Our work is based on transparency.
The FOUR PAWS USA office is located in Boston, MA. The office was established in 2010, is a registered 501 (c) 3 organization, and remains in good standing in the state of Massachusetts.
Our nonprofit has received the "Top Rated" award from Greatnonprofits.org for our work and our mission's transparency.
Great Nonprofits Top-Rated Badge for 2018
2021 Annual Report (5 MB)
2021 also saw some major changes on a global level, thanks to the ongoing political animal welfare work carried out by FOUR PAWS. In December, the WHO member states voted to draft an international pandemic prevention agreement, which will pave the way for animal welfare to become part of the political debate on pandemics.
2020 Annual Report (5 MB)
2020 was a challenging year for animal welfare. Travel restrictions and lockdowns made it harder than ever to rescue bears, lions and tigers but FOUR PAWS has risen to the challenges presented by the Coronavirus pandemic, continuing to fight with full strength for the welfare of suffering animals.
2019 Annual Report (6.6 MB)
2019 was an important year for agricultural animal welfare, with over 170 organisations across Europe campaigning for an EU-wide ban on keeping farm animals in cages.
2018 Annual Report (5.8 MB)
In 2018, FOUR PAWS was once again able to help many animals in need: we worked tirelessly in twenty-two countries across the world.
2017 Annual Report (4.5 MB)
In 2017, we had branches in eleven countries and were preparing to set up three more national offices. At our five bear sanctuaries and three big cat centres, we fed and looked after 83 bears and 98 big cats every day.
2016 Annual Report (5.6 MB)
During 2016, stray animal care teams in eight countries neutered and treated more than 10,000 animals living on the streets.