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        Dog and cat meat trade investigation in Vietnam

        Highway to Hell

        An investigation into the illegal trade of dogs and cats through Ha Tinh province, Vietnam

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        How do you like your eggs?

        Daisy Sopel · 21.6.2024

        There are some stark differences in hen welfare depending on which label you choose 

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        Cows onboard a transportation truck

        Livestock Export Bill is one for the history books

        Simon Pope · 8.5.2024

        The Animal Welfare (Livestock Exports) Bill looks set to become law very soon

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        Cat at a free vaccination drive in Hoi An, VietnamCat at a free vaccination drive in Hoi An, Vietnam

        FOUR PAWS in Hoi An, Vietnam

        A 2-Year Journey Towards a Dog and Cat Meat-Free City

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        Lying about lions

        Simon Pope · 9.4.2024

        A blog by our Campaign Lead, Simon Pope

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        Tiger Bela

        Reading Between the Stripes

        Myth-busting facts about tigers

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        Lions Nikola and Vasylyna

        Two young lions - One love story

        Rescued 2.000 kilometers apart they roamed the streets, alone, scared and left to die. Now, lions Nikola and Vasylyna have a chance at a new life together.

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        Two donkeys; one grey, one white, standing in a field together

        Introducing Simon Pope

        Simon Pope · 23.2.2024

        Say hello to a member of the UK team!

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        We need to hear your roar in Westminster

        Kim Manning-Cooper · 2.2.2024

        Will you help us make sure the Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill passes its Second Reading in Parliament?

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        Fox on a fur farm in Poland

        Interview with SLAY Director Rebecca Cappelli

        In this interview, SLAY documentary director Rebecca Capelli talks about animal cruelty in fashion, her documentary and what gives her hope for the future

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        Live Exports Second Reading

        Simon Pope · 12.12.2023

        After decades of campaigning, thousands of protests, and animals suffering in their millions, it’s finally happening 

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        Wear It Kind Collection: Interviewing Fashion Designer Eirinn Hayhow

        Sophie Miller · 28.11.2023

        This Autumn, in our Wear It Kind Collection, we interview and review some of fashions biggest animal welfare advocates and next gen materials promising to change the game for kinder fashion

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        Fashion’s biggest animal welfare friends and foes revealed in our new report!

        Sophie Miller · 27.11.2023

        Which British brands are doing better for animal welfare and climate standards and who is falling short?

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        A white and brown dog behind rusty metal bars

        South Korea announces ban on the consumption of dog meat

        Nick Weston · 22.11.2023

        In a historic move, South Korea is paving the way for other countries to follow suit

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        A young lamb in a holding pen

        King's Speech 2023

        Sonul Badiani-Hamment · 7.11.2023

        Today’s Kings Speech has proved to be a mixed bag of anticipation, celebration and disappointment

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        Imports, exports, all sorts: How we championed kept animals in Parliament

        Sophie Miller · 24.10.2023

        Live animal exports and imported pups were just two of topics on the agenda as FOUR PAWS UK headed to Parliament to talk with MPs

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        Wear it Kind Collection: Interviewing Collective Fashion Justice

        Sophie Miller · 18.10.2023

        This Autumn, in our Wear It Kind Collection, we interview and review some of fashions biggest animal welfare advocates and next gen materials promising to change the game for kinder fashion.

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        Tricks of the trade! Our new report exposing how cruel illegal breeders take advantage of online loopholes

        Sophie Miller · 11.10.2023

        With almost half of all puppies sold on Gumtree found to be illegally imported into the UK, our new report exposes just how online platforms are helping cruel breeders to thrive

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        #KarachiElephants Important step for Madhubala

        Sophie Miller · 24.8.2023

        The FOUR PAWS team has returned to Pakistan to continue its efforts for an urgent mission: to free Madhubala from solitary keeping

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        NEW TV ADVERT ROARS INTO ACTION

        Hannah Baker · 8.8.2023

        Big Cat Focused Advert Coming to a Screen Near You

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        Five things I’ve learnt from meeting the animals at FELIDA Big Cat Sanctuary

        A member of FOUR PAWS UK's team shares her insights on her visit to the beloved FOUR PAWS Sanctuary

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        Sanctuary Veterans: How your support provides lifelong care

        Sophie Miller · 18.7.2023

        The long and peaceful lives that the generous donations of our patrons go on to support

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        Taming Fashion: the report that shows sustainability is always in style

        Sophie Miller · 17.7.2023

        FOUR PAWS new report series highlights the unsustainable nature of animal-derived materials

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        Climate on the menu: How reducing meat and dairy can save our planet

        Sophie Miller · 14.7.2023

        Climate catastrophes and unprecedented temperatures mean the time for change is now

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        What can we achieve with a pandemic treaty?

        This World Zoonosis Day (6 July), FOUR PAWS are working hard to make sure the global Pandemic Treaty incorporates animal welfare

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        Summer 2023 – The year to travel kind

        Sophie Miller · 14.6.2023

        As the summer holidays fast approach, we’re giving you our top tips to travel kind, whatever your style and wherever you end up!

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        Down, leather, wool, fur – the suffering is immense and animal welfare largely goes unchecked

        Animal Use in Fashion and Little Oversight of Welfare

        A whopping five billion animals are used for fashion every year. Many customers remain unaware of the suffering inflicted on animals in this industry.

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        I ate vegetarian for a week and this is what happened…

        As we reach the end of No Meat May, here’s what happened when our social media lead, Kayleigh, went vegetarian for a week…

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        Meat reduction – how hard is it?

        Members of our team share their experiences in meat reduction

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        Sanctuary Spotlight – Lifesaving LIONSROCK

        Sophie Miller · 16.5.2023

        How LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary provides lifesaving and life changing medical care for big cats.

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        Met Gala – Can we make kindness next year’s theme?

        Sophie Miller · 2.5.2023

        When will the Met Gala finally forego the fur & feathers and choose kindness?

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        How much truth is in your trolley?

        Daisy Sopel · 21.4.2023

        A new report reveals supermarkets are not being transparent with their customers

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        Noor Jehan Update

        Hannah Baker · 18.4.2023

        The latest update on the 17-year-old captive African elephant 

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        Group of people at a protest with signs saying "Less Meat = Less Heat", "Eat climate friendly, #GoVeggie" and "Cut the meat, lose the heat"

        Is humanity on thin ice?

        Daisy Sopel · 31.3.2023

        There is still time to positively impact the climate

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        Rescuers holding puppies trapped by earthquake debris

        Rescuing Animals Trapped by Earthquakes

        Jackson Zee · 22.3.2023

        It's a race against time

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        5 lions lay on top of a wooden platform

        TROPHY HUNTING HAS NO PLACE IN OUR FUTURE

        Hannah Baker · 17.3.2023

        FOUR PAWS UK supports the Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill, but who else has championed this world-leading legislation? 

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        FOUR PAWS earthquake relief in Syria

        Seven Hours in Syria to Deliver Aid for Animals

        Fabian Chaundy · 14.3.2023

        FOUR PAWS travels to Syria to deliver 20 tonnes of farm animal feed and 3.6 tonnes of dog and cat food to the city of Jindires. Read more.

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        Child holding baby goat at small farm in Türkiye

        Saving Lives and Livelihoods in Rural Türkiye

        Fabian Chaundy · 9.3.2023

        The FOUR PAWS Rapid Response Mission in Türkiye delivers feed and aid to animals affected by the earthquakes. Blog by Fabian Chaundy.

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         Broiler chickens in an indoor farming system

        How can we prevent the next pandemic?

        Daisy Sopel · 6.3.2023

        A shift in farming style could help to avoid future outbreaks of avian influenza

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        3 mink in a dirty cage

        The Frightening Reality of the Fur Industry

        We’ve been campaigning for a #FurFreeBritain for years, and with 2023 bringing the launch of our new fur report, we wanted to break down what it found and what it means for the UK

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        Release at LIONSROCK

        The Women Fighting for Animals Around the Globe

        Meet some of the FOUR PAWS female animal guardians

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        Lions Dolf, Vincent and Geena

        The FOUR PAWS young lions roar away

        The almost one-year-old Nikola and the five three-year-old siblings are thriving in their forever homes at FOUR PAWS Big Cat Sanctuaries and giving much joy to all!

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        SUCCESSFUL PARLIAMENTARY EVENT ACHIEVES CROSS-PARTY POLITICAL SUPPORT TO SHUT DOWN THE UK FUR TRADE

        Sonul Badiani-Hamment · 1.2.2023

        To mark 20 years since the Fur Farming (Prohibition) Act 2000 came into force in the UK, we hosted an event at Parliament to celebrate this milestone and reflect on legislation still needed to achieve a Fur Free Britain  

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        Sanctuary focus: Support FELIDA through a new era

        Sophie Miller · 17.1.2023

        Read our plans for FELIDA Big Cat Sanctuary and how you can help traumatised animals thrive.

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        Veganuary: A kinder future has never been so easy!

        Sophie Miller · 13.1.2023

        With so many brands embracing a plant-based future, making kinder choices in what we eat has never been so accessible.

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        Make travelling kind more than a new year's resolution

        Sophie Miller · 4.1.2023

        This year ensure travelling kind becomes a part of your routine and not just a new year fad!

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        Argentinian Train Tigers arriving at LIONSROCK

        2022 Rescues & Milestones

        Let's take a look back at the biggest rescues & milestones of 2022. From bears and big cats to dogs and cats, we fight for Animal Welfare. Worldwide.

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        To help veterinarians, is to help animals

        Sophie Miller · 20.12.2022

        USAVA partners with FOUR PAWS in urgent need for stray animals in war-torn Ukrainian cities.

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        What does the future look like for big cats after CoP19?

        Ruxandra Cracea · 14.12.2022

        Key decisions from the global wildlife trade summit

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        2022 Unwrapped: Animals in Fashion

        Sophie Miller · 13.12.2022

        From big wins to small steps, together we’re wearing it kind and making a difference!

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        The next big step in ending the dog and cat meat trade in Vietnam

        Sophie Miller · 7.12.2022

        This winter, we’ve launched a new  reporting tool in Vietnam to tackle  the cruel dog and cat meat trade.

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        'Tis the season for puppy purchasing

        Daisy Sopel · 30.11.2022

        With Christmas on the way, don’t be tempted to buy a furry friend for loved ones this year.

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        The highs and lows of fur in 2022

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 25.11.2022

        It feels like fur-ever ago that we spoke about fur, so here’s an update on this year’s progress!

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        Introducing Ren Shilcock

        Sophie Miller · 24.11.2022

        Say hello to our newest member of the UK team!

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        Introducing Kayleigh Russell

        Sophie Miller · 24.11.2022

        Say hello to our newest member of the UK team!

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        What a COP out

        Hannah Baker · 24.11.2022

        Despite running two days over the two-week schedule, COP27 has failed to deliver progressive and transformative changes for the planet.

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        What's the big deal about the trade in big cats

        Hannah Baker · 15.11.2022

        This November FOUR PAWS is heading to the biggest international wildlife trade conference to fight for the protection of big cats around the globe.

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        Help us speak up for lions like Cecil

        Can you help us make sure the Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill passes through its Second Reading in Parliament? 

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        COP27: What is it and why is it important for animal welfare?

        Hannah Baker · 28.10.2022

        Between 6th-18th November, Governments from around the world will meet at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. 

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        Global leaders in animal welfare? #EndTheCageAge

        Whilst other countries grab headlines in their attempts to make strides for farmed animal welfare, the UK is lagging behind.

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        Caring for our pets during the cost of living crisis

        We share tips on how to save money without sacrificing our pets.

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        With support for fur free Europe growing, will the UK follow suit?

        Sophie Miller · 21.10.2022

        Over 400,000 EU citizens have called for an end to fur farming and whilst the UK Government suggested potential work against the sale and import of fur, we are still waiting for action.

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        The last 12 months in the dog and cat meat trade

        Find out what we've been up to thanks to your support in our aim to end the dog and cat meat trade.

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        Eat your heart out with our plant-based recipes

        Daisy Sopel · 12.10.2022

        Enjoy a kinder bite while learning about the animals we help across the world.

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        Every Day is World Animal Day

        Sonul Badiani-Hamment · 6.10.2022

        Animals Matter every day of the year to us, can our Government say the same? 

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        The reality behind rescues

        Sophie Miller · 26.9.2022

        We lift the lid on the reality and hard work behind our complex rescues. 

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        Rescued lamb at farm sanctuary

        Animal-Friendly Fashion Collection at Where Pigs Fly Farm Sanctuary

        Global and local fashion brands at a special Wear it Kind photoshoot

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        What’s the beef with factory farming?

        Daisy Sopel · 22.9.2022

        Despite countless ethical issues with intensive systems, new factory farms are still being built across the country.

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        Animal caregiver and dog Jackson cuddling

        So much more than a job

        Sary Dit · 20.9.2022

        Early one morning in 2021, dog caretaker Sary woke up to a call from a colleague. A minivan carrying 61 dogs headed for slaughter in had been intercepted.

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        It’s international lion day every day for FOUR PAWS

        This international lion day, we explore how our sanctuaries champion the safety and security of the iconic big cat every single day.

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        Busting myths around trophy hunting

        Across the globe, the cruel practice of trophy hunting thrives under the guise of conservation for protected species. That is a lie. In this blog, we bust myths like this and set the record straight on trophy hunting.

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        Tackling the tiger trade: Second-class protection for captive big cats

        Sophie Miller · 28.7.2022

        Find out more about the grim reality of the tiger trade and the dedicated work of our sanctuaries who have become welcome homes to victims of the #ruthlesstrade.

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        Breaking down the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report

        We highlight what the most significant discoveries within the report mean for us, and how we can make a real and practical change for animals, our planet and our health.

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        FOUR PAWS UK; 2022 so far

        Sophie Miller · 14.7.2022

        A lot has been achieved for animal welfare so far this year, but there is so much more we want to achieve, and we need your help!

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        A breed apart: Genetic issues in the illegal puppy trade

        Sophie Miller · 12.7.2022

        Designer dogs tend to cost a pretty penny. But for some, their extreme selective breeding can end up costing more than they had bargained for. 

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        Tiger and lions

        CITES CoP19: The conference deciding the future of big cats

        A blog post by Vanessa Amoroso, Head of Wild Animals in Trade at FOUR PAWS

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        A trophy hunting import ban is finally on the Parliamentary agenda!

        On the anniversary of Cecil the lion's death, we look at the opportunities ahead to ban hunting trophies once and for all 

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        The Government finally debates #EndTheCageAge petition

        Every year, millions of farmed animals are kept in cramped and unsanitary cages, incapable of expressing their natural behaviours and suffering tremendously.  

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        Our final sprint: will NIKE do the right thing?

        Daisy Sopel · 8.6.2022

        On NIKE’s 50th anniversary we are thrilled to see that over 50,000 people have asked NIKE to stop using wool from mutilated lambs worldwide. But will they listen?

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        UK Government introduce Gene Editing Bill

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 24.5.2022

        Find out how this legislation threatens the welfare of farmed animals  

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        Making strides against the illegal puppy trade - one year on

        It’s been one year since our reporting tool went live, and we have received nearly 1,000 reports from people who have unfortunately fallen victim to unscrupulous breeders.

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        Getting to know LaBante London

        Sophie Miller · 13.5.2022

        Brands with vegan and cruelty - free ethics are on the rise, with people looking to make more conscious choices to live kinder every day. 

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        Did you vote to #MakeFoodKinder?

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 6.5.2022

        As the elections come to an end, we work hard to put animal welfare on the food procurement agenda.

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        Calling all MPs #DontBetrayAnimals

        Sophie Miller · 26.4.2022

        Over the past month, the Government has continuously deprioritised animal welfare,  increasingly reneging on promises that have been made to the British public.

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        Cute Quick Sick

        Sophie Miller · 26.4.2022

        In an Instagram vs. reality world, our latest campaign aims to protect pets and families from the dangers of the online puppy trade.

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        Sweating The Details

        Hannah Baker · 22.4.2022

        Nike is bringing up the rear in sportswear by using mulesed wool

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        Thinking of Buying a Puppy? Read This First

        Aaron Lax · 14.4.2022

        The hazy excitement of getting a new puppy can often trump the clarity of consideration, but we’re here to help.

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        Two lambs

        Five Cool Facts about Sheep

        How much do we really know about sheep and their secret lives?

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        Sheep with lambs in Australia

        Farm Highlight: The future is non-mulesed

        How an Australian wool producing family successfully ended the painful practice of mulesing

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        Is being flexitarian THE climate change solution?

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 23.3.2022

        Our climate is changing, and so must we

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        The beginning of the end of the dog and cat meat trade

        Sophie Miller · 22.3.2022

        A lot has happened recently in our fight to end the dog and cat meat trade in Southeast Asia and we thought we would update you on all of the fantastic developments.  

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        What have we learnt two years on from COVID-19?

        Daisy Sopel · 17.3.2022

        The pandemic has left the world reeling, but is it enough to make long-term change in the way we treat animals and nature? 

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        free geese

        How one goose can help animal welfare, worldwide

        Sophie Miller · 14.3.2022

        Derek Hazy IPA, designed by Goose Island Brewery has wet whistles and provided some fabulous funds to help support our causes.

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        Is the UK the top destination for European puppies?

        Joana Fernandes · 11.3.2022

        Over the years, the number of puppies coming from other countries into the UK has been rising in response to the public desire for a furry companion.

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        tiger gazing out of cage

        Trophy Hunting – A very British contribution

        Sophie Miller · 1.3.2022

        Thousands of wild animals murdered by British hunters, for a grim trophy and a meaningless record. 

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        Three raccoon dogs in a cage

        "A Kill from Kitz"

        FOUR PAWS reveals the truth behind Sportalm's fur greenwashing.

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        The Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill is back in Parliament for the Report Stage and Third (and hopefully, final) Reading

        Daisy Sopel · 28.2.2022

        It’s been several years in the making, but animal sentience may soon be recognised in law. Will you help us push this Bill through?

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        Nine reasons to celebrate

        Sophie Miller · 15.2.2022

        This valentine’s day, nine bears were finally able to celebrate freedom after being rescued from bile bear farms in Binh Duong province, Vietnam.

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        Will animal welfare finally be addressed at UNEA

        Sonul Badiani-Hamment · 15.2.2022

        During the Fifth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5.2) in Nairobi, animal welfare will finally be given the centre stage it deserves.

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        Dog Meat Trade Indonesia

        Dr Katherine Polak · 4.2.2022

        Beach paradise turns into hell for thousands of animals every year

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        The Year of the Tiger - Demanding protection for big cats across the globe

        Hannah Baker · 2.2.2022

        The UK remains complicit in the vicious cycle of abuse of big cats  

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        Climate change / Make the change

        Sophie Miller · 25.1.2022

        In 2013 7% of Brits believed the climate wasn't changing at all. Now in 2022, the environment is the third biggest priority

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        Brexit – One Year Later

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 19.1.2022

        Has leaving the EU been a help or a hindrance to animal welfare in the UK?

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        Our biggest bile bear rescue mission yet

        Sophie Miller · 14.1.2022

        We have the unique chance to rescue not one, not two, but nine bile bears from Vietnam.

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        Help #EndtheCageAge for all farmed animals

        Sophie Miller · 6.1.2022

        With 100,000 signatures and counting, we need your help to ensure MPs are ready to advocate for the UK Government to end the cage age for millions of farmed animals.

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        Introducing Sophie Miller

        Sophie Miller · 6.1.2022

        Introducing our newest member of the UK team 

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        A New Year, A New Chance for Animals

        Aaron Lax · 22.12.2021

        Are you making any resolutions for 2022?

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        Sheep in field

        Wool Supplier Highlight: ‘The Schneider Group’ helps to end mulesing

        The company's sustainability manager explains their journey to sheep-friendly practices

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        Merino sheep in a field

        Brand Highlight: ORTOVOX Wool Promise

        How the German mountain sports brand is leading the way to happy sheep and happy customers 

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        Australian Merino sheep

        Progress in Australia: Economic study shows switching to non-mulesed sheep is a success

        New survey of 97 wool producers shows proven success of the non-mulesed system

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        Is your favourite fashion brand on the naughty or nice list this Christmas?

        Hannah Baker · 10.12.2021

        New Animal Welfare in Fashion report released

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        Big Cats Are Suffering in South Africa

        Daisy Sopel · 10.12.2021

        Thousands of big cats are being traded and farmed in South Africa – will you help us end their nightmare?

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        This Christmas #ThinkBeforeYouClick

        Joana Fernandes · 9.12.2021

        8 tips to recognise the signs of illegal puppy breeding

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        8 tips when buying a new puppy

        Joana Fernandes · 9.12.2021

        8 tips to recognise the signs of illegal puppy breeding

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        True stories from the illegal puppy trade

        Joana Fernandes · 9.12.2021

        Luna’s story reminds us why adoption should be the first choice if you are looking for a pet this Christmas

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        FAUX PAWS: FUR

        Aaron Lax · 29.11.2021

        Our fourth and final issue of FAUX PAWS for the year highlights the cruelty of the fur industry

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        We must take foie gras off the menu

        Daisy Sopel · 25.11.2021

        The UK remains complicit in the suffering of millions of birds

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        COP26 Round-up

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 19.11.2021

        What did this conference achieve and were animals given the attention they deserve?

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        True stories of the illegal puppy trade: a much-loved puppy who was gone too soon

        Joana Fernandes · 12.11.2021

        Illegal puppy breeding is real and brings desolation to British families more often than you know

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        Borneo's secretive dog meat trade

        Brutality Beyond the Beauty: Borneo's Secretive Dog Meat Trade

        The first-ever dog meat investigations in Borneo revealed a rampant dog meat trade

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        We must transition to plant-based diets before time runs out

        Daisy Sopel · 5.11.2021

        World leaders can no longer ignore the facts: animal agriculture is bad for our health, the planet and animal welfare

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        Trophy Hunting Ban Postponed, Again

        Daisy Sopel · 5.11.2021

        Experts promote the need for a UK trophy hunting import ban made law

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        From Rooftops to Retailers

        FOUR PAWS, one of the world’s largest animal welfare organisations, began because of fur

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        COVID-19: The Story We’ve Lived

        Aaron Lax · 26.10.2021

        Learn more about the journey so far

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        Government announces new Trade and Agriculture Commission (TAC) - but animal welfare experts are missing!

        Emily Wilson · 26.10.2021

        How can the UK ensure high animal welfare in new trade deals, if the new TAC has no one speaking up for animals?

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        Make Food Kinder – For the health of humans, animals and the planet!

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 22.10.2021

        How are we working with local authorities to make animal welfare and meat reduction a priority?

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        We must stop the deadly fur trade

        Emily Wilson · 20.10.2021

        Campaigners submit 880,457 #StopDeadlyFur petition signatures to G20 leaders, calling for an end to cruel and deadly fur farming 

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        The clock is ticking to sound the alarm on pandemic prevention

        Hannah Baker · 20.10.2021

        FOUR PAWS publishes a future study on pandemics 

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        In memory of Sir David Amess MP

        Emily Wilson · 18.10.2021

        An advocate of animal welfare  

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        Diet change, not climate change

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 14.10.2021

        The impact of our food choices on the climate can no longer be ignored

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        Plant-based progress

        Daisy Sopel · 12.10.2021

        A huge number of Brits are transitioning towards a more plant-based diet. Are you ready to join them?

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        How to keep your pets happy post-lockdown

        Daisy Sopel · 8.10.2021

        While our lives go back to normal, the lives of lockdown pets have never been more different 

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        Trading with the UK

        Emily Wilson · 5.10.2021

        Are we compromising on animal welfare to secure new trade deals?

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        It's World Animal Day!

        Aaron Lax · 4.10.2021

        The best day of the year?

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        FAUX PAWS: Down

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 1.10.2021

        Our third issue of FAUX PAWS puts the down industry in the spotlight

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        Why were so many puppies purchased in 2020?

        Joana Fernandes · 23.9.2021

        It is true the pandemic isn’t over. But as we are slowly going back to our normal routines, we start to reflect about the abnormal time we all went through and how it has affected us and our behaviour. 

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        We need YOUR HELP to stop the illegal puppy trade!

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 22.9.2021

        Our Government is calling on pet owners across the nation to speak out against puppy smuggling, ear cropping and more.

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        Patterns in the puppy market and what do they say about the illegal puppy trade?

        Joana Fernandes · 21.9.2021

        Following the numerous lockdowns over the last 18 months many families wanted to add a four-legged friend to their home, but where did these puppies really come from?

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        UK pandemics – the WHO, why, and when?

        Daisy Sopel · 16.9.2021

        How vulnerable is the UK to pandemics, and will anything change after COVID-19?

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        Ending live animal markets are crucial in preventing future pandemics

        Daisy Sopel · 14.9.2021

        As the world reels from the coronavirus pandemic, this global catastrophe has shone a spotlight on how our increasingly unnatural relationship with wildlife is a threat to human health, and urgently needs changing.

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        Brands unite against mulesed wool

        UK fashion brands call on Australian wool industry to end the cruel practice  

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        Animal Charity

        Welcome to the global protein revolution

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 1.9.2021

        78 million people worldwide are vegan, and the numbers keep rising. Has meat finally met its match?

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        Red Tractor commits to improved animal standards

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 31.8.2021

        Long awaited animal welfare improvements prioritise animal health, but is it enough?

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        New solution to block unscrupulous online traders

        Hannah Baker · 25.8.2021

        Technical solution piloted in Ireland to bring an end to illegal online puppy trade

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        It’s not the end of the road for live animal transportation

        Daisy Sopel · 24.8.2021

        While we commend the Government for moving in the right direction, the changes made to live animal transport are not enough to protect animal welfare.

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        Meet our four-legged team at FOUR PAWS UK

        Hannah Baker · 24.8.2021

        International Dog Day introduces the pooches behind the team

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        Stop the Illegal Puppy Trade

        The Illegal Puppy Trade – Can Technology Stop the Suffering?

        Joanna Randall · 23.8.2021

        FOUR PAWS joins forces with classified ad sites to protect pets using new technology piloted in Ireland

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        With dog theft on the rise, we must do all we can to protect our precious pets

        Daisy Sopel · 13.8.2021

        The monetary value of our furry friends has steadily increased during the pandemic, leading to more thefts. Here are a few simple tips on how to keep them safe.

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        No Lockdown for Trophy Hunting

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 12.8.2021

        A global pandemic could not stop UK trophy imports, so where do we draw the line?

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        From Rescues to Roars

        Hannah Baker · 9.8.2021

        Big cats thriving across FOUR PAWS Sanctuaries

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        Welcome to Wear it Kind

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 6.8.2021

        Together, we can drive an animal-friendly fashion future! 

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        On World Tiger Day, there is still much work to be done for this iconic species

        Daisy Sopel · 29.7.2021

        We must stop the lucrative tiger trade before time runs out 

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        We've Earned Our Stripes

        Hannah Baker · 28.7.2021

        Caring for tigers at our species-appropriate sanctuaries 

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        Are you ready for a new pet? Take our 30 Day Challenge to find out!

        Daisy Sopel · 22.7.2021

        Adding a furry friend to your home can be a joyous occasion, but will a new pet fit with your lifestyle?

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        A Taste For Change

        Aaron Lax · 16.7.2021

        Current trends in plant-based eating

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        Are we meeting our climate change commitments or are we letting the planet down?

        Emily Wilson · 16.7.2021

        The weak G7 climate commitments raises concerns about future COP26 success

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        National Food Strategy

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 16.7.2021

        Will the UK Government finally acknowledge meat reduction in its Net Zero target?

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        BIG change starts with SMALL actions

        Daisy Sopel · 15.7.2021

        Every individual has the power to make a difference. Trialling a more plant-based diet will benefit your health, animal welfare and our planet.

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        Animal Charity

        From the Cage to the Couch: Rescues of the Trade

        Aaron Lax · 15.7.2021

        Your support is helping us to #ProtectMillions

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        The trade between human health and greed

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 9.7.2021

        Zoonotic disease risk within the international wildlife trade 

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        Saying goodbye is never easy

        Aaron Lax · 8.7.2021

        A few words on recent farewells we’ve had to say to animals at our sanctuaries

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        Have lessons been learnt six years on from Cecil’s death?

        Daisy Sopel · 2.7.2021

        The world still mourns after Cecil the lion’s untimely death. With a tenuous import ban on the horizon, will the UK Government fulfill their promises?

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        Post-lockdown tips for you and your dog

        Joana Fernandes · 25.6.2021

        Find out how to avoid separation anxiety in your dog when you return to work

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        The secrets behind the illegal puppy trade

        Joana Fernandes · 25.6.2021

        Find out what is really going on behind scenes of the illegal puppy trade 

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        Animal Charity

        Pandemic puppies: the real impact of lockdown on the puppy trade

        Joana Fernandes · 24.6.2021

        Has our isolation lead to a surge in impulse buying of puppies? 

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        Could the end of bear farming be one step closer?

        Daisy Sopel · 21.6.2021

        FOUR PAWS launches new campaign to eradicate bear farming in Hanoi

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        Animal Charity

        Successes Pave the Way Forward

        Aaron Lax · 16.6.2021

        We’re going to use fifteen years of experience to ensure the future is bigger, better, and brighter for animals worldwide. 

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        Animal Charity

        Celebrating Fifteen Years of FOUR PAWS UK and the Future to Come  

        Brian da Cal · 15.6.2021

        A look back on what we’ve achieved and a look forward to a kinder future for animals

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        What does the G7 mean for climate change?

        Emily Wilson · 14.6.2021

        As the biggest global powers come together, let's talk about what this means for animal welfare. 

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        Animal Charity

        We need YOUR HELP to stop fur sales in the UK!

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 9.6.2021

        Make your voice heard and tell our Government why fur is wrong

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        Animal Charity

        Government launches second Animal Welfare Bill

        Emily Wilson · 8.6.2021

        What does this new Bill mean for animal welfare?

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        Faux Paws: Exotic Leather

        Aaron Lax · 2.6.2021

        Issue two of our four part series tackles the trade of exotic skins

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        They Suffer, We Suffer

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 24.5.2021

        End animal cruelty and prevent future pandemics

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        Can we help prevent the next pandemic?

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 21.5.2021

        Unmasking the link between food and pandemics

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        What does Brexit mean for our food and animal welfare standards?

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 17.5.2021

        Now it's up to us

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        What does the Queen’s Speech mean for animal welfare? Let’s break it down

        Emily Wilson · 12.5.2021

        The next 12 months looks strong for animals, but is it enough?

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        What is the real cost of owning a puppy?

        Joana Fernandes · 7.5.2021

        Key things to consider when thinking about getting a new friend 

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        Animal Charity

        Let's make animal welfare a priority in Government

        Daisy Sopel · 7.5.2021

        With the new parliamentary session fast approaching, FOUR PAWS UK wants to see action from the Government on animal welfare legislation. 

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        National Tourism Boards engaged in campaign to #ProtectMillions

        Every year, over 10 million dogs and cats are slaughtered across Southeast Asia for the dog and cat meat trade.

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        South African Government agrees to put an end to the Canned Lion Industry

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 4.5.2021

        This courageous move from South Africa follows 15 years of FOUR PAWS campaigning to save countless lions from a life of suffering.

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        Introducing Daisy Sopel

        Daisy Sopel · 4.5.2021

        Introducing our New Campaigns Assistant

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        A Time Better Suiting the Crime

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 28.4.2021

        Success! Sentencing for animal abuse increasing to five years

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        The FOUR PAWS Model Solution Wants Full Traceability of Pets

        Joana Fernandes · 23.4.2021

        How can illegal puppy dealers be excluded from the market?

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        Standing Up to Call For a Fur Free Britain

        Brian da Cal · 23.4.2021

        We joined other NGOs to hand in 1 million signatures calling for an end to fur sales  

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        Animal Charity

        Government Must Drag Public Food Procurement Standards Into the New Decade

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 23.4.2021

        Now is the time to Make Food Kinder

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        FOUR PAWS wants to bring illegal puppy traders to justice

        Together with the Animal Protection Services, we want to hear from victims of the illegal puppy trade and get justice for puppies and families who have suffered at the hands of unscrupulous breeders.

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        Animal Charity

        Behind the Scenes: A Further Look at a Slaughterhouse Closure

        Dr Katherine Polak · 7.4.2021

        Dr Katherine Polak tells us the delays that a slaughterhouse closure can face, and what happens once it is closed.

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        The long arm of the law, reaching out to protect our four-legged friends

        FOUR PAWS UK celebrates raft of unlicensed breeding cases being prosecuted  

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        Wool with a Butt

        Hannah Baker · 30.3.2021

        High end and fast fashion ranked on efforts to remove mulesed wool

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        Are you interested in helping animals? Apply now through the Kickstart programme!

        Emily Wilson · 26.3.2021

        FOUR PAWS UK is recruiting as part of a pioneering Government scheme

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        The Vicious Cycle Involved in The Captive Big Cat Breeding Industry

        FOUR PAWS reveals abuse affecting animals and people in South Africa

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        The Dog and Cat Meat Trade; A global health risk – the report

        Hannah Baker · 18.3.2021

        New report highlights the need to end the cruel trade and stop future pandemics emerging.

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        Behind the Scenes: The Journey to a Dog and Cat Meat Slaughterhouse Closure

        Dr Katherine Polak · 18.3.2021

        An insight into how we #ProtectMillions

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        Faux Paws

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 12.3.2021

        This spring, we highlight wool as the latest fashion faux pas

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

        Hannah Baker · 11.3.2021

        But what is being done to prevent future pandemics?

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        The Atlas Challenge

        A global initiative to meat reduction

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        Showing your pets some love

        Aaron Lax · 19.2.2021

        Join us in celebrating our supporters' animals

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        Animal Friendly Fashion

        Hannah Baker · 18.2.2021

        The catwalks are changing with the times, is fashion?

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        Plans for Rabbit Meat Farm in Cornwall

        Hannah Baker · 18.2.2021

        We’re hopping mad at proposals, and we’re not alone

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        Race for natures recovery

        Emily Wilson · 18.2.2021

        FOUR PAWS embraces Government’s Kickstart recruitment 

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        Helping travel companies become animal-friendly

        Emily Wilson · 18.2.2021

        When travel returns lets no forget how to Travel Kind 

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        How to Share the Love to Your Pet This Valentine’s Day

        Aaron Lax · 14.2.2021

        This week, we’ve been sharing ideas with you to help you get your pet involved this Valentine’s Day. 

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        Valentines to Vets – When Romance goes Wrong

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 12.2.2021

        It is almost Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air. 

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        COVID-19 and Stray Animals

        What a pandemic means for stray cats and dogs

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        Valentine's Recipes

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 11.2.2021

        Cook up something to love

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        No more monkey business

        Emily Wilson · 2.2.2021

        This year promises to be a big change for animals according to the Government and the next priority on the list is primates

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        Telling the Government what a ban on live exports needs to look like

        Emily Wilson · 1.2.2021

        2021 may well be the year that we finally see a welcome end to long-distance live animal transport.

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        Made of Fur? Not with MADELEINE

        Rebecca Dharmpaul · 28.1.2021

        Three months. Over 68,000 signatures. Result – No more fur for this fashion line! 

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        Inspiration comes from Everywhere

        What inspires our supporters?

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        What a post-Brexit world looks like for animals?

        Emily Wilson · 22.1.2021

        Just before Christmas, and to the surprise of many, the UK and EU reached a landmark deal agreeing on trade relations once we left the European Union.

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        Pet travel - what’s the new advice now that we’ve left the EU

        Emily Wilson · 12.1.2021

        Now that we have officially left the European Union it's critical that as a pet owner you are aware of the new laws around pet travel.

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        A #LiveKinder Start to the Year

        Aaron Lax · 11.1.2021

        Make 2021 the year you go plant-based to #LiveKinder

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        A New Day, but Work to Protect Animals Never Ends

        Hannah Baker · 1.1.2021

        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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        2020: The Highs and The Lows

        Brian da Cal · 24.12.2020

        UK Director Brian da Cal reflects on the year

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        The Year that has been for FOUR PAWS

        Hannah Baker · 8.12.2020

        Animal welfare successes across 2020

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        The biggest mission for the charity and so much more

        Hannah Baker · 8.12.2020

        FOUR PAWS UK Head of Communications explains what it’s like to join a rescue mission

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        One Million Call to End the Dog Meat Trade

        Hannah Baker · 8.12.2020

        Petition to end the cruel dog and cat meat trade in Southeast Asia has reached a mammoth milestone!

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        Knitting Kind

        Emily Wilson · 24.11.2020

        The animal-friendly knitting experience 

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        Brokering a Better Deal for Animals

        Hannah Baker · 16.11.2020

        As Brexit edges closer here’s what you need to know 

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        Borders Are Closing In

        Hannah Baker · 16.11.2020

        Delays expected at the borders from 2021 

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        The Future for Pet Travel

        Hannah Baker · 16.11.2020

        Shedding light on what January 1st means for travelling with your four-legged friend

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        Animal Testing in a Post-Brexit World

        Aaron Lax · 16.11.2020

        With the completion of Brexit looming on 1st January, animal welfare standards mustn’t get diluted in the process  

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        Stopping the Cull After Brexit

        Aaron Lax · 16.11.2020

        The outcome of Brexit is unpredictable, but there are ways we can help animals during this time.  

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        The Campaign Against Madeline

        Fur fashion is cruel, and still happening

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        Celebrating World Vegan Day!

        Jenny Canham · 30.10.2020

        Every year, World Vegan Day is celebrated on 1st November to help promote the benefits of a lifestyle that aims to cause as little harm to animals as possible.

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        Ways to Wear it Kind this Winter

        Jenny Canham · 30.10.2020

        Winter is almost upon us, and many of us will be reaching for the knitwear. But have you ever thought about the ways animals are affected by our fashion choices?

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        Award Winning Vet Leading the Way in SEA

        Hannah Baker · 22.10.2020

        FOUR PAWS celebrates Dr Katherine Polak winning the American Humane Hero Vet Award

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        Introducing our NEW farmed animals gallery!

        Jenny Canham · 14.10.2020

        The ideal place to meet this wonderful range of characters

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        Your Voice Matters

        Hannah Baker · 14.10.2020

        Final calls to urge Government to take action to end commercial wildlife trade

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        Hands Off Approach is Best for Animal Welfare

        Animal lover tells her experience of being lured into a cub petting ‘sanctuary’ in South Africa

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        The Future Has to Be Fur Free

        Hannah Baker · 18.9.2020

        Ex-CEO of the British Fur Trade Association speaks out against the trade

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        From Hell to the American Dream

        Hannah Baker · 4.9.2020

        Rescued from the dog meat trade, one four-legged friend’s luck has finally changed

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        Animal-Friendly Travel Is Easier Than You Think

        Hannah Baker · 2.9.2020

        We are calling on the public to be responsible travellers and Travel Kind – for the future of humankind, the planet and for animals.

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        Travel Kind and Remember to Look, but Don’t Touch

        Hannah Baker · 2.9.2020

        How to be an animal-friendly traveller while still enjoying the beauty that animals have to offer

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        Kindness at Home and Away

        Hannah Baker · 2.9.2020

        Steps we can all make to Travel Kind and enjoy what the world has to offer without contributing to cruelty

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        A Vote to Make a Lasting Difference for Animal Welfare

        Emily Wilson · 28.8.2020

        Agriculture Bill approaches life-changing vote that could help to create a better world for farm animals.

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        #LiveKinder: Take the Challenge

        Hannah Baker · 21.8.2020

        Plant-based alternatives are better for you, the planet and animals  

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        “Little Tiger”: New Report Reveals the Truth Behind Cat Meat Trade

        Aaron Lax · 14.8.2020

        Revealing the brutality behind the cat meat trade, causing the death of millions every year.

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        Help to Close a Second Dog Meat Slaughterhouse in Cambodia

        A short window of opportunity to prevent the deaths of thousands of dogs

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        THE SPOTLIGHT IS ON THE WILDLIFE TRADE

        Hannah Baker · 5.8.2020

        It’s time to end the commercial trade, for good. You can help us to make a difference through the power of #LiveKinder.

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        Producers say non-mulesing improves sheep welfare

        New economic report highlights financial and sheep welfare success of wool producers who have ended mulesing

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        #LiveKinder: How ‘Megafarms’ are Causing Animal Suffering in the UK

        Jenny Canham · 29.7.2020

        The number of ‘megafarms’ is growing in the UK and causing more animals to suffer
        than ever.

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        Pets Are Not Guests, They Are Family

        Aaron Lax · 24.7.2020

        Responsible pet ownership in trying times. Find out how you can look at after your feline friends during the pandemic.

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        Think Before You Click: The Illegal Puppy Trade

        Aaron Lax · 24.7.2020

        Know the truth behind your purchase and what to look out for when bringing a new member into your family.

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        Time is Running Out to Secure a #BetterDealforAnimals

        Jenny Canham · 24.7.2020

        MPs vote against ensuring high food hygiene and animal welfare standards post Brexit.

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        Government Guidelines Are Failing Animals, the Planet, and Human Health

        Jenny Canham · 23.7.2020

        It's time to make a change and you can help us to do it. Read our article for more information.

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        Stray Animal Care

        Hannah Baker · 22.7.2020

        Needed now, more than ever. The effects of the pandemic are rippling all over the world.

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        Why House of Fraser Must Support a #FurFreeBritain

        Jenny Canham · 16.7.2020

        Fur is an example of how we have confined wild animals to small, filthy cages in their millions in order to produce frivolous fashion items, the production of which is also destroying the planet. 

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        The Police Check That Changed A Bears Life

        Emily Lloyd · 13.7.2020

        When a routine police stopped a taxi in Vietnam - they were shocked with what was laying on the back seat.

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        #LiveKinder: Why We Must End Mulesing

        Jenny Canham · 7.7.2020

        The truth behind wool and what we can do to change its future. Do you know what mulesing actually is?

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        #LiveKinder: A Solution to the Dangers of the Dog and Cat Meat Trade

        Aaron Lax · 3.7.2020

        Not only does the dog and cat meat trade result in millions of animal deaths across Southeast Asia every year, many of them stolen pets.

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        Taking the Pledge to #ProtectMillions: The Different Travel Company

        Emily Wilson · 2.7.2020

        The voice behind the decision to take a stand against the dog and cat meat trade.

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        #LiveKinder: A Way to End the Tiger Trade

        Aaron Lax · 26.6.2020

        The tiger trade is bringing the exploitation of wild animals to our doorstep. It's time to stop it.

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        No End in Sight

        Hannah Baker · 22.6.2020

        No respite for sale of puppies despite law change and COVID-19 restrictions

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        Pledge to #LiveKinder this World Meat-Free Week

        Jenny Canham · 16.6.2020

        It’s #WorldMeatFreeWeek and we’re using this opportunity to think about how we can create a kinder world by looking at what we are eating.

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        Calling for a #BetterDealforAnimals

        Emily Wilson · 10.6.2020

        Today is the second reading of the Agriculture Bill – a new national legislation to replace the laws previously covered by EU directives. 

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        The Wildlife Trade

        Emily Wilson · 8.6.2020

        Recent events with the Covid-19 viral pandemic have showed the devastating impact on global citizens, economies, trade and animal welfare worldwide.

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        #LiveKinder

        Emily Wilson · 3.6.2020

        A small change, but a big impact for people, animals and the planet

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        A FOUR PAWS Statement on DCMT

        A response to recent media around the dog and cat meat trade 

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        Eating Well While We #Stayhome

        Jenny Canham · 6.5.2020

        A recipe for healthy, tasty, and kinder food. You can enjoy food that is cruelty-free, not taste free.

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        How to Take Part this National Vegetarian Week

        Jenny Canham · 6.5.2020

        A time to explore new tastes! Do you know the benefits of a meat-free diet? Find out more!

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        World Earth Day

        Jenny Canham · 17.4.2020

        April 22nd is #EarthDay, and this year’s focus is on climate action!

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        World Veterinary Day

        Hannah Baker · 17.4.2020

        Celebrate the world class vets at the helm of our emergency rescue missions

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        Melanka and Leo Have Been Waiting a Long Time to Be Rescued

        #saddestbears Ukraine: These two bears live on the grounds of a country residence used by the President of Ukraine

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        LUCY’S LAW COMES INTO FORCE

        Joanna Randall · 6.4.2020

        A step forward for animal welfare

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        World Stray Day

        Hannah Baker · 4.4.2020

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

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        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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        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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        Stray Animal Care on Silk Island: Working at 36 Degrees

        Andreas Rainer · 18.3.2020

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

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        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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        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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        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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        The Harsh Reality of Angora Wool

        Aaron Lax · 5.3.2020

        As our Wear It Kind campaign continues to expand, we come across angora wool as our next instalment

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        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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        Tackling the Down Industry

        Jenny Canham · 20.2.2020

        The cruelty behind down feathers.

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        UNITED TO PROTECT MILLIONS

        Hannah Baker · 14.2.2020

        Global support to end the dog and cat meat trade. You can join us in our goal to #ProtectMillions

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        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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        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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        Making Trophy Hunting the Target

        Aaron Lax · 20.1.2020

        We have until 25th February to make a difference. Find out what you can do to help.

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        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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        Aaron Lax · 20.11.2019

        Find out how you can help us to make the fur trade a thing of history. We can't do it without you.

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        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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        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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        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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        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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        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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        Where the wild horses live

        Andreas Rainer · 16.10.2019

        The Romanian wilderness in the Danube Delta is one of the few remaining places in Europe where wild horses can live free. However, their existence was at...

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        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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        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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        Dogs in cages

        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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        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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        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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        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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        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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        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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        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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        A visit to Arosa Bear Sanctuary

        Jo visits Arosa Bear Sanctuary in the beautiful Swiss Alps!

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        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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        We celebrate National Dog Day!

        Joanna Randall · 21.8.2019

        Meet five very good dogs FOUR PAWS helped this year

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        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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        World Lion Day!

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

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        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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        Think Fur is Green? Think Again!

        Why fur is not the eco-friendly choice

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        Style and Compassion

        Animal protection the new ethical fashion frontier

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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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        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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        What would life be without water?

        Cape Town is bracing itself for Day Zero

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