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is a strong, global and independent voice for animals under direct human influence. Our vision is a world where people treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding.  

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Animal Welfare and COVID-19

What you need to know and what can you do?
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Home Office tips presented by our rescued animals

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Pet cat sleeping

10 Things You Can Do for the Animals and Yourself Now

You can prove love for animals even in difficult times


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Dog laying in the sun at home

#Stay At Home Challenge

Pets also have an important function in the home office


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Dog at Home

Q&As: Pets and Coronavirus

Information for Pet Owner


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Cats like to play

How to keep your pets occupied during the coronavirus lockdown

Guide for Pet Owners


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Happy Bear

Measures in times of corona

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Live animal transport

Endless waiting times and cruel circumstances at borders

Live animal transports during coronavirus situation


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Our current Campaigns

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End the Dog and Cat Meat Trade

An estimated 30 million dogs and an unknown number of cats enter the meat trade every year making it arguably one of the most severe .....

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Canned Lion Hunting

Born to be killed: lion hunting in South Africa

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#RUTHLESSTRADE

With no clear rules and regulations within the European Union tigers are being bred, traded and moved with no one really knowing exactly ...

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End the suffering of Vietnamese bile bears

The gallbladder of the bile bear is punctured with a needle through the abdominal wall. The anaesthetic is often administered ...

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Our Key topics

wild animals


Everything important about local and exotic wildlife
 

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companion animals


Our topics around dogs, cats, rabbits and other pets
 

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helping animals in crisis


Find out more about FOUR PAWS aid to animals in crisis regions.

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nutrition


Delicious, healthy and varied diet is also animal friendly

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Farm animals

Now inform about cattle, pigs, chickens, geese, sheep & Co
 

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Stray ANimals

Worldwide projects to neuter stray dogs and cats 

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Animal Rescues​​​​​​

Read more about our emotional animal rescues.​​​​​

Rescue Caruso

This beautiful tiger moved from our FELIDA Big Cat Centre to LIONSROCK in March this year.

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Rescue Motan and Pisa

Motan and Pisa have settled in incredibly well at our project LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary & Lodge! 

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Rescue Rocco

FOUR PAWS rescues bears from a tiny cage in Albania

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Rescue Lili, Lulu and Lac

The impromptu rescue of three nameless Asiatic black bears 

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Bear Andri in Prishtina

Rescue Bear Cub

FOUR PAWS rescues orphaned bear cub from basement  

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Rescue Keo, Lim, Dieu, San and Khoai Lang

Five bears rescued from agonising conditions in Vietnam

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