Search

Donate

FOUR PAWS

is a strong, global and independent voice for animals under direct human influence. Our vision is a world where people treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding. 

Donate

Contribute to make a better world for animals!

donate now

Petition

Sign our current petitions!
 

Sign now

jobS

Find out more about our current jobs!

Apply here

volunteer

Support our animal welfare work!

get involved

recent updates 

Press, blog posts, rescues and other news. 

FOUR PAWS rescues senior bear in Vietnam after three decades in tiny cage

Bear Ben finds a species-appropriate home at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh 


More

FOUR PAWS takes care of neglected zoo animals in Lebanon

Animals urgently need food and medical treatment


More

After ship accident: Romania plans to suspend live exports to third countries

FOUR PAWS continues to fight for safe shelter for surviving sheep 


More

Pea croquettes with creamy cucumber and ginger dip

A healthy alternative to potato croquettes


More
Dog being petted

Animals help Humans

What effect do animals have on our lives?


More

Pets in Winter

A guide for pet owners


More
Hunde sind keine Geschenke (c) Bogdan Baraghin | VIER PFOTEN

5 Animal Friendly Ideas for Christmas

FOUR PAWS Guide for Animal Lovers


More

Have yourself a Merry Cruelty-Free Christmas Dinner

FOUR PAWS recommends animal-friendly food alternatives 


More

Our current Campaigns

Become part of our movement to end animal suffering. 

#ProtectMillions

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

Read More

#RuthlessTourism

A peek into Europe's wildlife entertainment industry

Read more

#SaveTheSaddestBears

Bears are still kept in appalling conditions. Their owners often use them for profit. Whether for bile extraction, training hunting dogs or...

Read More

#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...

act now!

#RuthlessTrade

With no clear rules and regulations within the European Union tigers are being bred, traded and moved with no one really knowing exactly ...

Take a Stand

#EndTheCageAge

Cage farming is a nightmare that we can end. Caged farming is cruel, unnecessary and has no place in Europe. Caged farming i...

Join the movement

Our Key topics 

helping animals in crisis

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

More

companion animals

Our topics around dogs, cats, rabbits and other pets 

More

wild animals

Everything important about local and exotic wildlife 

More

Farm animals

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

More

nutrition


Delicious, healthy and varied diet is also animal friendly

More

Stray ANimals

Worldwide projects to neuter stray dogs and cats 

More

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. 
www.vier-pfoten.eu

Animal Rescues​​​​​​ 

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

Rescue Ben

He suffered almost three decades in a tiny, filthy cage

More

Rescue Jackson

Rescued fox Jackson shares new home with fellow rescued foxes

More

Biggest Bile Bear Rescue

Suffering bears find a species-appropriate and safe home

More
See all Rescues

Follow us

FOUR PAWS on facebook
Facebook
FOUR PAWS on youtube
Youtube
FOUR PAWS on twitter
Twitter
FOUR PAWS on instagram
Instagram

Stay updated

subscribe

Subscribe to our newsletter and read all about our newest projects, wildlife conservation centres and campaigns, and our global commitment to animals in distress. Our newsletter informs you about our work every month!