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UK Blog #35: LUCY’S LAW COMES INTO FORCE

Joanna Randall · 6.4.2020

A step forward for animal welfare

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UK Blog #34: World Stray Day

Hannah Baker · 4.4.2020

How can you help stray cats at home, and abroad.

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UK Blog #33: National Puppy Day

Hannah Baker · 23.3.2020

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

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The team on Silk Island

Stray Animal Care on Silk Island: Working at 36 Degrees Celsius

Andreas Rainer · 18.3.2020

Medical care for over 500 animals in Kambosha, Silk Island in Cambodia.

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

Jenny Canham · 18.3.2020

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?

Aaron Lax · 12.3.2020

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

Aaron Lax · 12.3.2020

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

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UK Blog #29: The Budget is on the Table

Hannah Baker · 10.3.2020

Money can be a blocker for schools and hospitals introducing better food policies but shouldn’t be.

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UK Blog #28: NEW TV ADVERT ROARS INTO ACTION

Martin Dale · 6.3.2020

Big Cat Focused Advert Coming to a Screen Near You

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UK Blog #26: It’s Nicer to Neuter

Hannah Baker · 25.2.2020

Last year our teams across Europe and Southeast Asia neutered over 15,000 cats and dogs.

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UK Blog #25: Tackling the Down Industry

Jenny Canham · 20.2.2020

The cruelty behind down feathers.

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UK Blog #27: UNITED TO PROTECT MILLIONS

Hannah Baker · 14.2.2020

Global support to end the dog and cat meat trade

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UK Blog #24: An Ugly Trend: Could Fur Be Making a Comeback in the UK?

Jenny Canham · 4.2.2020

Find out how fur sales may be on the rise and what you can do help us stop it.

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UK Blog #23: A New Day, but Work to Protect Animals Never Ends

Hannah Baker · 1.2.2020

As we awake on the first day, post-Brexit, we want to assure you that we will be continuing to ensure that we retain Britain’s high animal standards.

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UK Blog #22: Are You Ready to #WearItKind?

Jenny Canham · 28.1.2020

We are very excited to announce the launch of our new campaign, Wear it Kind

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UK Blog #21: Making Trophy Hunting the Target

Aaron Lax · 20.1.2020

We have until 25th February to make a difference.

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UK Blog #20: Primates, not Pets

Aaron Lax · 14.1.2020

A growing number of primates are being kept as pets in horrid conditions, but we have a once in a lifetime opportunity to ban the breeding and sale of them as companions.

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FOUR PAWS UK Election

Hannah Baker · 9.12.2019

A Conservative Government but hopefully not a conservative approach to animal welfare 

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Cast Your Vote for Animal Welfare

Aaron Lax · 9.12.2019

Your voice matters on December 12th.

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Fur Trade

UK Blog #19: In the Fight to End the Fur Trade

Aaron Lax · 20.11.2019

Find Out How You Can Help Us

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UK Blog #18: Working to Make Food Kinder this World Kindness Day!

Aaron Lax · 13.11.2019

We're challenging the welfare standards of the farming industry. Find out more.

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Vegan Recipes

UK Blog #17: World Vegan Month is Upon Us!

Aaron Lax · 7.11.2019

World Vegan Month is a time to celebrate the past, present, and future of veganism.

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Animal Charity

A Cruel Journey

This is a true story - our investigators recount the terrifying journey animals experience in the dog and cat meat trade

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UK Blog #16: Answering the Call for Crimes Against Wildlife

Aaron Lax · 23.10.2019

We're giving our voice to ensure crimes against wildlife are sentenced more effectively.

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Christmas Fundraising

UK Blog #15 Volunteer for FOUR PAWS this Christmas Period!

Aaron Lax · 21.10.2019

Spread some Christmas cheer while changing the lives of animals across the world.

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UK Blog #14 Young Supporters of FOUR PAWS UK

Aaron Lax · 15.10.2019

We celebrate the efforts of two of our youngest fundraisers. 

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UK Blog #13 Reaction to the Queen's Speech

Hannah Baker · 14.10.2019

Ambitious targets need to convert into world-leading environmental laws.

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UK Blog #12 Climbing Kilimanjaro to raise funds for Four Paws

Jenny Canham · 7.10.2019

Our amazing supporters Alexandra and James recently took on the challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, to raise money for Four Paws! 

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UK Blog #11 Why World Day for Farmed Animals is so important

Jenny Canham · 30.9.2019

World Day for Farmed Animals - a day to take action!

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UK Blog #10 Celebrating rabbits on International Rabbit Day!

Jenny Canham · 25.9.2019

The perfect time to celebrate our recent victory for rabbits...plus some fun facts!

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UK blog #9 Dog and cat meat consumption ban in UK

Joanna Randall · 20.9.2019

We urge the UK to take a stand against this cruel trade

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UK Blog #8 London Fashion Week 2019: Leave fur off the catwalk!

Jenny Canham · 12.9.2019

We urge London Fashion Week 2019 to show compassion to animals and ditch fur in this year's event! 

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UK Blog #7 Over 100,000 supporters for a #BetterDealForAnimals

Jenny Canham · 10.9.2019

A huge thank you to everybody who signed the petition calling for animal sentience to be recognised in UK law!

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UK Blog #6 A visit to Arosa Bear Sanctuary

Jo visits Arosa Bear Sanctuary in the beautiful Swiss Alps!

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UK Blog #5 We celebrate National Dog Day!

Joanna Randall · 21.8.2019

Meet five very good dogs FOUR PAWS helped this year

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UK Blog #4 Make Food Kinder - helping animals & the planet

Jenny Canham · 21.8.2019

Why we are urging local authorities to reduce animal products to help tackle climate change, and save animals too!

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UK Blog #3 Visit to FRIEND Farm Animal Sanctuary

Jenny Canham · 13.8.2019

Last week, we were incredibly lucky to spend our annual summer team away day at FRIEND Farm Animal Sanctuary.

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UK Blog #2 World Lion Day!

We celebrate World Lion Day by learning about volunteer Steph's experience at LIONSROCK!

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UK Blog #1 Welcome!

Jenny Canham · 6.8.2019

Welcome to our first UK blog update!

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Ground Zero of the Cambodian Dog Meat Trade

Dr Katherine Polak · 26.6.2019

A moments decision between life or death: Neary and Sopol get a second chance!

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Why we are celebrating International Disaster Risk Reduction Day

FOUR PAWS is providing assistance in crisis situations all over the world

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No Land in sight

The American East Coast was hit hard by hurricane Florence, forcing thousands to leave their homes and their animals behind - we packed our bags to go and look out for them

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Last Day on Lombok

Looking back on our 15 day mission in Indonesia

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Dog Meat Trade Indonesia

Beach paradise turns into hell for thousands of animals every year

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Lombok's lost paradise

Our dangerous mission to the Indonesian islands struck by earthquakes that left hundreds of animals in urgent need

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No more excuses, eBay

Our “Thanks eBay” campaign reveals the shocking truth about the online marketplace, and the role classified advertising sites play in enabling the illegal puppy trade.  

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Ai Weiwei concerned about elephants in Myanmar

The Chinese artist visited several elephant camps with his team and FOUR PAWS to get an idea of the elephants’ living conditions.

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30 Years of FOUR PAWS

In 1988, Heli Dungler in Austria founded the internationally active animal welfare organisation FOUR PAWS.

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What would life be without water?

Cape Town is bracing itself for Day Zero

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