Science & Research

"To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science." - Albert Einstein

Horses at our sanctuary

Animal Welfare Assessment Framework

The FOUR PAWS perspective on guiding animal welfare assessments

Help for strays

The 'STRAYS' Project

A scientific project to determine the most sustainable, effective, and efficient method of managing the number of stray dogs

Brown bear in a field


Developing and validating a welfare assessment tool for brown bears

Kuh und ihr Junges

Mother-Bonded Calf Rearing

A scientific study on the mitigation of weaning distress in cow-calf-contact systems

FOUR PAWS team in action

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