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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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Wildlife Tourism Industry in Europe

Animal abuse for tourism is happening now, right on our doorstep. #RuthlessTourism


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Stray Dogs

Caring for the countless stray dogs worldwide


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Correctly remove ticks

Due to the mild weather, ticks are now active almost all year round. 


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Cuddling kills: FOUR PAWS warns tourists to avoid cruel lion petting farms

FOUR PAWS warns tourists to avoid cruel lion petting farms


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Urge Industries to take Action

The global increase of meat consumption comes at a high cost to the billions of factory-farmed animals, and also local wildlife


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FOUR PAWS demands: No animal torture deals with the USA

EU wants to import more beef from the USA 


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Clean Meat & Food Innovation

How meat is created without harming animals


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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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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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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

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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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 Sunface

A miracle called Sunface 

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rescue-caruso

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Rescue Mina

Blind cat eluded cat thieves and stumbled her way to safety

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