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Rescue Bear Bakhmut

Abandoned in a destroyed backyard in war-torn Ukraine


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Pets in Winter

Keeping your four-legged friends happy and safe in the cold season


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Raccoon dog fur farm in Poland

“A Decade of Decline” for Fur Industry

FOUR PAWS celebrates “Fur Free Friday” with current UN figures showing decline of fur industry 


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Feeding Birds in Winter

How you can help the little visitors in the cold season


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Zoe was rescued from a fur farm

Shopping Guide for Animal-Friendly Fashion

From wool to down – have a heart for animals when shopping 


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Puppy purchased during the pandemic

Tips on How to Cut Costs and Keep Their Pet

FOUR PAWS appeals to pet owners to not give up on their pets and advises how to save money on pet expenses in the face of rising costs


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Factory farmed dairy cows

Need for Climate Action on Agricultural and Food Security Recognised at COP27

FOUR PAWS welcomes this as a starting point but insists more needs to be done at a UN level to tackle the climate emergency


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Raccoon dog in a cage at a fur farm

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#FurFreeEurope – what has happened so far


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FAQs: Ukraine

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Mission to Ukraine

Emergency food delivery for zoo animals in Ukraine


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Refugees from Ukraine are crossing the border from Ukraine into Poland at Medyca, Poland, with their pets

FOUR PAWS: Animal welfare in times of war continues

Neighbouring countries take in pets, bears in Ukrainian sanctuary are being kept safe 


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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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FOUR PAWS is making sure that animals are not neglected by politicians


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