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FOUR PAWS

is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Our vision is a world where humans treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding.

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#TheySufferWeSuffer

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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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#BreakTheViciousCycle

Add your support to end the captive breeding 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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#LiveKinder

We can all #LiveKinder. Let’s be kinder in what we eat, kinder in what we do and kinder in how we treat animals and the planet.

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New study: Pandemic leads to increased demand for compassion in fashion

FOUR PAWS reveals that almost 90 per cent want fashion industry to prioritise animal welfare


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#BreakTheViciousCycle

FOUR PAWS is fighting to ban the commercial trade of ALL big cats in South Africa.


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Animal Heroes Kids Club

We believe teaching children to be kind to animals today is the only way we will have a kinder tomorrow.


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Seaview tigers moved to safe new forever home

On the 22nd of June 2021, two Siberian tigers were translocated in an emergency rescue operation from Seaview Predator Park in Port Elizabeth, to LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary in the Free State Province.


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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 Sanctuary 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 Andri

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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COVID-19 & Animals

What you need to know and what can you do?

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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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