companion animals

Life with a pet is a wonderful thing. Cats, dogs and small mammals are our family members, friends and companions. 

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


How to adopt a pet

Tips and information on adopting an animal from a shelter


Standing up for pets on World Animal Day

You can help us end the cruel pet trade


Tackling the cruel dog and cat meat trade in Asia

The consumption of dogs and cats is one of the most controversial animal practices today


Puppy Mills and the Puppy Trade

 The dirty business of treating dogs like a "commodity"


FOUR PAWS Helps Strays

Worldwide projects to neuter stray dogs and cats


Responsible pet ownership



10 facts about dogs

Surprising fact about “man’s best friend”


10 facts about cats

Surprising facts about our feline friends


the beauty of adoption

Give a loving new home to a shelter animal
– and maybe even save its life.

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