Bear at BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach

Imprint VIER PFoTEN International

Private foundation for animal welfare (gemeinnützige Privatstiftung)


Linke Wienzeile 236
1150 Vienna, Austria


Tel: +43-1-545 50 20-0
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Company register number: 227934y, Vienna Commercial Court (Handelsgericht Wien)

Represented by the board of the foundation:

Josef Pfabigan
Dr. Gerald Dick
Luciana D'Abramo
Alexandra Mandoki


VIER PFOTEN – Stiftung für Tierschutz – gemeinnützige Privatstiftung


A beneficiary of the foundation shall be anyone determined as such by the board of foundation in accordance with the foundation’s purpose.

Subject matter of the foundation:

Spreading the idea of animal welfare and helping animals in need. In order to inform the public about man’s ethical responsibility towards animals, the foundation organises non-violent campaigns.

Media owner:

VIER PFOTEN International Foundation for animal welfare gemeinnützige Privatstiftung
Linke Wienzeile 236, 1150 Vienna, Austria

Our concern (philosophy and general orientation):

VIER PFOTEN International provides information on animal welfare issues in Austria and worldwide.


VIER PFOTEN International – gemeinnützige Privatstiftung holds the following interests:

  • Pfotenhilfe Lochen – gemeinnützige Tierschutz GmbH: 90%
  • BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr: 100%
  • FOUR PAWS in Ukraine: 100%


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