Our ongoing campaigns

We are a strong, global and independent voice for animals under human control.  We fight animal injustice around the world through rescue and refuge, education and advocacy.

We strive for improvements in animal welfare through sustainable campaigns and projects. Our work is based on research and scientific expertise backed by intensive national and international lobbying efforts. 


Bears are still kept in appalling conditions.


Stolen. Killed. Eaten.

End the Dog and Cat Meat Trade! #ProtectMillions

Close up of tiger Rasputin at LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary

break the vicious cycle

We are fighting to ban the commercial trade of ALL big cats in South Africa

Pigs on factory farm

Pandemics & Animal Welfare

Support our demands for a world of higher animal welfare!



Animal-Friendly Fashion starts with YOU!

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How to be an animal-friendly traveler


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Latest News

Check out our latest press releases, news and blogs. 

Lion cub Nikola at his new outdoor enclosure at FELIDA

A Lion Cub’s Journey Across Europe to a Better Life

FOUR PAWS transfers rescued lion Nikola from Montenegro to FELIDA Big Cat Sanctuary 

FOUR PAWS organised an action on June 8th at Nike´s main European Logistic Campus in Laakdal, Belgium

As Nike Turns 50, 50K Customers Urge the Company to Stop Using Cruel Wool

With strong public support, FOUR PAWS urges market leader to switch to certified wool to help prevent cruelty to lambs


Crypto Has Gone to the Animals This GivingTuesday

FOUR PAWS Receives Their Largest Cryptocurrency Donation Yet Through Partnership with Pawthereum, Expands Rescue Facility in Cambodia   

Dog in the destroyed town of Bucha

Caring for Stray Animals of Ukraine

FOUR PAWS helps homeless dogs and cats in eight cities across the country

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