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Cuddling With Pets

Snuggling is not only good for us, but also for the animals we share our lives with

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Travelling With Your Dog by Car

Guide for Dog Owners: How to drive your dog relaxed in the car

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Travelling With Your Cat

Not every cat is suited to be taken on a trip

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Pets in Hot Weather

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

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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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Removing Cat Hair

Advice for cat owners: how to remove cat hair and prevent excessive shedding

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Moulting: Dogs & Cats

Advice for pet owners: expect a 'hairy' spring and autumn

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Pets and heatwaves in Australia: Make a safety plan today

A guide on how you can prepare a pet emergency plan

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Protect Guinea Pigs from Summer Heat

The importance of keeping guinea pigs cool in the summer

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Avoid the puppy scam

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FOUR PAWS survey: Australians victim to puppy scams

Survey finds Australian puppy scammers profiteering from animal abuse.

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Puppy Scams on the Rise in Australia

Australians are being left heartbroken and out of pocket by these sophisticated puppy scams

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Questions to Ask When Buying a Puppy

Simply asking the right questions can be the best way to avoid the risks of the unscrupulous puppy trade  

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What You Need to Know About Online Puppy Sellers

The most common tricks to avoid when looking for a puppy

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Bella

Bella's Story

Without her vital vaccinations, Bella fell ill with canine parvovirus and her family did everything they could to save her

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Poppy

Poppy's Story

After 8 long months of emotional turmoil and stress, dog owner Christine is still dealing with the ramifications of the puppy trade

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The Puppy Trade in Australia

 The dirty and cruel business of treating dogs like a "commodity"

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10 Tips to Recognise a Responsible Puppy Seller.

FOUR PAWS advice on what to look out for when you are buying a puppy 

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End the Dog and Cat Meat Trade

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The Big Cats Trade

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Pandemics and Animal Welfare

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The Fur Trade: Deadly. Deceitful. Cruel.

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FOUR PAWS Sanctuaries

Bear Cuc BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

A FOUR PAWS project in Vietnam since 2017

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Orangutan Eska at the ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL

ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL

A FOUR PAWS cooperation in Borneo since 2018

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Lioness Neida at LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary

LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary

A FOUR PAWS project in South Africa since 2006

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Tigress Dehli at FELIDA Big Cat Sanctuary

FELIDA Big Cat Sanctuary

Our FOUR PAWS wild animal project in the Netherlands since 2014

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Bear Ruta taking a bath at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

The FOUR PAWS forever home for abused brown bears in Ukraine since 2016

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Bear Erich at BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach

BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach

A FOUR PAWS project for abused bears in Austria since 1998

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Bear Luna at BEAR SANCTUARY Müritz

BEAR SANCTUARY Müritz

A FOUR PAWS project in Germany since 2006

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Bear Pashuk at BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina

BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina

A FOUR PAWS project in Kosovo since 2013

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Bear Amelia at Arosa Bear Sanctuary

Arosa Bear Sanctuary

A cooperation project between FOUR PAWS and Arosa tourism in Switzerland since 2011

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Bear Standy at Belitsa

BEAR SANCTUARY Belitsa

A FOUR PAWS cooperation project in Bulgaria since 2000

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Tigress Varvara at TIERART Wild Animal Sanctuary

TIERART Wild Animal Sanctuary

A cooperation between FOUR PAWS and Tierart e.V. in Germany since 2013

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Lioness at Al Ma'Wa for Nature & Wildlife

Al Ma'wa for Nature & Wildlife

A cooperation project between the Princess Alia Foundation and FOUR PAWS in Jordan since 2011

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Minerva's owl at the OWL & BIRDS OF PREY RESCUE STATION Haringsee

OWL & BIRDS OF PREY RESCUE STATION Haringsee

A FOUR PAWS project in Austria since 2016

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Tigress VARVARA at TIERART 2019

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