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FOUR PAWS to rescue over 40 animals from Rafah Zoo in Gaza

The evacuation and relocation of the suffering zoo animals begins late March


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Orangutan Robin underwent surgery at FOUR PAWS FOREST SCHOOL

Suspicion of testicular cancer


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FOUR PAWS rescues five bears from agonising conditions in Vietnam

The bears have found a new home at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh


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Fur is cruelty: EU keep out!

 #FurFreeEU


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FOUR PAWS opens new bear sanctuary in Vietnam

Hundreds of animals still suffer on bear farms


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British actor Peter Egan visits “sickening horrors” of North Sulawesi’s brutal dog and cat meat markets, calls on Indonesian government to take action

Downton Abbey actor Peter Egan visibly shocked after visit to North Sulawesi’s infamous dog and cat meat markets, calls for ban on “scenes of hell”


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FOUR PAWS rescues former baiting bear in Ukraine

Laska finds a home at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr


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Rafah Zoo in Gaza: Zoo owner plans to remove claws of more lions

FOUR PAWS calls on local authorities to put an end to the cruel torture


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End the suffering of Vietnamese bile bears

The gallbladder of the bile bear is punctured with a needle through the abdominal wall. The anaesthetic is often administered ...

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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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Farm animals

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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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FOUR PAWS Helps Strays

Worldwide projects to neuter stray dogs and cats

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Animal Rescues​​​​​​

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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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Rescue Masoud and Terez

Two Bulgarian lion cubs find a new home in our Big Cat Centre FELIDA

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Rescue Luna


One of Europe’s saddest bears rescued

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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 Jeta

New home for one of Europe's saddest bears

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