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Autumn is here!

Hedgehogs start preparing for hibernation – here is what you need to know

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DAngerous foods for cats

September is Food Safety Education Month

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Foxes in a cage at a fur farm

IT'S TIME TO CLOSE FUR FARMS FOR GOOD!

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FOUR PAWS

is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Our vision is a world where humans treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding.

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Pigs in factory farming

Let's stop factory farming

A quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions results from food and agriculture


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Bear Iva at her old enclosure in North Macedonia

FOUR PAWS transfers rescued bear from North Macedonia to Bulgaria

BEAR SANCTUARY Belitsa welcomes Iva in species-appropriate surroundings 


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Dogs

Dangerous Foods for Dogs

What is harmless to humans can be deadly to your companion 


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Lion at LIONSROCK

Leave a Gift in Your Will

Your promise to animals in need – help us to be there in the future


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Sick puppy

Cute. Quick. Sick.

Learn more about the illegal puppy trade


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Ukraine War: Situation and Support

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Bear in BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

FAQs: Ukraine

The war is also affecting animals – how you can support 


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Amir Khalil veterinarian at FOUR PAWS

Mission to Ukraine

Emergency food delivery for zoo animals in Ukraine


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Refugees from Ukraine are crossing the border from Ukraine into Poland at Medyca, Poland, with their pets

FOUR PAWS: Animal welfare in times of war continues

Neighbouring countries take in pets, bears in Ukrainian sanctuary are being kept safe 


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Ukraine: How to Cross the Border With Pets

Leaving the country with your dog, cat or other pets into neighbouring countries


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#FurFreeEurope

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Cute lamb

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Factory farming

#TheySufferWeSuffer

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Live Animal Transport in Europe

#StopTheTrucks

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The Illegal Puppy Trade

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COVID-19 & Animals

What you need to know and what can you do?
 


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Companion Animals

Companion Animals

We work to ensure dogs, cats, rabbits, and other pets get the love they deserve


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Work in Brussels

FOUR PAWS is making sure that animals are not neglected by politicians


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Helping Farm Animals

Farm Animals

See what we're doing to help cattle, pigs, chickens, geese, sheep, and more farm animals


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Disaster Relief for Animals

We are prepared to help, if a disaster strikes


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Rescue in Vietnam

Wild Animals

Local and exotic wildlife suffer across a wide range of sectors, we're working to stop it


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Rapid Response for Animals

FOUR PAWS helps animals in the face of wars or in conflict zones


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Helping Stray Animals

Help for Strays

We're working across the globe to help stray animals in need. This includes neutering projects


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Bear Iva in North Macedonia

Rescue Iva

Trapped for the first 6 years of her life

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Stray dog

Rescue of Stray Animals in Southeast Asia

From misery to happiness – these dogs and cats got a second chance

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Bear Sam

Rescue Sam and Jamila

After many years in poor captivity, a new chapter for the brown bears begins

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New Home for Bears and Big Cats

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