Temporary shelter at AAP
It starts with rescuing and taking in an animal. We take in exotic mammals from all over Europe, working closely with authorities, governments, animal welfare organizations and the owners of the animals.
Some animals come to AAP after they have been confiscated. For example because the animal has been neglected, because it is forbidden to have the animal or because the owner does not have the proper papers. Sometimes the owners themselves apply for a place at AAP. For example if they notice that their exotic pet needs a lot of care, breaks things or can bite hard. Also circus owners sometimes give up their animals voluntarily.
There is always a lot involved in rescuing and taking in an animal. All the paperwork has to be in order, suitable transportation has to be arranged and for larger animals a veterinarian has to be present to anesthetize them. If all this is in order, it is time for departure to AAP and step 2 can begin: rehabilitation and resocialization.
Questions & answers - Rescue and shelter
You can register an animal for shelter at AAP. You can read more about it on this page.
You can report animal suffering directly at AAP, read more about that on this page.