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FOUR PAWS

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.

Ukraine War: Situation and Support

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FAQs: Ukraine

The war is also affecting animals – how you can support 


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FOUR PAWS loading pet food supplies into a train headed to Ukraine

A second delivery of 20 tonnes of food for zoo animals in Ukraine

FOUR PAWS partners with Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) to provide relief for war-torn zoos


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Mission to Ukraine

Emergency food delivery for zoo animals in Ukraine


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FOUR PAWS loading pet food supplies into a van headed to Ukraine

FOUR PAWS to deliver nearly 20 tons of animal food to war-torn Ukraine

Ukrainian zoos at risk of running out of food supplies – FOUR PAWS acting upon official request from Ukrainian authorities


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Stray animal care in Ukraine

UPAW keeps delivering tonnes of food to animal shelters in Ukraine

FOUR PAWS and partners provide urgent help for thousands of dogs and cats


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Rescue Vova

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


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UPAW emergency feeding in Ukraine

FOUR PAWS and Partners Provide Urgent Help to Animal Shelters in Ukraine

A new platform distributes food and supplies to shelters where help is needed the most 


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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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Bear cubs Bé and Em at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

Bear cubs tied in sack and offered for sale in Vietnam

FOUR PAWS rescues two Asiatic black bears from the illegal wildlife trade


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Fox in a cage at a fur farm

A Chance to Make History: ECI Could Finally Achieve a Ban on Fur Farming Across the EU

Today, NGOs, with the support of several MEPs, marks the launch of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) which aims to achieve an EU-wide ban on fur farming


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Elina's Story

Elina’s Story

Poor breeding conditions left both of Elina’s puppies fighting for their lives


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Reggie

Richard's Story

Reggie immediately became seriously unwell, leading to Richard starting a campaign against the illegal puppy trade


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Happy Animals of Ours

Cuteness overload – Some of our rescued animals are here to brighten up your day!


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Cats on a Lead

Reasons for the trend and what cat owners should know


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Poppy

Christine's Story

After 8 long months of emotional turmoil and stress, Christine is still dealing with the ramifications of the illegal puppy trade


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BEAR SANCTUARY Belitsa – 20 year anniversary and a new name

FOUR PAWS opens exhibition in remembrance of the last “dancing bears”


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Factory farming

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Live Animal Transport in Europe

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The Illegal Puppy Trade

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COVID-19 & Animals

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Companion Animals

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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Helping Farm Animals

Farm Animals

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


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Disaster Relief for Animals

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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Help for Strays

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


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Rescue Vova

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

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#TrainTigers

Stuck in a train carriage for 15 years

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Bear Thi

Rescue Nine Bile Bears

From life behind bars to paradise: Almost two decades in captivity are over

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