Press releases

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

      Dairy cattle

      Bird Flu in U.S. Dairy Cows

      FOUR PAWS urges WHO member states to tackle the root causes of zoonotic diseases in pandemic agreement

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      Sheep with lamb

      Ten Million Australian Lambs Die Every Year for Fashion

      Shocking new report, footage reveals lamb mortality rate in Australia

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      Dairy cows in factory farm

      Meat Is Eating up the Planet

      Americans are the biggest consumers of meat globally and the first nation to reach “Meat Exhaustion Day”

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      Rescued brown bear, Mark, napping at the base of a tree comfortably

      Tournament of Tired: The 2024 March Napness Competition has Begun

      Bears compete for the crown, influencers and celebrities joining in 

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      Unsplash photo used in Atlas report on hotels

      Climate Crisis not on vacation

      New FOUR PAWS industry ranking calls on Hilton, Marriott & Co. to improve animal welfare 

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      White tigress Ramba is arriving at TIERART in Germany

      FOUR PAWS Rescues Second White Tiger Cub in the Czech Republic

      Ramba was illegally kept as a status symbol pet in a private home

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      FOUR PAWS and Hoi An People's Committee have closed down a dog meat restaurant

      Dog Meat Restaurant Closes in Vietnam

      FOUR PAWS and Hoi An People’s Committee successfully worked together to end Dog and Cat Meat Trade

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      Woman with goats

      Fashion Follows Trends, Animal Protection Still Missing

      FOUR PAWS analysis of 100 major brands exposes critical gaps and poor performers in animal welfare

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      FOUR PAWS rescues nearly 50 wild animals in Sudan

      Starving lions, hyenas, and wildcats were relocated to temporary safe space

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      Altiagac Centre in Azerbaijan

      FOUR PAWS Helps Rescued Bears in Azerbaijan

      Wildlife experts prevent breeding and improve keeping conditions at rescue center

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      A Global Stand Against the Dog and Cat Meat Trade!

      A Global Stand Against the Dog and Cat Meat Trade!

      Two Million Signatures show immense support to end the dog and cat meat trade worldwide

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      Sheep

      400 International Fashion Brands oppose cruel wool

      FOUR PAWS advocates for animal welfare at high-level industry event in Northern Italy

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      Preparing You And Your Pet for Hurricane Lee

      Making an emergency plan for you and your pets and animals can save both your lives

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      Tribal, Conservation Leaders, Congressional Champions celebrate conservation efforts

      Groups converge in DC to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the US Endangered Species Act

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      FOUR PAWS Returns to Pakistan

      Relocation of Madhubala given green light by Karachi Mayor 

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      New Manhattan Mural Raises Awareness for Endangered Tigers and Big Cats

      The piece celebrates the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Endangered Species Act

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      Factory farm

      Next Pandemic Could Come from American Animal Industries

      Animal welfare organisation warns of zoonotic disease spreading because of high degree of animal use in the U.S.

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      Dog in cage victim of hte dog meat trade

      Infamous Animal Market in Indonesia Has Stopped Selling Dog and Cat Meat

      Market was a “ticking timebomb” for a future pandemic

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      FOUR PAWS shelters orphaned bear cub at BEAR SANCTUARY Belitsa in Bulgaria

      FOUR PAWS Shelters Orphaned Bear Cub

      The bear will receive special care in Greece to prepare for rehabilitation back into the wild

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      #ProtectMillions

      FOUR PAWS Calls Upon the US to #ProtectMillions

      FOUR PAWS launched its most ambitious campaign action yet, to end the dog and cat meat trade in Vietnam

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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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      Nike just did it and says “no” to the mutilation of lambs

      Nike Follows Through on Protecting Lambs

      FOUR PAWS welcomes step towards higher animal welfare by switching to certified wool

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      FOUR PAWS team Stray Animal Care action

      Animals in Ukraine Further Endangered By Dam Breach, Flooding

      FOUR PAWS responds with aid to help animals affected by the catastrophe 

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      Critical tiger rescue in Argentina

      Critical Tiger Rescue in Argentina

      FOUR PAWS en route to bring two tigers rescued from illegal breeding farm to wildlife sanctuary 

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      Rebecca Picallo Gil, FOUR PAWS mulesing campaigner

      Global Fashion Companies Publicly Call on the Australian Wool Industry to End Mulesing

      FOUR PAWS hands over open brand letter to Australian wool industry

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      Dairy cow

      Mother´s Day: Chocolate companies can do better for mother cows

      FOUR PAWS ranks Mars, Hersey’s and Nestlé as “poor” in dairy reduction efforts

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      FOUR PAWS Report: Meat is "Eating up the planet"

      New Report: Meat is “Eating Up the Planet”

      Eye opening report on Earth Day shows world cannot handle any more meat production

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      Pakistan: FOUR PAWS to help suffering elephant Noor Jehan at Karachi Zoo

      Two of Pakistan’s last four captive African elephants live in dire conditions despite expert recommendation for relocation

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      Two stray dogs at Doctor Vet Shelter in Moldova

      World Stray Animals Day 2023

      FOUR PAWS' Stray Animal Care project in Moldova

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      SAC activities in Ukraine

      FOUR PAWS Stray Animal Care in Ukraine

      Sterilisation and treatment of 140 cats and dogs at one of the biggest shelters in the Kyiv region

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      FOUR PAWS Took the Stage at SXSW

      U.S. Director discussed the mental health crisis in the veterinary profession

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      FOUR PAWS Emergency Relief Efforts for Animals in Türkiye and Syria

      FOUR PAWS Continues Emergency Relief Efforts for Animals in Turkey and Syria

      Crucial need for animal food and veterinary care after devastating earthquakes

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      Cat in Ukraine

      One Year into War, Animal Rescue Efforts Intensify

      FOUR PAWS focuses on protecting stray cats in five cities in Ukraine

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      People standing on the rubble of destroyed buildings in Antakya, southern Türkiye

      Race against time: Animals in urgent need after massive earthquakes in Middle East

      FOUR PAWS and partner NGOs deliver vital support to dogs, cats and farm animals

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      Celebrating 50 Years of Endangered Species Act Success

      Landmark Law Continues to Save Wildlife From Extinction

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      Emergency feeding in Ukraine

      In Wartime, to Help Animals is to Help People

      FOUR PAWS partners with Ukraine Vet Association, USAVA, to continues life-saving support aiding stray animals in war-torn cities

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      Bear Mark

      Albania’s last ‘restaurant bear’ is rescued

      FOUR PAWS transfers bear Mark to its BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach in Austria

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      Raccoon dog fur farm in Poland

      “A Decade of Decline” for Fur Industry

      FOUR PAWS celebrates “Fur Free Friday” with current UN figures showing decline of fur industry 

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      Asiatic black bear Soi in a tiny cage in Vietnam

      FOUR PAWS rescues Asiatic black bear Soi

      Bear farming lynchpin Hanoi still accounts for most of the country’s captive bears

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      lion be petted

      Alarming Welfare Concerns Found in Lion Cub-Petting Study

      First-of-its-kind study, published in Animals, analyzes YouTube videos to substantiate stress behaviors from lion cubs handled by tourists seeking the “Simba effect”

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      FOUR PAWS in Ukraine

      Survey in Ukraine Shows More to Do to Help Animals

      FOUR PAWS continues its support of stray animals and shelters across the country

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      Dogs stuffed in cages on back of a motocycle

      75 Major Tourism Businesses Sign Pledge

      Members of the tourism sector joined FOUR PAWS in the pledge to end the dog and cat meat trade in Southeast Asia. 

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      Dog laying in road with TukTuk in the background

      Global Alliance for Rabies Control and FOUR PAWS calls for Action Against the Dog Meat Trade and Rabies Control

      World Rabies Day Highlights the Need for Global Action Against Dog Meat Trade

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      Bear Iva at her old enclosure in North Macedonia

      FOUR PAWS transfers rescued bear from North Macedonia to Bulgaria

      BEAR SANCTUARY Belitsa welcomes Iva in species-appropriate surroundings 

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      Male bear in Bahkmut, Ukraine

      Emergency Rescue of Abandoned Bear in Ukraine

      FOUR PAWS takes in bear from war-torn Donetsk region at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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      Asking Athletes, Investors to Speak Up for the Sheep

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

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      Karachi elephants receive dental surgery

      Last captive elephants from Pakistani zoo undergo one-of-a-kind tusk surgery

      International vet team from FOUR PAWS performs innovative super-size procedure 

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      Lioness Geena arrives at LIONSROCK

      Five rescued lions in Romania get a forever home South African

      A new life for big cats used for breeding and entertainment

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      Citizens Call on Vietnam to Protect Bears in Hanoi

      World Animal Protection US and FOUR PAWS to deliver joint letter to embassy in DC

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      Handover event 'This is not Vietnam' in Hanoi, Vietnam

      Citizens, Residents Proclaim “This is not Vietnam” In A Call For An End To The Dog And Cat Meat

      FOUR PAWS hosted event in Hanoi to handover petition to the Vietnamese government 

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      Investigation into calf farms in Spain, 2021

      Meat Sales Over Climate Goals for European Food Retailers

      FOUR PAWS ranks leading DACH & UK supermarkets on meat reduction strategies 

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      FOUR PAWS Pandemic Rountable

      Animal Welfare Organizations, Member States and Experts Call For A 'One Health' Approach To Prevent The Next Pandemic

      More than 20 Member States of the United Nations participated in the high-level policy round table discussion on Preventing the Next Pandemic hosted by FOUR PAWS in Geneva

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      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 

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      Dog in a cage for the DCMT in Indonesia

      Dog slaughterhouse owner in Indonesia sentenced to 12 months in jail for trading in stolen dogs for human consumption

      This is the third conviction of a dog meat trafficker since the national government’s declaration in 2018 that "dogs are not food"

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      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

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      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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      Orangatan in Care of FOUR PAWS

      FOUR PAWS ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL prepares for emergencies

      Virus thought to pose grave danger to great apes 

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      Bear Sam on his way to Arosa Bear Sanctuary

      “Sad Bears” travel from North Macedonia to Sanctuary in Switzerland

      FOUR PAWS transfers two brown bears to new home in the Swiss alps

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      ‘Little Bit of Love’ for animal welfare

      UK musician Tom Grennan becomes ambassador for FOUR PAWS

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      FOUR PAWS loading pet food supplies into a train headed to Ukraine

      20 Tons of Food Makes Up Second Delivery For Ukraine Zoo Animals

      FOUR PAWS partners with Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) to provide relief for war-torn zoos

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      Athlete

      New Brutal Mulesing Footage Puts Pressure on Nike

      FOUR PAWS together with pro athletes call on sportswear giant to “Just Don't Do It”

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      FOUR PAWS Honored to Collaborate with The Walt Disney Family Museum

      Creative Conservation: The Art of Endangered Animals exhibit opens in April and features photos of FOUR PAWS rescue animals

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      Merino sheep on a pasture

      Cruel wool in sportswear is in high season

      Biggest manufacturer Nike without clear commitment to phase out from animal cruelty methods

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      FOUR PAWS loading pet food supplies into a van headed to Ukraine

      FOUR PAWS delivers nearly 20 tons of animal food to war-torn Ukraine

      Ukrainian zoos at risk of running out of food supplies – FOUR PAWS acting upon official request from Ukrainian authorities

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      Bear Vova before rescue

      Animal welfare efforts continue even in times of war

      FOUR PAWS rescues former ‘restaurant bear’ in Ukraine

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      Fast-Food = Faster Climate Change

      Industry Refuses to Connect Reduction of Meat Production to Climate Change Mitigation and Increased Animal Welfare, FOUR PAWS Report States 

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      UPAW emergency feeding in Ukraine

      FOUR PAWS and Partners Provide Urgent Help to Animal Shelters in Ukraine

      A new platform distributes food and supplies to shelters where help is needed the most 

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      Dog in cage

      FOUR PAWS undercover investigation shows cruel dog meat trade in Indonesia

      Umbrella organization's investigation reveals dogs sold for meat alongside bats, snakes and wild boar in Sulawesi “extreme” wet markets despite disease risk

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      ‘Train tigers’ fly towards better life:

      ‘Train tigers’ Take Flight Towards Better Life

      FOUR PAWS rescues four tigers after more than 15 years in train carriage

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      Emergency transfer of five bears

      Amid Conflict, Seven Bears Evacuated to Safer Location in Ukraine

      FOUR PAWS takes in animals from partner organization in Kyiv region

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      Refugees from Ukraine are crossing the border from Ukraine into Poland at Medyca, Poland, with their pets

      FOUR PAWS: Animal welfare in times of war continues

      Neighbouring countries take in pets, bears in Ukrainian sanctuary are being kept safe 

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      Cow and calf

      Historic animal welfare resolution adopted at United Nations Environment Assembly

      The resolution had unanimous support from Member States highlighting the nexus between animal welfare, environment, and sustainable development 

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      Organizations Unite in Urgent Appeal For Federal Biodiversity Strategy

      FOUR PAWS joins Full Page Letter to the Biden Administration in New York Times Urges Immediate Action to Protect Nature and Prevent Pandemics 

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      FOUR PAWS rescues nine bile bears after more than 17 years in tiny cages

      9 Bears Rescued in Vietnam After 17 years in Tiny Cages

      Bear farming lynchpin Hanoi remains inactive in phasing out the cruel practice

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      Mother cow and calf in a field

      FOUR PAWS to participate at the United Nations Environment Assembly

      Global animal welfare organization granted observer status at key UN summit, calls for transformational change on production and consumption globally

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      FOUR PAWS launches major campaign in Vietnam to End the “Cruel and Barbaric” Dog and Cat Meat Trade

      FOUR PAWS launches major campaign in Vietnam to End the “Cruel and Barbaric” Dog and Cat Meat Trade

      Global animal welfare organization calls on Vietnamese people to show their opposition to the dog and cat meat trade and call on the Vietnamese government to bring an end to the trade

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      Vietnam: FOUR PAWS rescues last bile bear of Son La province

      Vietnam: FOUR PAWS rescues last bile bear of Son La province

      Capital Hanoi remains bear farming lynchpin despite declining demand for bear bile

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      Vietnam establishes first ever dog and cat meat-free tourist-friendly city

      Vietnam establishes first ever dog and cat meat-free tourist-friendly city

      FOUR PAWS welcomes Hoi An City People’s Committee's progressive actions to protect dogs, cats, and people

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      The most (and least) animal-friendly fashion brands of 2021

      The most (and least) animal-friendly fashion brands of 2021

      FOUR PAWS publishes the latest Animal Welfare in Fashion report

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      Dog Meat Trade in Indonesia

      Police in Indonesia intercept a notorious dog meat trader, saving over 50 terrified dogs awaiting slaughter

      FOUR PAWS hoped this would be a turning point in the campaign against the dog meat trade

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      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   

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      Cattle

      World leaders at COP26 missed opportunity to link animal agriculture to climate crisis

      FOUR PAWS is disappointed that the role of factory farming has been neglected yet again

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      Horse drawn cart

      FOUR PAWS helps ending animal cruelty at UNESCO World Heritage Site

      The use of horse carriages in Petra, Jordan will no longer be permitted and replaced by electric golf carts

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      Fast-Food Industry Need to Make Some Fast Changes, Ranking Says

      Domino’s and Papa John’s rank worst in FOUR PAWS new global fast-food chain assessment, ignoring topics like animal welfare and climate change

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      Farm industry

      COP26 is the best chance to tackle the climate emergency

      But without addressing animal welfare it will be a historic missed opportunity

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      Thailand launches “first-of-its-kind” initiative to improve dog welfare

      Thailand launches “first-of-its-kind” initiative to improve dog welfare

      The province of Trang has launched a programme following Thailand’s announcement to re-open on 1 November post COVID-19 regulations

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      Future study on pandemic prevention: scientists sound the alarm

      FOUR PAWS highlights interlinkage between human health, animal welfare, and pandemics 

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      Seven rescued lions reach Dutch sanctuary after journey across Europe

      Seven rescued lions reach Dutch sanctuary after journey across Europe

      FOUR PAWS rescued the lions from inappropriate breeding and keeping conditions in Romania

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      Woman with sheep

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

      FOUR PAWS reveals that almost 90 percent want fashion industry to prioritize animal welfare

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      Meriono sheep

      Global fashion brands come together for animals

      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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      Relocation of the Beirut bears

      Beirut Bears start new life in American sanctuary

      FOUR PAWS flies two Syrian brown bears from Lebanon to Colorado

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      a bear lays on the dirt floor at a zoo in lebanon

      The "War Vet" that saved Kaavan now brings two bears to the U.S.

      FOUR PAWS flies "Beirut Bears" from Lebanon to Colorado sanctuary

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      Lion in field

      FOUR PAWS encouraged by South AfricaN Authorities' announcement on captive lions

      Announcement from the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE), could mean good news for lions

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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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      Pig farming

      One year after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the WHO:

      FOUR PAWS calls on responsible organizations and governments to improve the human-animal relationship to prevent future pandemics

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      Dog in small cage in slaughterhouse, Cambodia

      Facility That Drowned 200 Dogs Per Day Finally CLOSED

      16 dogs rescued from “key” slaughterhouse in Cambodian dog meat trade

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      Fast-food

      FOUR PAWS convinces German fast-food chain dean&david to reduce meat

      dean&david is rated the highest in the FOUR PAWS Atlas challenge ranking and are the first to sign the commitment which has kick-started the race for the rest to follow suit

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      Cages of laying hens

      Dr Jane Goodall calls on EU to end cage farming across Europe

      The letter to the European Commission is signed by more than 140 international scientists

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      Dogs rescued

      Slaughterhouse minivan carrying 61 dogs seized 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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      FOUR PAWS team with a rescued cat

      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

      From the bleak Ukrainian circus to the snowy mountains; 'Loneliest bear in the world' will also get introduced to bear friends

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      Mena Suvari and Fur Free Alliance partner for anti-fur video

      The new PSA from writer and director Dustin Brown shines a spotlight on the bloody fur trade 
       

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      Kaavan interacts with another elephant

      Loneliest elephant in the world arrives in Cambodia

      American businessman, Eric Margolis, aids Kaavan's flight to safety

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      Dogs in a cage

      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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      Sheep flock with lambs

      Over 180 Fashion Brands Oppose Mulesing

      A brutal practice done to sheep

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      FOUR PAWS supports rescue of over 30 zoo animals in Pakistan

      Breaking News: FOUR PAWS supports rescue of over 30 zoo animals in Pakistan

      Death of two lions at the Marghazar Zoo prompts intervention and zoo closure

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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

      Over one million cats are killed for their meat every year as part of the cruel and hidden trade, FOUR PAWS and Change For Animals Foundation reports

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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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      Urgent Weekend Rescue Provides Two Former-Circus Tigers A ‘Retirement’

      FOUR PAWS transferred Jill and Sahib to sanctuary in Germany

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      FOUR PAWS Joins Unique Streaming Event to Save Animals and the Planet

      Famous Fido Rescue to host virtual event called the Celebration of Life airing Saturday, July 25th

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      Bear rescue Vietnam amidst COVID-19 pandemic

      Bear Rescue Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

      FOUR PAWS provides species-appropriate home for two bears in Vietnam

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      Bear rescue Vietnam amidst COVID-19 pandemic

      Bear Rescue Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

      FOUR PAWS provides species-appropriate home for two bears in Vietnam

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

      Siem Reap, first Cambodian province to ban dog meat

      Local government takes action after FOUR PAWS year-long investigation of industry  

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      World First Report Finds Fashion Industry Lagging on Animal Welfare

      FOUR PAWS urges brands to step up for all animals in the “new normal”

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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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      FOUR PAWS rescues bear cub from illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam

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

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      Rescued From 18 Years in a Cage

      2 Bears Rescued in Vietnam Amidst COVID-19 pandemic

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      Orphaned orangutan rescued by FOUR PAWS

      Orangutan Baby Rescued from Bag Tied to Motorcycle, then Locked in Jail

      Traumatized orphan nearly dumped due to COVID-19 fears, now bonds with surrogate mother 

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      Celebrities Join Dog Meat Free Coalition

      Celeb video mounts pressure on President Jokowi to respond to COVID-19 by closing down Indonesia’s live animal markets and dog and cat meat trades

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      NGOs call on World Health Organization to help stop next pandemic

      In the wake of COVID-19, FOUR PAWS demands a ban on global wildlife markets to 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

      While China bans dog and cat meat, trade in Southeast Asia is thriving

      While China bans dog and cat meat, trade in Southeast Asia is thriving 

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      Consequences of Corona: Waiting times borders

      Live animal transports during coronavirus situation

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      FOUR PAWS Statement on the novel coronavirus / COVID-19

      Adaptations we have made, animal care remains top priority 

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      Dogs in a cage

      Ten million dogs and cats are slaughtered for their meat in Southeast Asia yearly

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

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      FOUR PAWS International: Long-time colleague Josef Pfabigan to follow Heli Dungler as CEO

      Former CFO and long-time colleague, Josef Pfabigan, to follow Heli Dungler as CEO

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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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      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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      5 Fashion Gift-Giving Tips for a Kinder, More Ethical Holiday

      FOUR PAWS encourages an animal-friendly holiday with these simple steps

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      6 Rescued Dogs to Land at Logan on Thursday

      FOUR PAWS closed slaughterhouse in Cambodia, transitioned owner to rice farming, rescued all dogs onsite and brings them #HomefortheHolidays

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      FOUR PAWS takes care of neglected zoo animals in Lebanon

      FOUR PAWS Takes Care of Neglected Zoo Animals in Lebanon

      Animals urgently need food and medical treatment

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      After Dramatic Shipwreck, Global Pressure, Romania Plans to Regulate Live Exports

      FOUR PAWS continues to fight for safe shelter for surviving sheep 

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      FOUR PAWS Closes Dog Slaughterhouse, Aids Owner Move to Rice Farming

      6 Dogs Already Rescued from Slaughter in Cambodia, Flown to the U.S.

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

      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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      Bullet particles discovered in three-legged bear

      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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      Orphaned cheetahs in need of food and supplies

      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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      Two of the last illegally kept brown bears in Croatia have found a new home

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

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      Indonesian Regency Announces Action Plan to End the Dog Meat Trade

      DMFI coalition’s shocking exposé leads to launch of Karanganyar action plan to eliminate brutal dog meat trade

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      Orphaned bear cub rescued from basement

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

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      FOUR PAWS Applauds The Prada Group for Adopting a Fur-Free Policy

      Prada joins the over 1000 companies of the Fur Free Retailer Program

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      Saved From Smugglers and on the Brink of Death

      Now bear cubs enjoy new life in sanctuary 

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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 wildlife ‘schooling’ in Greece 

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      Response to Amazon's Rainforest Burning

      Statement on the ongoing fires in the Amazon Rainforest and the connection to the meat industry, from Director of the Farm Animals and Nutrition Department at FOUR PAWS, Martina Stephany:

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      Government keeps orphaned bear cub in filthy basement in Kosovo

      FOUR PAWS calls on authorities to hand over brown bear

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      Lions Suffer in Albania because of Bureaucratic Uncertainty

      FOUR PAWS calls for public protest against Albanian authorities 

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      47 Zoo Animals Escape War-Torn Gaza Strip

      FOUR PAWS succeeds in harrowing rescue mission despite border closures, escalating violence

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

      The evacuation, relocation of zoo animals in Gaza begins late March

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      New bear sanctuary opens in Vietnam

      One solution when hundreds of bears suffer on bear farms

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      FOUR PAWS rescues former baiting bear in Ukraine

      FOUR PAWS Rescues Former Baiting Bear in Ukraine

      Laska finds a home at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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      Declawing Zoo Owner Plans to Mutilate Again

      FOUR PAWS calls on local authorities to end declawing at and close Gaza Zoo

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

      FOUR PAWS demands zoo closure 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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      The bears spent a life behind bars

      Two of the last remaining restaurant bears

      FOUR PAWS set to rehome the bears promptly

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      Our cruelty-free holiday guide

      FOUR PAWS shares how to have an animal-friendly holiday with these simple steps

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      War Lions, survivors of conflicts in Iraq and Syria, are visited by their savior one year later

      Dr. Amir Khalil reunites with animals he rescued on FOUR PAWS missions

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      War lion from Syria finally found a companion

      FOUR PAWS plans to socialize rescued lions with others in South Africa

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      The ultimate fight against deadly rabies in Myanmar

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

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      August 10th is International Lion Day

      From king of the jungle to a traded skeleton, FOUR PAWS urges South Africa to stop the breeding of lions

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      International Win for Animal Welfare and Public Health

      Indonesian Government Announces Ban on Dog and Cat Meat after Ground Breaking Public Pressure

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      Shocking Investigation Finds Tigers for Sale in Europe

      FOUR PAWS research and police raid Czech facility, uncover ruthless, illegal tiger trade

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      FOUR PAWS Opens Orangutan FOREST SCHOOL in Borneo

      First orangutan students attend “classes” in the rainforest

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      Hurricane Season Starts in 2 Weeks, Is Your Family Prepared?

      FOUR PAWS offers tips for staying safe during emergencies

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      Working Elephants Now Have Oasis for Rehab and Retirement

      Former logging elephants, orphaned and injured animals, will be rehabilitated at new FOUR PAWS sanctuary

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      3 Little Bears, Found in Bulgaria, Head to Bear School in Greece

      Orphaned cubs cling to one another, rescued just in time

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      A Cake the Size of a Lion

      Huge lion cake displayed in South Africa designed to highlight lion crisis

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      30,000 Dogs and Cats Vaccinated in One Month

      Early results in fight against rabies in Myanmar; FOUR PAWS now sets 50,000 vaccination goal

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      Statement of Four Paws US Director, Robert Ware, in response to a tagged “big tusk” elephant being shot in trophy hunt near Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe

      In response to a tagged “big tusk” elephant being shot in trophy hunt near Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe

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      Easter Bunnies Are Not Gifts

      Think twice before you buy a holiday pet

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      Statement in response to dog death on United Airlines flight

      The tragic loss of life could have been avoided

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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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      War Lions, who survived conflicts in Iraq and Syria, get new home in South Africa

      Animals given life- long care in species appropriate home

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      Lion cubs, victims of inbreeding, find new home in Dutch countryside

      FOUR PAWS moves the animals from illegal zoo to specialized sancutary

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