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Orphaned orangutan rescued by FOUR PAWS

Baby orangutan crammed into a sack and tied to a motorcycle

FOUR PAWS ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL takes traumatised ape orphan into safe custody


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Bear Vinzenz reaching for his toes at BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach

Gallery Animals Doing Yoga

Sometimes our rescued animals are caught on camera in all kinds of shapes!


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Tiger hides

Big Cat Memory Game

Can you find all the animal pairs?


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FOUR PAWS offers advice on fostering and adoption

Coronavirus lockdown: The perfect time to get a pet?

FOUR PAWS offers advice on fostering and adoption


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Lions in Care of FOUR PAWS

Images of the lions in our Big Cat SANCTUARIES LIONSROCK and FELIDA 


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Scared dog

The Impact of Lockdown on Domestic Violence

FOUR PAWS' Guide for Animal Lovers


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Rescue Shevar and Sharukh

Rescue Shevar and Sharukh

Home at LIONSROCK after Emergency Rescue


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Animal Welfare and COVID-19

What you need to know and what can you do?
Please find all content about the coronavirus here!


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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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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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#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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COVID-19 & Animals

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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​​​​​​

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Rescue Shevar and Sharukh

Rescue Shevar and Sharukh

Home at LIONSROCK after Emergency Rescue

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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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Bears in Vietnam

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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Bears in Vietnam

Rescue Keo, Lim, Dieu, San and Khoai Lang

Five bears rescued from agonising conditions in Vietnam

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