companion animals

Life with a pet is a wonderful thing. Cats, dogs and small mammals are our family members, friends and companions. Every animal is an individual and therefore has its own needs.

Sadly, not all companion animals enjoy the luxury of having a loving home. Stray animals live in many countries around the world. We aim to help these animals by taking a humane and sustainable approach and to end the suffering they go through.  

Stray Animal Care Vietnam

Vietnam’s Cats Suffer Too - Tackling the cruel cat meat trade


The FOUR PAWS Model Solution for full traceability across the EU online puppy trade

for full traceability across the EU online puppy trade


Standing up for pets on World Animal Day

You can help us end the illegal pet trade


Tackling the cruel dog and cat meat trade in Asia

The consumption of dogs and cats is one of the most controversial animal practices today.


The Illegal Puppy Trade

The cruelty behind puppy farming


Animal Assisted Intervention

When former stray dogs become therapy dogs


FOUR PAWS Helps Strays

Worldwide projects to neuter stray dogs and cats


Responsible pet ownership



the beauty of adoption

It’s a way of giving a loving new home to a shelter animal – and maybe even saving its life.

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