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5 Animal Friendly Ideas for Christmas

FOUR PAWS Guide for Animal Lovers


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Bears Being Goofy

Here you see just how your support has made a difference to our rescued bears!


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#GivingTuesday 2019

You can’t buy happiness, but you can support it


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Have yourself a Merry Cruelty-Free Christmas Dinner

FOUR PAWS recommends animal-friendly food alternatives 


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Katze

Animals are not presents

Every year we point out that animals are not presents. Too often, the animals gifted as presents end up back in a shelter after the holidays are over.


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The Beauty of Adoption

Adopting a pet is a wonderful process


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FOUR PAWS shuts down dog slaughterhouse in Cambodia

Two of the rescued dogs were locked in a cage for years, witnessing the slaughter of thousands of other dogs


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Cauliflower Nuggets with Coleslaw Salad

Juicy on the inside and deliciously crunchy on the outside


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Our current Campaigns

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#ProtectMillions

Stolen. Killed. Eaten. End the Dog and Cat Meat Trade

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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

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

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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

New information about cattle, pigs, chickens, geese, sheep & other farm animals 

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nutrition


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

Rescued fox Jackson shares new home with fellow rescued foxes

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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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