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FOUR PAWS exposes lucrative trade in tigers in Lithuania

Undercover footage shows how tiger cubs are offered for 


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Sensation at FOUR PAWS ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL in Borneo

Orangutan orphan Gerhana thrives despite living with a bullet in his body


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Halloween – Scary for Pets too

A guide for pet owners


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Romania to allow unrestricted killing of brown bears

FOUR PAWS calls on Romanian Chamber of Deputies to reject new law and protect its wild bear population 


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Found a Hedgehog – What Now?

A guide for animal friends: how to effectively help hedgehogs in winter


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Save the #saddestbears of France!

FOUR PAWS supports the fight for a legal ban on bears and wolves shows in France


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The Story of your Wool Pullover

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Ending the Dog and Cat Meat Trade in Southeast Asia

How FOUR PAWS wants to make a difference


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#RuthlessTourism

A peek into Europe's wildlife entertainment industry

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#SaveTheSaddestBears

Bears are still kept in appalling conditions. Their owners often use them for profit. Whether for bile extraction, training hunting dogs or...

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#ThanksEBAY!

It’s becoming more and more common to buy pets online via classified ads sites. No matter if you are seeking a puppy, a kitten, a rabbit or...

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#RuthlessTrade

With no clear rules and regulations within the European Union tigers are being bred, traded and moved with no one really knowing exactly ...

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#EndTheCageAge

Cage farming is a nightmare that we can end. Caged farming is cruel, unnecessary and has no place in Europe. Caged farming i...

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helping animals in crisis

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companion animals

Our topics around dogs, cats, rabbits and other pets 

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wild animals

Everything important about local and exotic wildlife 

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Farm animals

Now inform about cattle, pigs, chickens, geese, sheep & Co 

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Delicious, healthy and varied diet is also animal friendly

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Stray ANimals

Worldwide projects to neuter stray dogs and cats 

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FOUR PAWS work in Brussels

FOUR PAWS is making sure that animals are not neglected by politicians by influencing our policymakers and build alliances with other animal welfare partners to keep improving the welfare of millions of animals worldwide. 
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Animal Rescues​​​​​​ 

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Rescue Jackson

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Biggest Bile Bear Rescue

Suffering bears find a species-appropriate and safe home

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Rescue Sunface

A miracle called Sunface 

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