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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. 

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Two of the last illegally kept brown bears in Croatia have found a new home

FOUR PAWS rescues and transfers Suzana and Bruno to Croatian bear 


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Coca Cola must end animal abuse

Help us tell Coca Cola to never allow such animal suffering again.


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Anonymous and dangerous: Illegal puppy dealers to be evicted from online classifieds

FOUR PAWS proposes EU model solution for traceability of dogs


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Hot Asphalt – A Danger to your Dog’s Paws

A Danger to your Dog’s Paws


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Potato salad with parsley pesto and 'sausages'

Check out our easy to prepare healthy recipes


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Full Traceability of Pets

The FOUR PAWS Model Solution for ending the illegal puppy trade


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Ground Zero of the Cambodian Dog Meat Trade

A moments decision between life or death: Neary and Sopol get a second chance!


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Travelling with a Dog

Responsible pet ownership guide


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Our current Campaigns

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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 Rocco

FOUR PAWS rescues bears from a tiny cage in Albania

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Rescue Bear Cub

FOUR PAWS rescues orphaned bear cub from basement  

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Rescue Lili, Lulu and Lac

The impromptu rescue of three nameless Asiatic black bears 

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