practice cases conveyed more security.
The use of therapeutics was checked for waste avoidance and resource conservation.
Dr. Seghutera checked the work processes also to ensure the health of the staff, which increased acceptance.