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Four Paws Guides

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

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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Dog and his owner

Pet Owners Can Help Their Fearful Pets

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

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Cat looking scared

Fireworks Are Frightening to Pets

Your pet and fireworks: what you need to know

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Scared dog

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

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

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Zoe was rescued from a fur farm

Shopping Guide for Animal-Friendly Fashion

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

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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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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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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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Child with a lamb

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

A guide for pet owners

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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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dog get petted by his owner

Clicker training for Pets

Encouraging positive behavior through positive reinforcement

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Happy dog

Dogs and Their Needs

Guide for dog owners: What does my dog need?

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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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Cat Rosie, SAC Cambodia 2020

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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