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Find all our press releases concerning animal welfare campaigns, events, operations and more, here.

Global fashion brands take a stand against animal suffering

FOUR PAWS hands over open brand letter to Australian wool industry calling for an end to the cruel mulesing of lambs 

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ONLINE PUPPY TRADE MADE SAFER IN IRELAND

FOUR PAWS and Europetnet launch ‘PetSAFE’   

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FOUR PAWS CALLS FOR MORE PROTECTION FOR FARMED ANIMALS

UK Government shares outcome of consultation into live animal transport  

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Woman with sheep

New study: Pandemic leads to increased demand for compassion in fashion

FOUR PAWS reveals consumers are turning their back on animal derived textiles 

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Relocation of the Beirut bears

Suffering “Beirut Bears” start new life in American sanctuary

FOUR PAWS flies two Syrian brown bears from Lebanon to Colorado

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Bad keeping conditions of bears in Vietnam

Bear farming hotspot Hanoi

Over 160 bears still suffer in Vietnam’s capital despite bear bile ban

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Brown bear family rescued after years as hotel entertainment in Ukraine

Brown bear family rescued after years as hotel entertainment in Ukraine

FOUR PAWS has transferred two adult bears and their cub to BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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Former circus bear Jambolina explores nature in the Swiss alps for the first time

Former circus bear Jambolina explores nature in the Swiss alps for the first time

FOUR PAWS brought Jambolina to Arosa Bear Sanctuary in December 2020

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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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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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FOUR PAWS encouraged by DFFE report

After 15 years of campaigning captive lion breeding and keeping could be nearing its end in South Africa

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Missing Lion: Wanted Lion Mojo Has Been Failed By the Authorities

FOUR PAWS calls for stricter laws on wildlife trade and keeping

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Animal Charity - Fox Mask for #FurFreeBritain

Fox-masked campaigners submit 1 million petition signatures to No 10, calling for a UK fur sales ban ahead of Parliament’s 10 Minute Rule Bill

Queen guitarist Brian May says the UK should ‘close our borders to the cruel, outdated, unnecessary and dangerous fur trade’

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Ground-Breaking Ruling in Favour of Animals

FOUR PAWS welcomes immediate sentencing of unlicensed breeder 

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New Website Launched to Crack Down on Unlicensed Breeders and Illegal Puppy Traders

FOUR PAWS and Animal Protection Services join forces to protect four-legged friends 

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Sheeps and lambs on a farm with mulesing practice

The suffering of the lambs: Mutilated for luxury fashion

FOUR PAWS criticises animal cruelty at international fashion brands

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Britain's Tiger Kings

FOUR PAWS reissues call to ban commercial tiger trade following new ITV show 
 

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How South Africa’s captive big cat breeding industry is exploiting animals AND people

The industry of abuse has allowed animal suffering to proliferate to alarming levels.

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17 years in a dark, windowless basement

17 years in a dark, windowless basement

FOUR PAWS rescues two former bile bears in Vietnam

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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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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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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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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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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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FOUR PAWS ranks fast food chains on their meat reduction strategies

KFC, LEON, Pret A Manger and Pizza hut show development to commit to sustainable practices, but lots of work still required to decrease the negative impact on the climate 

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Celebrities call for a #FurFreeBritain

Britain's biggest celebrities and animal protection groups join forces to urge Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ban the sale of fur

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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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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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Social Distancing Rules for Humans, But Not Animals

FOUR PAWS issues stark warnings of future pandemics  

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FOUR PAWS offers advice on fostering and adoption

Coronavirus lockdown: The perfect time to get a pet?

FOUR PAWS offers advice on fostering and adoption

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Dog in shelter

Overcrowded shelters and out-of-control stray dog population in Moldova

FOUR PAWS provides over 60,000 meals for starving dogs and rescues puppies in urgent need of care

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FOUR PAWS team with a rescued cat

For the first time FOUR PAWS closes a cat meat restaurant and slaughterhouse in Vietnam

25 animals rescued before brutal slaughter in the country’s so-called cat meat capital

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Bear Jambolina arrives at Arosa Bear Sanctuary

From the bleak Ukrainian circus to the snowy Swiss Alps

FOUR PAWS brings bear Jambolina to her new home at Arosa Bear Sanctuary

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FOUR PAWS shuts down dog slaughterhouse in Cambodia critical to the trade

One million signatures to end the dog and cat meat trade in Southeast Asia

FOUR PAWS receives global support in fight against the cruel trade

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Kaavan interacts with another elephant

Loneliest elephant in the world arrives in Cambodia

FOUR PAWS safely transfers Kaavan from Pakistan to Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary

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Transfer of Elephant Kaavan

From the loneliest to the luckiest elephant: Kaavan takes off for Cambodia

For the first time FOUR PAWS moves an elephant by air

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President and First Lady of Pakistan bid farewell to elephant Kaavan

President and First Lady of Pakistan bid farewell to elephant Kaavan

Days ahead of FOUR PAWS' first ever elephant transfer

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Rare golden Asiatic black bear among seven rescued bile bears in Vietnam

Rare golden Asiatic black bear among seven rescued bile bears in Vietnam

FOUR PAWS provides forever home for long-suffering bears at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh 

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Investigation into Tiger Mafia

Exposed: How the tiger mafia in Asia and Europe trades with endangered big cats

FOUR PAWS hosts world premiere of wildlife crime investigator Karl Ammann’s new documentary 

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Key tourism operators join the fight against the dog and cat meat trade in Southeast Asia

FOUR PAWS reveals impact of the dog and cat meat trade on tourism at World Travel Market event

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Transfer of bear Teddy

After years of suffering, bear Teddy gets the life he deserves in Bulgaria

FOUR PAWS rescues brown bear in North Macedonia and transfers him to DANCING BEARS PARK Belitsa

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Elephant Kaavan will soon leave Pakistan

Pakistan’s last Asian elephant leaves for Cambodia in late November

The Islamabad High Court assigns FOUR PAWS with the relocation of lonely Kaavan

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Farmed rabbits in cages, Italy

Historic success: 1.4 million “End the Cage Age” signatures handed in to EU Commission

FOUR PAWS applauds third highest signature count in the history of European Citizens’ Initiatives

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How a Retro Bus Became a Veterinary Clinic for Strays

On World Animal Day, Josef Pfabigan remembers a groundbreaking trip from Vienna to Bucharest

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Lion cubs face bleak fate in cruel conditions in Bulgaria

FOUR PAWS reveals systematic legalization of animal cruelty across the country

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White lion cub involved in car accident to be returned to private owner in Spain

FOUR PAWS criticises negligent action by German authorities 

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Rescue bears Leo and Melanka

FOUR PAWS rescues ‘President Bears’ Leo and Melanka in Ukraine

After 14 years of captivity at presidential residence, a new life awaits them at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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Mink at a fur farm

After Coronavirus-Outbreak, Dutch Parliament votes to shut down mink farms

FOUR PAWS expects Dutch decision is game-changer for global fur farming

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FOUR PAWS supports rescue of over 30 zoo animals in Pakistan

Green light for the rescue of the world's loneliest elephant

FOUR PAWS medical examination shows that elephant Kaavan is fit to be relocated

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A World Outside the Cages

FOUR PAWS offer life-long protection for two Ukrainian bears

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FOUR PAWS shuts down dog slaughterhouse in Cambodia critical to the trade

FOUR PAWS shuts down dog slaughterhouse in Cambodia critical to the trade

Thousands of dogs are spared a gruesome death by drowning, choking, and asphyxiation

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The cat meat trade in Vietnam

Special dish 'Little Tiger': The rampant cat meat trade in Vietnam

According to FOUR PAWS and Change For Animals Foundation, over one million cats are killed for their meat every year, part of a nationwide cruel and hidden trade

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Pigs in stable

FOUR PAWS publishes meat-reduction-ranking on food producers

FRoSTA scored highest in FOUR PAWS ‘Atlas Challenge’ and first to sign commitment

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Live animal transport in Europe

EU Member States take action against legal violations on live animal transports

FOUR PAWS warns that without a comprehensive EU-wide solution, violations will continue

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FOUR PAWS rescues two bear cubs from illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam

FOUR PAWS rescues two bear cubs from illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam

The cubs arrived at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh days before Vietnam announces ban on all wildlife trade

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Tiger rescue in Germany and transfer to TIERART

Two former circus tigers retire to species-appropriate home in Germany

FOUR PAWS transfers Jill and Sahib to Animal and Species Protection Centre TIERART

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Dogs in cages at a dog meat trader in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap becomes the first province to ban dog meat in Cambodia

FOUR PAWS applauds local government for reacting to its year-long investigations

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Statement from Josef Pfabigan, CEO FOUR PAWS

A Statement from Josef Pfabigan, FOUR PAWS CEO

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Bear cub kept as restaurant entertainment in Albania

Illegal wildlife trade in Albania is out of control

FOUR PAWS discovers bears, wolves, eagles and monkeys for sale on online portals 

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Starving animals in Bali

Stray animals are starving due to collapse of tourism in Bali

FOUR PAWS teams up with Bali Animal Welfare to feed stray dogs and cats

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China bans the selling of dog and cat meat

FOUR PAWS calls on the Governments of Cambodia, Indonesia and Vietnam to follow China’s example

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Cub Mochi finds a species-appropriate home at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

FOUR PAWS rescues bear cub

Cub Mochi finds a species-appropriate home at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

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Pledging to protect millions

Independent tour operator supports FOUR PAWS’ call to end dog and cat meat trade

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Lock down the illegal puppy trade

FOUR PAWS reveals puppy trade undeterred by global pandemic  

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Four Paws calls on global food delivery companies to reduce meat

Delivery services only reach low to average scores in new ‘Atlas Challenge’ ranking

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The Mane Event: Lenci's Anniversary

Rescued Lion Celebrates One-Year Free from Suffering

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Baby Orangutan Crammed into a Sack and Tied to a Motorcycle

FOUR PAWS ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL takes traumatised ape orphan into safe custody

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Celebrities Join Dog Meat Free Coalition

Dame Judi Dench, Ricky Gervais, Joanna Lumley unite with Indonesian superstars to urge President Jokowi in video to respond to COVID-19 by closing down Indonesia’s live animal markets and dog and cat meat trades

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Bad to the Bone

FOUR PAWS investigation uncovers piles of cat bones and mother and daughter cat thieves

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Romania to allow unrestricted killing of brown bears

FOUR PAWS calls on Romanian Chamber of Deputies to reject new law and protect its wild bear population 

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Rescued Sheep in Romania

More than 14,000 sheep die in ship tragedy

FOUR PAWS urges EU Commission for stricter enforcement and controls

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Mink at a fur farm

COVID-19 detected on Dutch mink farms

FOUR PAWS demands ban on fur farms

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Dog at home

Pets and life after COVID-19 lockdown

FOUR PAWS advises how to prepare pets for a normal routine again

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Tiger behind bars

The Tiger Kings in Europe

FOUR PAWS releases new report unveiling out-of-control captive tiger trade

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COVID-19: NGOs call on World Health Organisation to help stop next pandemic

Ban on global wildlife markets could prevent such health crises in the future

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Dog and cat meat trade in the time of the COVID-19 epidemic in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

China Bans Dog and Cat Meat | Animal Charity

FOUR PAWS reveals new dog and cat meat trend amongst global pandemic

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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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Police prevent illegal puppy trade

Following a tip from the animal welfare organization FOUR PAWS, the Bavarian police were able to prevent an illegal puppy trade on Tuesday evening. 

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Bear hugs all round

Rescued bear celebrates first birthday 

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Dogs in a cage

European Parliament requests mandatory registration of all dogs and cats to combat illegal pet trade

FOUR PAWS welcomes the progressive decision in favour of animal welfare 

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Dogs in a cage

Millions of Dogs and Cats are Slaughtered for Their Meat

According to new FOUR PAWS report, trade continues to thrive despite severe risk to public health 

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starving lions

FOUR PAWS cares for starving animals in Sudan

Four lions have already lost two thirds of their natural body weight

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FOUR PAWS and Fur Free Alliance warn against 'WelFur' animal welfare label

Fur production is responsible for the painful death of millions of animals every year

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Rescued sheep arrive at new home

FOUR PAWS provides new home for sheep rescued from capsized ship in Romania

180 sheep out of 14,000 survived due to tireless rescue efforts

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FOUR PAWS mourns its Founder and President Heli Dungler

It is with great sadness that the global animal welfare organisation FOUR PAWS announces the death of Founder and President Heli Dungler

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2,275 stray animals treated in Ukraine in 2019

FOUR PAWS Stray Animal Care project improves animal welfare and reduces rabies risk

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140-kilo bear found stuffed inside taxi in Vietnam

FOUR PAWS provides emergency care and new home for distressed bear

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FOUR PAWS rescues senior bear in Vietnam after three decades in tiny cage

Bear Ben finds a species-appropriate home at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh 

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FOUR PAWS takes care of neglected zoo animals in Lebanon

Animals urgently need food and medical treatment

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Romania plans to suspend live exports to third countries

FOUR PAWS continues to fight for safe shelter for surviving sheep 

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The race against time: 228 sheep already rescued from capsized ship in Romania

FOUR PAWS’ partner drilled holes in ship's side – rescue mission continues today

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FOUR PAWS shuts down dog slaughterhouse in Cambodia

Two of the rescued dogs were locked in a cage for years, witnessing the slaughter of thousands of other dogs

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FOUR PAWS rescues two brown bears kept as tourist attraction in Ukraine

Dasha and Lelya find forever home at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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FOUR PAWS rescues two brown bears kept as tourist attraction in Ukraine

Dasha and Lelya find forever home at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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Premium cheese from poor conditions

Footage obtained by FOUR PAWS once again reveals complaints with Italy’s buffalo farms

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Rescued German tigers arrive at big cat sanctuary in South Africa

FOUR PAWS relocates two tiger trade victims from its big cat centre TIERART to LIONSROCK

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FOUR PAWS exposes lucrative trade in tigers in Lithuania

Undercover footage shows how tiger cubs are offered for lucrative trade.

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Sensation at FOUR PAWS ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL in Borneo

Orangutan orphan Gerhana thrives despite living with a bullet in his body

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World Rabies Day: The ultimate fight against rabies in Myanmar continues

FOUR PAWS long-term project aims to vaccinate one million animals by 2022

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Biggest FOUR PAWS mission in Vietnam: Seven bile bears rescued from cruel captivity

Suffering bears find a species-appropriate and safe home at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

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Bullet particles discovered in three-legged bear

FOUR PAWS found a new home for Dushi in Germany after rescue from Albanian horror zoo

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Elephant riding and tiger selfies: Ruthless tourism in the heart of Europe

FOUR PAWS investigations reveal the exploitation of wild animals for entertainment in Germany, Spain, France and the Czech Republic

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Cuddling kills: FOUR PAWS warns tourists to avoid cruel lion petting farms

FOUR PAWS warns tourists to avoid cruel lion petting farms

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FOUR PAWS demands: No animal torture deals with the USA

EU wants to import more beef from the USA 

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29 orphaned cheetahs in Somaliland in need of food and supplies

FOUR PAWS contributes to conservation efforts of Africa’s most endangered big cat

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The last illegally kept brown bears in Croatia get new home

FOUR PAWS rescues and transfers Suzana and Bruno to Croatian bear refuge

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Anonymous and dangerous: Illegal puppy dealers to be evicted from online classifieds

FOUR PAWS proposes EU model solution for traceability of dogs

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FOUR PAWS rescues orphaned bear cub from basement

The bear is now safe at species-appropriate BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina

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Vietnam: Lives of two rescued bear cubs are saved

Mi and Tam delight animal keepers in FOUR PAWS’ BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh 

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Rescued lions from Albanian horror zoo arrive at new home

FOUR PAWS brings Lenci, Zhaku and Bobby to Dutch Big Cat Centre FELIDA

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Freedom for three orphaned bear siblings in Bulgaria

FOUR PAWS helps to release bear trio into the wild after a year of preparation 

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Kosovar government keeps orphaned bear cub in filthy basement

FOUR PAWS calls on authorities to hand over brown bear

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Ruthless Czech tiger trader walks free after suspended sentence

FOUR PAWS calls on the European Commission to finally ban tiger trade

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Two lions rescued from Gaza arrive at FOUR PAWS sanctuary in South Africa

Motan and Pisa finally get the chance to heal from their difficult past at LIONSROCK

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A new chapter for Dushi

FOUR PAWS brings three-legged bear from Albanian zoo to Germany

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FOUR PAWS rescues 47 zoo animals from the Gaza Strip

The animals are taken to sanctuaries in Jordan and South Africa

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Tiger Caruso finds his happy ending at LIONSROCK

FOUR PAWS transfers cruelly traded tiger from Netherlands to South Africa

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Escalation in Gaza: FOUR PAWS must postpone rescue mission

Over 40 zoo animals will be evacuated once the situation is safe for the rescue team

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FOUR PAWS to rescue over 40 animals from Rafah Zoo in Gaza

The evacuation and relocation of the suffering zoo animals begins late March

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FOUR PAWS rescues five bears from agonising conditions in Vietnam

The bears have found a new home at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

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FOUR PAWS opens new bear sanctuary in Vietnam

Hundreds of animals still suffer on bear farms.

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British actor Peter Egan visits “sickening horrors”

Downton Abbey actor Peter Egan visibly shocked after visit to North Sulawesi’s infamous dog and cat meat markets, calls for ban on “scenes of hell”

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FOUR PAWS rescues former baiting bear in Ukraine

Laska finds a home at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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Rafah Zoo in Gaza: Zoo owner plans to remove claws of more lions

FOUR PAWS calls on local authorities to put an end to the cruel torture

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Animal torture: Lioness’ claws amputated with garden shears in Gaza's oldest zoo

FOUR PAWS demands permanent closure of zoo and relocation of 49 animals

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Two of the last Albanian restaurant bears find new home in Swiss Alps

FOUR PAWS welcomes Meimo and Amelia at Arosa Bear Sanctuary

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Bizarre discovery in Germany: Puma cub kept in apartment

FOUR PAWS provides sanctuary for cub that is victim of Europe’s trade in wild cats

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Two bear cubs rescued from illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam

FOUR PAWS brings the few weeks old bears to its sanctuary in Ninh Binh

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Dame Judi Dench and Ricky Gervais call on eBay to regulate online puppy trade

FOUR PAWS prompts eBay to implement measures against the cruel illegal puppy trade on their classified ad sites

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News from FOUR PAWS ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL

Orangutan babies learn to climb in the rainforest of Borneo

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Calves and Buffalo Mozzarella Production

FOUR PAWS continues to uncover the brutal side of Italy's buffalo farms

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Wild Animals Evacuated from “Europe's Worst Zoo”

Three lions and a three-legged bear are among the rescued animals

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War Lion Saeed from Syria Finds Companion

FOUR PAWS plans to socialise the rescued lions Saeed and Nala in South Africa

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22,000 Euros for a Tiger: The Big Cat Trade

FOUR PAWS urges the European Commission to ban the trade in tigers for good

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Plan to Vaccinate One Million Dogs and Cats

FOUR PAWS announces new plan to vaccinate one million dogs and cats

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Help for Animals at Lombok Earthquake

Horses and cats of Gili Islands receive food and medical care

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FOUR PAWS #ThankseBay Campaign Success

Gumtree UK decides for crackdown on illegal puppy traders

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Prada’s Animal Fur is out of Fashion

FOUR PAWS and Fur Free Alliance call on luxury fashion brand to go fur-free

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From King of the Jungle to Traded Skeleton

FOUR PAWS urges South Africa to change direction on the fate of lions for International Lion Day

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Bouillon Cubes and Wine from Tiger Bones

FOUR PAWS on alarming developments in the light of International Tiger Day

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Highly Endangered Species for Sale in Europe

FOUR PAWS research and police raids in Czech Republic uncover ruthless tiger trade

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Ai Weiwei visit Working Elephants

Artist concerned about the animals’ future

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Arosa Bear Sanctuary Welcomes First Resident

FOUR PAWS transfers last Serbian dancing bear to his new Swiss home

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Kvitka now has a Happy Future at Hand

FOUR PAWS rescues baiting bear from Ukrainian hunting station

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Over 50,000 Dogs and Cats Vaccinated

FOUR PAWS surpasses first crucial goal in the fight against rabies

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ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL in Borneo

First orangutan students attend their lessons in the rainforest

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First Ever Sanctuary for Working Elephants

Former logging elephants as well as orphaned or injured animals will be rehabilitated at the new facility

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Vietnamese Bile Bears May and Binh Yen Rescued

FOUR PAWS ends bile bear keeping in Ninh Binh province

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“Animals Have Been Victims for Far Too Long”

FOUR PAWS hosted the first International Animal Welfare Summit in Vienna, Austria

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Tigers Receive First Medical Check-up

FOUR PAWS brought the weakened animals to The Netherlands last year

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Illegal Bulgarian Zoo Lion Joins Family

FOUR PAWS transfers lion Ivan-Asen to its Big Cat Centre FELIDA 

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Ai Weiwei Joins Animal Welfare Summit

Theme of IAWS 2018: "Animal welfare: question of the future or luxury problem?"

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War Lions from Iraq and Syria find New Home in South Africa

War lions from Iraq and Syria find new home in South Africa

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Two Bulgarian Lion Cubs Find a New Home

FOUR PAWS moves the animals from illegal keeping to Big Cat Centre FELIDA

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Switzerland Bans the Anonymous Trade of Dogs

FOUR PAWS urges global classified ad platforms to follow

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Global fashion brands take a stand against animal suffering

FOUR PAWS hands over open brand letter to Australian wool industry calling for an end to the cruel mulesing of lambs 

More
Animal Charity

ONLINE PUPPY TRADE MADE SAFER IN IRELAND

FOUR PAWS and Europetnet launch ‘PetSAFE’   

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FOUR PAWS CALLS FOR MORE PROTECTION FOR FARMED ANIMALS

UK Government shares outcome of consultation into live animal transport  

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Woman with sheep

New study: Pandemic leads to increased demand for compassion in fashion

FOUR PAWS reveals consumers are turning their back on animal derived textiles 

More
Relocation of the Beirut bears

Suffering “Beirut Bears” start new life in American sanctuary

FOUR PAWS flies two Syrian brown bears from Lebanon to Colorado

More
Bad keeping conditions of bears in Vietnam

Bear farming hotspot Hanoi

Over 160 bears still suffer in Vietnam’s capital despite bear bile ban

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Brown bear family rescued after years as hotel entertainment in Ukraine

Brown bear family rescued after years as hotel entertainment in Ukraine

FOUR PAWS has transferred two adult bears and their cub to BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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Former circus bear Jambolina explores nature in the Swiss alps for the first time

Former circus bear Jambolina explores nature in the Swiss alps for the first time

FOUR PAWS brought Jambolina to Arosa Bear Sanctuary in December 2020

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Dogs in Cambodia

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

FOUR PAWS calls on WHO member states to prevent future pandemics

More
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

More

FOUR PAWS encouraged by DFFE report

After 15 years of campaigning captive lion breeding and keeping could be nearing its end in South Africa

More
Animal Charity

Missing Lion: Wanted Lion Mojo Has Been Failed By the Authorities

FOUR PAWS calls for stricter laws on wildlife trade and keeping

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Animal Charity - Fox Mask for #FurFreeBritain

Fox-masked campaigners submit 1 million petition signatures to No 10, calling for a UK fur sales ban ahead of Parliament’s 10 Minute Rule Bill

Queen guitarist Brian May says the UK should ‘close our borders to the cruel, outdated, unnecessary and dangerous fur trade’

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Ground-Breaking Ruling in Favour of Animals

FOUR PAWS welcomes immediate sentencing of unlicensed breeder 

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New Website Launched to Crack Down on Unlicensed Breeders and Illegal Puppy Traders

FOUR PAWS and Animal Protection Services join forces to protect four-legged friends 

More
Sheeps and lambs on a farm with mulesing practice

The suffering of the lambs: Mutilated for luxury fashion

FOUR PAWS criticises animal cruelty at international fashion brands

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Animal Charity

Britain's Tiger Kings

FOUR PAWS reissues call to ban commercial tiger trade following new ITV show 
 

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Animal Charity

How South Africa’s captive big cat breeding industry is exploiting animals AND people

The industry of abuse has allowed animal suffering to proliferate to alarming levels.

More
17 years in a dark, windowless basement

17 years in a dark, windowless basement

FOUR PAWS rescues two former bile bears in Vietnam

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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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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

More
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

More
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

More
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

More
Animal Charity

FOUR PAWS ranks fast food chains on their meat reduction strategies

KFC, LEON, Pret A Manger and Pizza hut show development to commit to sustainable practices, but lots of work still required to decrease the negative impact on the climate 

More
Animal Charity

Celebrities call for a #FurFreeBritain

Britain's biggest celebrities and animal protection groups join forces to urge Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ban the sale of fur

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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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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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Social Distancing Rules for Humans, But Not Animals

FOUR PAWS issues stark warnings of future pandemics  

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FOUR PAWS offers advice on fostering and adoption

Coronavirus lockdown: The perfect time to get a pet?

FOUR PAWS offers advice on fostering and adoption

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Dog in shelter

Overcrowded shelters and out-of-control stray dog population in Moldova

FOUR PAWS provides over 60,000 meals for starving dogs and rescues puppies in urgent need of care

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FOUR PAWS team with a rescued cat

For the first time FOUR PAWS closes a cat meat restaurant and slaughterhouse in Vietnam

25 animals rescued before brutal slaughter in the country’s so-called cat meat capital

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Bear Jambolina arrives at Arosa Bear Sanctuary

From the bleak Ukrainian circus to the snowy Swiss Alps

FOUR PAWS brings bear Jambolina to her new home at Arosa Bear Sanctuary

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FOUR PAWS shuts down dog slaughterhouse in Cambodia critical to the trade

One million signatures to end the dog and cat meat trade in Southeast Asia

FOUR PAWS receives global support in fight against the cruel trade

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Kaavan interacts with another elephant

Loneliest elephant in the world arrives in Cambodia

FOUR PAWS safely transfers Kaavan from Pakistan to Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary

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Transfer of Elephant Kaavan

From the loneliest to the luckiest elephant: Kaavan takes off for Cambodia

For the first time FOUR PAWS moves an elephant by air

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President and First Lady of Pakistan bid farewell to elephant Kaavan

President and First Lady of Pakistan bid farewell to elephant Kaavan

Days ahead of FOUR PAWS' first ever elephant transfer

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Rare golden Asiatic black bear among seven rescued bile bears in Vietnam

Rare golden Asiatic black bear among seven rescued bile bears in Vietnam

FOUR PAWS provides forever home for long-suffering bears at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh 

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Investigation into Tiger Mafia

Exposed: How the tiger mafia in Asia and Europe trades with endangered big cats

FOUR PAWS hosts world premiere of wildlife crime investigator Karl Ammann’s new documentary 

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Key tourism operators join the fight against the dog and cat meat trade in Southeast Asia

FOUR PAWS reveals impact of the dog and cat meat trade on tourism at World Travel Market event

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Transfer of bear Teddy

After years of suffering, bear Teddy gets the life he deserves in Bulgaria

FOUR PAWS rescues brown bear in North Macedonia and transfers him to DANCING BEARS PARK Belitsa

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Elephant Kaavan will soon leave Pakistan

Pakistan’s last Asian elephant leaves for Cambodia in late November

The Islamabad High Court assigns FOUR PAWS with the relocation of lonely Kaavan

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Farmed rabbits in cages, Italy

Historic success: 1.4 million “End the Cage Age” signatures handed in to EU Commission

FOUR PAWS applauds third highest signature count in the history of European Citizens’ Initiatives

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How a Retro Bus Became a Veterinary Clinic for Strays

On World Animal Day, Josef Pfabigan remembers a groundbreaking trip from Vienna to Bucharest

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Lion cubs face bleak fate in cruel conditions in Bulgaria

FOUR PAWS reveals systematic legalization of animal cruelty across the country

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White lion cub involved in car accident to be returned to private owner in Spain

FOUR PAWS criticises negligent action by German authorities 

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Rescue bears Leo and Melanka

FOUR PAWS rescues ‘President Bears’ Leo and Melanka in Ukraine

After 14 years of captivity at presidential residence, a new life awaits them at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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Mink at a fur farm

After Coronavirus-Outbreak, Dutch Parliament votes to shut down mink farms

FOUR PAWS expects Dutch decision is game-changer for global fur farming

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FOUR PAWS supports rescue of over 30 zoo animals in Pakistan

Green light for the rescue of the world's loneliest elephant

FOUR PAWS medical examination shows that elephant Kaavan is fit to be relocated

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A World Outside the Cages

FOUR PAWS offer life-long protection for two Ukrainian bears

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FOUR PAWS shuts down dog slaughterhouse in Cambodia critical to the trade

FOUR PAWS shuts down dog slaughterhouse in Cambodia critical to the trade

Thousands of dogs are spared a gruesome death by drowning, choking, and asphyxiation

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The cat meat trade in Vietnam

Special dish 'Little Tiger': The rampant cat meat trade in Vietnam

According to FOUR PAWS and Change For Animals Foundation, over one million cats are killed for their meat every year, part of a nationwide cruel and hidden trade

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Pigs in stable

FOUR PAWS publishes meat-reduction-ranking on food producers

FRoSTA scored highest in FOUR PAWS ‘Atlas Challenge’ and first to sign commitment

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Live animal transport in Europe

EU Member States take action against legal violations on live animal transports

FOUR PAWS warns that without a comprehensive EU-wide solution, violations will continue

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FOUR PAWS rescues two bear cubs from illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam

FOUR PAWS rescues two bear cubs from illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam

The cubs arrived at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh days before Vietnam announces ban on all wildlife trade

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Tiger rescue in Germany and transfer to TIERART

Two former circus tigers retire to species-appropriate home in Germany

FOUR PAWS transfers Jill and Sahib to Animal and Species Protection Centre TIERART

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Dogs in cages at a dog meat trader in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap becomes the first province to ban dog meat in Cambodia

FOUR PAWS applauds local government for reacting to its year-long investigations

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Statement from Josef Pfabigan, CEO FOUR PAWS

A Statement from Josef Pfabigan, FOUR PAWS CEO

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Bear cub kept as restaurant entertainment in Albania

Illegal wildlife trade in Albania is out of control

FOUR PAWS discovers bears, wolves, eagles and monkeys for sale on online portals 

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Starving animals in Bali

Stray animals are starving due to collapse of tourism in Bali

FOUR PAWS teams up with Bali Animal Welfare to feed stray dogs and cats

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China bans the selling of dog and cat meat

FOUR PAWS calls on the Governments of Cambodia, Indonesia and Vietnam to follow China’s example

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Cub Mochi finds a species-appropriate home at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

FOUR PAWS rescues bear cub

Cub Mochi finds a species-appropriate home at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

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Pledging to protect millions

Independent tour operator supports FOUR PAWS’ call to end dog and cat meat trade

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Lock down the illegal puppy trade

FOUR PAWS reveals puppy trade undeterred by global pandemic  

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Four Paws calls on global food delivery companies to reduce meat

Delivery services only reach low to average scores in new ‘Atlas Challenge’ ranking

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The Mane Event: Lenci's Anniversary

Rescued Lion Celebrates One-Year Free from Suffering

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Baby Orangutan Crammed into a Sack and Tied to a Motorcycle

FOUR PAWS ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL takes traumatised ape orphan into safe custody

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Celebrities Join Dog Meat Free Coalition

Dame Judi Dench, Ricky Gervais, Joanna Lumley unite with Indonesian superstars to urge President Jokowi in video to respond to COVID-19 by closing down Indonesia’s live animal markets and dog and cat meat trades

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Bad to the Bone

FOUR PAWS investigation uncovers piles of cat bones and mother and daughter cat thieves

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Romania to allow unrestricted killing of brown bears

FOUR PAWS calls on Romanian Chamber of Deputies to reject new law and protect its wild bear population 

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Rescued Sheep in Romania

More than 14,000 sheep die in ship tragedy

FOUR PAWS urges EU Commission for stricter enforcement and controls

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Mink at a fur farm

COVID-19 detected on Dutch mink farms

FOUR PAWS demands ban on fur farms

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Dog at home

Pets and life after COVID-19 lockdown

FOUR PAWS advises how to prepare pets for a normal routine again

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Tiger behind bars

The Tiger Kings in Europe

FOUR PAWS releases new report unveiling out-of-control captive tiger trade

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COVID-19: NGOs call on World Health Organisation to help stop next pandemic

Ban on global wildlife markets could prevent such health crises in the future

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Dog and cat meat trade in the time of the COVID-19 epidemic in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

China Bans Dog and Cat Meat | Animal Charity

FOUR PAWS reveals new dog and cat meat trend amongst global pandemic

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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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Police prevent illegal puppy trade

Following a tip from the animal welfare organization FOUR PAWS, the Bavarian police were able to prevent an illegal puppy trade on Tuesday evening. 

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Bear hugs all round

Rescued bear celebrates first birthday 

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Dogs in a cage

European Parliament requests mandatory registration of all dogs and cats to combat illegal pet trade

FOUR PAWS welcomes the progressive decision in favour of animal welfare 

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Dogs in a cage

Millions of Dogs and Cats are Slaughtered for Their Meat

According to new FOUR PAWS report, trade continues to thrive despite severe risk to public health 

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starving lions

FOUR PAWS cares for starving animals in Sudan

Four lions have already lost two thirds of their natural body weight

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FOUR PAWS and Fur Free Alliance warn against 'WelFur' animal welfare label

Fur production is responsible for the painful death of millions of animals every year

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Rescued sheep arrive at new home

FOUR PAWS provides new home for sheep rescued from capsized ship in Romania

180 sheep out of 14,000 survived due to tireless rescue efforts

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FOUR PAWS mourns its Founder and President Heli Dungler

It is with great sadness that the global animal welfare organisation FOUR PAWS announces the death of Founder and President Heli Dungler

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2,275 stray animals treated in Ukraine in 2019

FOUR PAWS Stray Animal Care project improves animal welfare and reduces rabies risk

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140-kilo bear found stuffed inside taxi in Vietnam

FOUR PAWS provides emergency care and new home for distressed bear

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FOUR PAWS rescues senior bear in Vietnam after three decades in tiny cage

Bear Ben finds a species-appropriate home at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh 

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FOUR PAWS takes care of neglected zoo animals in Lebanon

Animals urgently need food and medical treatment

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Romania plans to suspend live exports to third countries

FOUR PAWS continues to fight for safe shelter for surviving sheep 

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The race against time: 228 sheep already rescued from capsized ship in Romania

FOUR PAWS’ partner drilled holes in ship's side – rescue mission continues today

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FOUR PAWS shuts down dog slaughterhouse in Cambodia

Two of the rescued dogs were locked in a cage for years, witnessing the slaughter of thousands of other dogs

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FOUR PAWS rescues two brown bears kept as tourist attraction in Ukraine

Dasha and Lelya find forever home at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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FOUR PAWS rescues two brown bears kept as tourist attraction in Ukraine

Dasha and Lelya find forever home at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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Premium cheese from poor conditions

Footage obtained by FOUR PAWS once again reveals complaints with Italy’s buffalo farms

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Rescued German tigers arrive at big cat sanctuary in South Africa

FOUR PAWS relocates two tiger trade victims from its big cat centre TIERART to LIONSROCK

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FOUR PAWS exposes lucrative trade in tigers in Lithuania

Undercover footage shows how tiger cubs are offered for lucrative trade.

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Sensation at FOUR PAWS ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL in Borneo

Orangutan orphan Gerhana thrives despite living with a bullet in his body

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World Rabies Day: The ultimate fight against rabies in Myanmar continues

FOUR PAWS long-term project aims to vaccinate one million animals by 2022

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Biggest FOUR PAWS mission in Vietnam: Seven bile bears rescued from cruel captivity

Suffering bears find a species-appropriate and safe home at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

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Bullet particles discovered in three-legged bear

FOUR PAWS found a new home for Dushi in Germany after rescue from Albanian horror zoo

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Elephant riding and tiger selfies: Ruthless tourism in the heart of Europe

FOUR PAWS investigations reveal the exploitation of wild animals for entertainment in Germany, Spain, France and the Czech Republic

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Cuddling kills: FOUR PAWS warns tourists to avoid cruel lion petting farms

FOUR PAWS warns tourists to avoid cruel lion petting farms

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FOUR PAWS demands: No animal torture deals with the USA

EU wants to import more beef from the USA 

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29 orphaned cheetahs in Somaliland in need of food and supplies

FOUR PAWS contributes to conservation efforts of Africa’s most endangered big cat

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The last illegally kept brown bears in Croatia get new home

FOUR PAWS rescues and transfers Suzana and Bruno to Croatian bear refuge

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Anonymous and dangerous: Illegal puppy dealers to be evicted from online classifieds

FOUR PAWS proposes EU model solution for traceability of dogs

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FOUR PAWS rescues orphaned bear cub from basement

The bear is now safe at species-appropriate BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina

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Vietnam: Lives of two rescued bear cubs are saved

Mi and Tam delight animal keepers in FOUR PAWS’ BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh 

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Rescued lions from Albanian horror zoo arrive at new home

FOUR PAWS brings Lenci, Zhaku and Bobby to Dutch Big Cat Centre FELIDA

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Freedom for three orphaned bear siblings in Bulgaria

FOUR PAWS helps to release bear trio into the wild after a year of preparation 

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Kosovar government keeps orphaned bear cub in filthy basement

FOUR PAWS calls on authorities to hand over brown bear

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Ruthless Czech tiger trader walks free after suspended sentence

FOUR PAWS calls on the European Commission to finally ban tiger trade

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Two lions rescued from Gaza arrive at FOUR PAWS sanctuary in South Africa

Motan and Pisa finally get the chance to heal from their difficult past at LIONSROCK

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A new chapter for Dushi

FOUR PAWS brings three-legged bear from Albanian zoo to Germany

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FOUR PAWS rescues 47 zoo animals from the Gaza Strip

The animals are taken to sanctuaries in Jordan and South Africa

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Tiger Caruso finds his happy ending at LIONSROCK

FOUR PAWS transfers cruelly traded tiger from Netherlands to South Africa

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Escalation in Gaza: FOUR PAWS must postpone rescue mission

Over 40 zoo animals will be evacuated once the situation is safe for the rescue team

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FOUR PAWS to rescue over 40 animals from Rafah Zoo in Gaza

The evacuation and relocation of the suffering zoo animals begins late March

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FOUR PAWS rescues five bears from agonising conditions in Vietnam

The bears have found a new home at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

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FOUR PAWS opens new bear sanctuary in Vietnam

Hundreds of animals still suffer on bear farms.

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British actor Peter Egan visits “sickening horrors”

Downton Abbey actor Peter Egan visibly shocked after visit to North Sulawesi’s infamous dog and cat meat markets, calls for ban on “scenes of hell”

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FOUR PAWS rescues former baiting bear in Ukraine

Laska finds a home at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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Rafah Zoo in Gaza: Zoo owner plans to remove claws of more lions

FOUR PAWS calls on local authorities to put an end to the cruel torture

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Animal torture: Lioness’ claws amputated with garden shears in Gaza's oldest zoo

FOUR PAWS demands permanent closure of zoo and relocation of 49 animals

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Two of the last Albanian restaurant bears find new home in Swiss Alps

FOUR PAWS welcomes Meimo and Amelia at Arosa Bear Sanctuary

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Bizarre discovery in Germany: Puma cub kept in apartment

FOUR PAWS provides sanctuary for cub that is victim of Europe’s trade in wild cats

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Two bear cubs rescued from illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam

FOUR PAWS brings the few weeks old bears to its sanctuary in Ninh Binh

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Dame Judi Dench and Ricky Gervais call on eBay to regulate online puppy trade

FOUR PAWS prompts eBay to implement measures against the cruel illegal puppy trade on their classified ad sites

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News from FOUR PAWS ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL

Orangutan babies learn to climb in the rainforest of Borneo

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Calves and Buffalo Mozzarella Production

FOUR PAWS continues to uncover the brutal side of Italy's buffalo farms

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Wild Animals Evacuated from “Europe's Worst Zoo”

Three lions and a three-legged bear are among the rescued animals

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War Lion Saeed from Syria Finds Companion

FOUR PAWS plans to socialise the rescued lions Saeed and Nala in South Africa

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22,000 Euros for a Tiger: The Big Cat Trade

FOUR PAWS urges the European Commission to ban the trade in tigers for good

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Plan to Vaccinate One Million Dogs and Cats

FOUR PAWS announces new plan to vaccinate one million dogs and cats

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Help for Animals at Lombok Earthquake

Horses and cats of Gili Islands receive food and medical care

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FOUR PAWS #ThankseBay Campaign Success

Gumtree UK decides for crackdown on illegal puppy traders

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Prada’s Animal Fur is out of Fashion

FOUR PAWS and Fur Free Alliance call on luxury fashion brand to go fur-free

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From King of the Jungle to Traded Skeleton

FOUR PAWS urges South Africa to change direction on the fate of lions for International Lion Day

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Bouillon Cubes and Wine from Tiger Bones

FOUR PAWS on alarming developments in the light of International Tiger Day

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Highly Endangered Species for Sale in Europe

FOUR PAWS research and police raids in Czech Republic uncover ruthless tiger trade

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Ai Weiwei visit Working Elephants

Artist concerned about the animals’ future

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Arosa Bear Sanctuary Welcomes First Resident

FOUR PAWS transfers last Serbian dancing bear to his new Swiss home

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Kvitka now has a Happy Future at Hand

FOUR PAWS rescues baiting bear from Ukrainian hunting station

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Over 50,000 Dogs and Cats Vaccinated

FOUR PAWS surpasses first crucial goal in the fight against rabies

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ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL in Borneo

First orangutan students attend their lessons in the rainforest

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First Ever Sanctuary for Working Elephants

Former logging elephants as well as orphaned or injured animals will be rehabilitated at the new facility

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Vietnamese Bile Bears May and Binh Yen Rescued

FOUR PAWS ends bile bear keeping in Ninh Binh province

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“Animals Have Been Victims for Far Too Long”

FOUR PAWS hosted the first International Animal Welfare Summit in Vienna, Austria

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Tigers Receive First Medical Check-up

FOUR PAWS brought the weakened animals to The Netherlands last year

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Illegal Bulgarian Zoo Lion Joins Family

FOUR PAWS transfers lion Ivan-Asen to its Big Cat Centre FELIDA 

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Ai Weiwei Joins Animal Welfare Summit

Theme of IAWS 2018: "Animal welfare: question of the future or luxury problem?"

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War Lions from Iraq and Syria find New Home in South Africa

War lions from Iraq and Syria find new home in South Africa

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Two Bulgarian Lion Cubs Find a New Home

FOUR PAWS moves the animals from illegal keeping to Big Cat Centre FELIDA

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Switzerland Bans the Anonymous Trade of Dogs

FOUR PAWS urges global classified ad platforms to follow

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