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NEWS ARCHIVE

Our updates, press releases, blog posts, rescues, publications and other news – month by month

May 2021

Our updates and stories of May

Dogs in Cambodia

“Historic opportunity for pandemic treaty must not be missed!”

FOUR PAWS calls on WHO member states to prevent future pandemics


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Ha Dong Market, Hanoi, Vietnam

One Welfare

The rise of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, reminds us how interconnected animal welfare, human wellbeing and the environment are!


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Bear at BEAR SANCTUARY Müritz

#BehindTheScenes at BEAR SANCTUARY Müritz

Animal Caretaker Sabine Steinmeier gives us an exclusive look behind the scenes at the sanctuary


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Dog in a car on a sunny day

Could Your Car Become a Heat Trap?

Why you should never leave  your dog in the car in warm weather


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Group of lions at LIONSROCK

Animals in Groups

From gaggle to gaze, from troop to parade – discover the unusual and funny collective animal names


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What to Do if Your Dog Goes Missing

What to Do if Your Dog Goes Missing

Guide for dog lovers: What you can do if your dog has run away


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Cow inside a truck on live animal transport

Progress at EU level for Live Animal Transport

Timeline of progressive steps as FOUR PAWS is working intensively to change existing legislation


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Merino sheep

FOUR PAWS achieves a “hat-trick” with Puma

In the future, the German sports goods manufacturer will refrain from using uncertified wool of animal cruelty origin


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Sheep being transported via sea

Live Animal Transport by Sea

The long and torturous journeys as animals are shipped to their death


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Live animal transport at sea

Tragedies at Sea – Cartagena and Suez Canal

The suffering of the thousands of animals trapped onboard of livestock vessels


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Tips for a Loving Mother's Day

7 animal-friendly Mothers Day ideas that come from the heart


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Rescue Lola

Rescue Lola

Chained for one year, dog Lola finally gets a chance in life


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April 2021

Our updates and stories of April

Cattle in the stable in Germany

The Animal Health Law and FOUR PAWS’ Work

On the 21st of April 2021, the Animal Health Law entered into force and will hopefully contribute to a more animal-friendly European Union


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MARCH 2021

Our updates and stories of March

Tips For An Animal-friendly Easter

Some Easter traditions and treats may have cruelty behind them


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Avoiding Wildlife Accidents

Guide for animal lovers: How to avoid wildlife accidents – and how to behave correctly in case of an emergency


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Pig in truck

One year on from COVID-19 being declared a global pandemic

But what is being done to prevent future pandemics?


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Orphan Lestari

Rescue Lestari

The orangutan orphan recovering from trauma and learning how to enjoy her life again in the ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL


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Campaigners in Spain

Haven of hell: At “best”, the Elbeik's 1,610 cattle are killed on site

FOUR PAWS speaks of a total failure of the European Union as well as the Spanish authorities


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Dog panting in the heat

Fake Animal Rescue Videos

How to spot orchestrated animal rescues  


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Campaigners in Spain

After the tragedy of the "Karim Allah", the shipments from Spain are continuing

FOUR PAWS is on site in Cartagena and documents the cruel machinery


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Pidgeon

Animal-Friendly Pigeon Repellent

Guide on wild animals: How to deal with them properly?


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Live animal transport of cattle

Tragedy at sea continues: The "Elbeik" sails back to the EU after an odyssey of almost three months with 1,776 cattle on board

FOUR PAWS already reported on the killing of the 895 young bulls of "Karim Allah" this Sunday


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Closing a House of Horror for Dogs in Cambodia

Saving the dogs and shutting down of the worst slaughterhouse in Cambodia


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Pig farming

One year after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the WHO:

FOUR PAWS calls on responsible organisations and governments to improve the human-animal relationship to prevent future pandemics


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Dog in small cage in slaughterhouse, Cambodia

One million dogs killed: FOUR PAWS closes major slaughterhouse in Cambodia, rescuing 16 dogs on site

Rescue comes a week after interception of 61 dogs in a minivan in Siem Reap


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FEBRUARY 2021

Our updates and stories of February

Mouse looking out a small wood house

Small mammals as pets

Guinea pigs, rabbits, hamsters, mice, and rats – only for committed families 


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elephant in circus

FOUR PAWS calls upon EU Commission for a ban of wild animals in circuses

Opinion poll shows majority of Europeans are against animal suffering in entertainment


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Cages of laying hens

Dr Jane Goodall calls on EU to end cage farming across Europe

The letter to the European Commission is signed by more than 140 international scientists


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Dogs rescued

Slaughterhouse-bound minivan carrying 61 dogs intercepted in Cambodia

FOUR PAWS steps in to assist Cambodian authorities in first ever interception of dogs being taken for the dog meat trade


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Fur fox

Internationally renowned sports brand Adidas joins fur-free initiative

FOUR PAWS welcomes newest member in the Fur Free Retailer program


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Animal-Friendly Recipes

Eating delicious food doesn't have to involve animal suffering, check out our easy to prepare healthy recipes


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Dog in shelter

Despite COVID-19 restrictions: FOUR PAWS distributes 10 tonnes of food to starving animals in Lebanon

Hundreds of animals were left homeless after the devastating explosion in Beirut in August


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lion in cage

FAQ's on Big Cat Rescue Missions

Learn more about how we help suffering big cats across the world


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pigs at farm

Pandemics and Animal Welfare

Support our demands for a world of higher animal welfare!


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JANUARY 2021

Our updates and stories of January 

Measures in times of corona

We are well prepared to continue to care for our animals


Lion at LIONSROCK

10 Facts About Big Cats

How much do you know about these powerful feline predators? 


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The FOUR PAWS review 2020

Only with your help, this was possible. Watch the video! 


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Dog during Carnival

Carnival: No Fun For Animals

FOUR PAWS gives tips on what pet owners should look out for


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Roe buck Ruffy

Rescue Ruffy

An orphaned roe fawn in a meadow who fought to live!


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kavaan against tree trunk

The FOUR PAWS review 2020

Only with your help, this was possible. Watch the video! 


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Call on all countries to ban fur farms!

End the cruel and deadly fur trade before it causes the next pandemic!


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stray dog

Animal Welfare and COVID-19

What you need to know and what can you do?


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Zoe was rescued from a fur farm

Shopping Guide for Animal-Friendly Fashion

From wool to down - have a heart for animals when shopping 


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