The FOUR PAWS balance sheet is audited annually by an external, certified accountant in accordance with the Austrian Commercial Code. The current annual report can be viewed online.
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2021 Annual Report (5 MB)
2021 also saw some major changes on a global level, thanks to the ongoing political animal welfare work carried out by FOUR PAWS. In December, the WHO member states voted to draft an international pandemic prevention agreement, which will pave the way for animal welfare to become part of the political debate on pandemics.
2020 Annual Report (5 MB)
2020 was a challenging year for animal welfare. Travel restrictions and lockdowns made it harder than ever to rescue bears, lions and tigers but FOUR PAWS has risen to the challenges presented by the Coronavirus pandemic, continuing to fight with full strength for the welfare of suffering animals.
2019 Annual Report (6.6 MB)
2019 was an important year for agricultural animal welfare, with over 170 organisations across Europe campaigning for an EU-wide ban on keeping farm animals in cages.
2017 Annual Report (4.5 MB)
In 2017, we had branches in eleven countries and were preparing to set up three more national offices. At our five bear sanctuaries and three big cat centres, we fed and looked after 83 bears and 98 big cats every day.