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Four Paws Guides

Our guides offer numerous tips and useful information for everyday life with an animal.

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Feeding Birds in Winter

How you can help the little visitors in the cold season

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Shopping Guide for Animal-Friendly Fashion

From wool to down – have a heart for animals when shopping 

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Rasberry bushes

Animal-Friendly Gardening In Autumn

How to prepare your flora so it's fauna-friendly for winter

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Dog and cat

Are You Ready to Become a Fosterer?

A foster parent’s guide

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How you can Become a Fosterer

Foster parent’s guide

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Mindful Walks With Your Dog

Eliminating distractions while walking with your canine companion can be beneficial to you both

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Squirrel in Need

Guide for animal lovers: tips for saving baby squirrels 

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Dogs

Dangerous Foods for Dogs

Many foods that are harmless to humans can be deadly to your companion 

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Dangerous Foods for Cats

A guide to keeping your furry friend happy and healthy

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Harvest Mites in Pets

Tiny creature, irritating bite – how pet owners can protect their furry friends

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Dementia in Pets

How to recognize the disease and what you can do for your pet

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Animal Welfare and Tourism

Animal Welfare and Tourism

Selfies with bears in chains or petting lion cubs? Animal welfare issues to watch out for while on vacation

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Pools are a danger to animals

Swimming Pools Pose a Danger to Pets and Wildlife!

Having a swimming pool is fun, but there are risks for animals that can be prevented

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Traveling with a Dog

How to plan and prepare for a trip with your furry friend

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Dogs outside on a hot day

Pets in Hot Weather

What pet owners should know to keep their four-legged friends safe

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Dog in a car on a sunny day

Could Your Car Become a Heat Trap?

Why you should never leave your dog in the car in warm weather

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Pet Owners Can Help Their Fearful Pets

How can fear, anxiety and phobia be prevented or eased? 

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Fireworks Are Frightening to Pets

Your pet and fireworks: what you need to know

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Separation Anxiety in Dogs

What can you do if your dog doesn’t like being left home alone? 

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Lamb in a field

Disasters and Farm Animals: Are You Ready?

This guide will help you and your livestock get prepared for when disaster strikes

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Pig in pig farm

Emergencies and Abuse in Animal Husbandry – What to Do

FOUR PAWS gives tips on what to do as a witness of farm animal suffering

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Happy and healthy Dushi

The Transformation of a Rescued Wild Animal

After being rescued, many of our animals go through a mental and physical transformation

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How to Wear it Kind

Quick tips to support more compassion in fashion

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Tips for a Loving Mother's Day

9 animal-friendly Mothers Day ideas that come from the heart

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Dog in transport crate

Ukraine: How to Cross the Border With Pets

Leaving the country with your dog, cat, or other pets 

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Dog in the snow

Pets in Winter

Keeping your four-legged friends happy and safe in the cold season

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Enrichment for Big Cats

Enrichment for Big Cats

An important part of animal management in humane care, allowing them to act out natural species behavior 

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Travelling with your dog by car

Traveling With Your Dog by Car

Guide for Dog Owners: How to have a relaxed road trip with your dog

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Tips For Animal-friendly Easter

Some Easter traditions and treats may hide cruelty behind them

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Dog panting in the heat

Fake Animal Rescue Videos

How to spot orchestrated animal rescues  

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Kitten in the garden

Preparing Your Garden for Spring and Your Pets

FOUR PAWS' guides on how to make your garden safe for animals

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Dog at Home

Q&As: Pets and Coronavirus

Information for pet owners

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Cat at home

Emergency Plan for Pet Owners during COVID-19

What happens to my pet if I am ill or hospitalized?

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Disasters and your pets: Are you ready?

This guide will help you and your family get prepared

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Pet cat sleeping

COVID-19: Ways to Help Animals and People while at home

You can still show your love for animals while staying safe at home! 

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Enrichment in BEAR SANCTUARY

Enrichment for Bears

Search game for children – Dushi needs support!

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Clicker training for Pets

Encouraging positive behavior through positive reinforcement

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Halloween Can Be Scary for Pets too

A guide for pet owners to survive the spooky season!

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Happy dog

Dogs and Their Needs

Guide for dog owners: What does my dog need?

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Foster dog

How Fostering Helps to Save Lives

A win for the shelter, the animal and you!

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Cat

Cat Fun in Autumn

How to keep your pet busy and entertained during the cozy fall season

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Checklist: Getting a Pet

A guide for future pet owners

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Getting a Dog?

Things to consider before getting a dog

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Getting a Cat?

Things to consider before getting a cat

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Dogs in Autumn

Guide for dog owners

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