- Bündnis Mensch und Tier
Dr Otterstedt is head of Bündnis Mensch & Tier.
The not-for-profit foundation Bündnis Mensch & Tier encourages and promotes sustainable improvement of the human-animal relationship based on species-adequate care, handling and housing, as well as an friendly and respectful approach to individual animals. The Foundation promotes science and research and provides up-to-date information and consulting in the area of human-animal relationships. It also strengthens the reach of its Begegnungshöfe network, a group of autonomously managed, agricultural farms throughout Germany and Austria farms which provide opportunities for human-animal contact.