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FOUR PAWS rescues orphaned bear cub from basement

The bear is now safe at species-appropriate BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina


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Ruthless Czech tiger trader walks free after suspended sentence

FOUR PAWS calls on the European Commission to finally ban tiger trade


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Animal Disaster Relief in India

FOUR PAWS helps after Cyclone FANI strikes India!


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Asiatic Black Bears in Care of FOUR PAWS

Images of the black bears in our BEAR SANCTUARIES Ninh Binh


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Food which contains pig

Unsuspecting foods that contains animal ingredients


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Vietnam: Lives of two rescued bear cubs are saved

Mi and Tam delight animal keepers in FOUR PAWS’ BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh 


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Rescued lions from Albanian horror zoo arrive at new home

FOUR PAWS brings Lenci, Zhaku and Bobby to Dutch Big Cat Centre FELIDA


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Freedom for three orphaned bear siblings in Bulgaria

FOUR PAWS helps to release bear trio into the wild after a year of preparation 


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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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End the cage age

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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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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nutrition


Delicious, healthy and varied diet is also animal friendly

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helping animals in crisis


Find out more about FOUR PAWS aid to animals in crisis regions.

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Stray ANimals

Worldwide projects to neuter stray dogs and cats 

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Animal Rescues​​​​​​

Read more about our emotional animal rescues.​​​​​​

Rescue Dushi

A new beginning for bear Dushi at our BEAR SANCTUARY Müritz

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Rescue Keo, Lim, Dieu, San and Khoai Lang

Five bears rescued from agonising conditions in Vietnam

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Rescue Ivan-Asen

Rescued from a zoo in Bulgaria and brought to our Big Cat Centre FELIDA

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Rescue Laska

FOUR PAWS rescues Ukrainian baiting bear

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Rescue Mi and Tam

Two bear cubs saved from illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam

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Rescue May and Binh Yen

FOUR PAWS ends the keeping of bile bears in Ninh Binh province

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