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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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Wild Animals in Zoos

Accommodating animals according to their needs


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Tigress Varvara at TIERART

#BehindTheScenes at TIERART Wild Animal Sanctuary

Chief Animal Caretaker for big cats, Christopher Nunheim, gives us an exclusive look behind the scenes at the wild animal sanctuary in Germany


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Lion cub Nikola at his new outdoor enclosure at FELIDA

A lion cub’s journey across Europe to a better life

FOUR PAWS transfers rescued lion Nikola from Montenegro to FELIDA Big Cat Sanctuary 


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Robin

Special Enrichment for Orangutan Robin

Overly attached to humans, he will stay under our care for the rest of his life


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Dog in a cage for the DCMT in Indonesia

Dog slaughterhouse owner in Indonesia sentenced to 12 months in jail for trading in stolen dogs for human consumption

This is the third conviction of a dog meat trafficker since the national government’s declaration in 2018 that 'dogs are not food'


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Cattle with horns in the pasture

Mutilation of Cattle

Painful interventions are carried out on cattle without anaesthesia


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Cute. Quick. Sick.

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Ukraine War: Situation and Support

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Bear in BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

FAQs: Ukraine

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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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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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Farm Animals

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


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We are prepared to help, if a disaster strikes


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


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Rescue lion cub Nikola

Rescue Nikola

A traumatic start in life with a happy ending

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Rescue Bé and Em

Rescue Bé and Em

Stolen for the illegal wildlife trade, two orphaned bear cubs are safe now

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Rescue Vova

No more entertaining – a new life awaits the Ukrainian restaurant bear

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