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Animal-Friendly Travel Is Easier Than You Think

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

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#saddestbears Ukraine

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

These bears deserve a brighter future

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Dog Meat Trade Indonesia

Dr Katherine Polak · 8/24/2020

Beach paradise turns into hell for thousands of animals every year

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Big Cats from War Zones

In recent years, FOUR PAWS had several successful missions in rescuing big cats from war-torn countries such as Iraq, Gaza and Syria

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Hurricane Season in a time of COVID

Jackson Zee · 5/29/2020

A potentially strong hurricane season in the midst of a pandemic

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The Police Check That Changed A Bears Life

Emily Lloyd · 5/6/2020

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

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Veterinarian Dr Frank Göritz in Khan Younis Zoo in the Gaza Strip

World Veterinary Day

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

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Live animal transport

Consequence of Corona: Endless waiting times and cruel circumstances at borders

Live animal transports during coronavirus situation

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A Journey Across the World to Escape the Dog Meat Trade

6 Lucky Survivors Rescued, Find New Life in the U.S.

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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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Where the wild horses live

The Romanian horses were once at serious risk.

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Movie Review: The Lion King

The Lion King, 2019

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Beware of Ticks!

Caution helps to protect dogs and cats

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Ground Zero of the Cambodian Dog Meat Trade

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

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Prioritizing Pet Safety During Extreme Heat

Rising Global Temperatures in 2019 Affect Humans and Their Beloved Pets

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Why we are celebrating International Disaster Risk Reduction Day

Jackson Zee · 10/10/2018

As the director of the Disaster Relief unit, I know that animals are important to all communities affected by any kind of disaster.

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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

Jackson Zee · 8/16/2018

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

Joanna Randall · 8/3/2018

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

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Ai Weiwei concerned about elephants in Myanmar

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

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30 Years of FOUR PAWS

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

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What would life be without water?

Cape Town is bracing itself for Day Zero

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