companion animals

Life with a pet is a wonderful thing. Cats, dogs and small mammals are our family members, friends and companions. Every animal is an individual and therefore has its own needs.

Sadly, not all companion animals enjoy the luxury of having a loving home. Stray animals live in many countries around the world. We aim to help these animals by taking a humane and sustainable approach and to end the suffering they go through.  

Animal Charity

The four paws model solution

to end the illegal puppy trade

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Animal Charity

Ending the Dog and Cat Meat Trade

One of the most controversial animal practices in Asia

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Dog in pain

Pain in Pets

What your pet feels, and how to understand the warning signs

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Golden retriever puppy outdoors on a sunny day

10 Tips to Recognise a Responsible Puppy Seller

FOUR PAWS advice on what to look out for when you are buying a puppy 

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Animal Charity

the beauty of adoption

It’s a way of giving a loving new home to a shelter animal – and maybe even saving its life.

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