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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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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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#MakeFoodKinder

We are working with local authorities to help make food kinder to animals, to the planet and to our health!

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#WearItKind

Millions of animals are suffering around the world for fashion every year. We need more compassion in fashion. ...

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Campaign Successes

Take a look back on some of our past campaign successes we’ve had for animal welfare thanks to you. 

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UK Blog #33: National Puppy Day

Awareness day is a moment of reflection on the state of animal welfare in the UK


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UK Blog #32: House of Horrors - Ditch Fur for Good!

Over 140 million animals are killed for their fur every year, the majority spend their lives confined to dirty cages on fur farms in China or Europe.


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UK Blog #31: A New Dawn for End the Cage Age and the Sentience Bill?

Parliamentary debate due on 16th March which could change animal welfare in the UK


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UK Blog#30: Tipping the Scales Against Exotic Skins

The third instalment in our Wear It Kind campaign highlights the use of exotic skins in the fashion industry.


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recent updates

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Orangatan in Care of FOUR PAWS

FOUR PAWS ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL prepares for emergencies

Coronavirus might endanger last great apes 


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Update on our miracle lamb!

Against all odds, we welcomed a new life into the world. See how Marțișor and his step-sister are doing!


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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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Measures in Times of Corona

We are well prepared and care for our animals


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Our Key Topics

Companion Animals

Companion Animals

We work to ensure dogs, cats, rabbits, and other pets get the love they deserve


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Farm Animals

Farm Animals

See what we're doing to help cattle, pigs, chickens, geese, sheep, and more farm animals


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Wild Animals

Wild Animals

Local and exotic wildlife suffer across a wide range of sectors, we're working to stop it


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Nutrition

Nutrition

We're here to inspire you when it comes to enjoy a delicious, healthy diet that is cruelty-free


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Wild Animals Tourism

#RuthlessTourism

#RuthlessTourism tackles  the problem of animal abuse in the tourist industry


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Disaster Relief Unit Four Paws

Disaster Relief Unit

We operate a rapid response to help animals in both natural and artificial crises 


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Fur Industry

#FurFreeBritain

The fur industry results in the horrific treatment of animals. We're working to stop this


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Stray Animals

Help for Strays

We're working across the globe to help stray animals in need. This includes neutering projects


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Animal Rescues

Read more about our emotional animal rescues.

Bear Bile

Biggest Bile Bear Rescue

Suffering bears find a species-appropriate and safe home

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Rescue Jackson

Rescued fox Jackson shares new home with fellow rescued foxes

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51 dogs rescued from the dog meat trade in Vietnam

Asia Canine Protection Alliance helps provide medical care for confiscated dogs 

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wildlife SANCTUARIES

We provide species-appropriate homes for rescued animals all over the world.

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BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach

An animal-friendly home for abused bears since 1998

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Big Cat Sanctuary LIONSROCK

Species appropriate home for more than 100 animals, mainly big cats in South Africa

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Al Ma'wa for Nature & Wildlife Reserve

A partnership project between Princess Alia Foundation and FOUR PAWS in Jordan

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