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animal rescues & Success stories

FOUR PAWS helps animals under direct human influence.

 
Lion Ivan-Asen in FELDIA 2018

Rescue Ivan-Asen

Rescued from a zoo in Bulgaria and brought to our Big Cat Centre FELIDA

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Brown bear Lady M.

Rescue Lady M.

After many years of 'dancing', this girl can spend her days in peace 

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Dancing Bears Svetla and Mima in chains

Rescue Svetla and Mima

They 'danced' all their lives for tourists 

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Veronica suffered from a severe skin infection

Rescue Veronica

Suffering from a severe skin disease and starvation, Veronica was a sad sight and needed urgent help

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Bear Violeta enjoys her life

Rescue Violeta

Some wounds remain scars forever, but kindness can transform a gentle bear

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Dog Sor and Pitch

Rescue Sor and Pich

Part of our Mission to help the stray animals on Silk Island

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Lion Lenci in FELIDA

Rescue Lenci

This lion is a true fighter, finding his way from 'Europe's worst zoo' to a happy life

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Dog Mia - 3 month old

Rescue Mia

A sweet and gentle soul - hit by a car and left to die - Mia now has a future

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Local activist, taking the dogs to safety on the back of his motorbike

Rescue Rum and Cola

Rescued from the dog meat trade in Vietnam

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Dog Kitty sitting

Rescue Kitty

Thailand's Forgotten Dogs Program saved her life

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Bear Ben in a tiny cage

Rescue Ben

He suffered almost three decades in a tiny, filthy cage

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Dog Whitey suffered from skin infection

Rescue Whitey

Heartlessly dumped on the streets of Thailand, he was left to fend for himself

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Lion Bobby in FELIDA

Rescue Bobby

Lion Bobby is settled and relaxed at his home in our FELIDA Big Cat Centre. 

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Lions Masoud and Terez

Rescue Masoud and Terez

Two Bulgarian lion cubs find a new home in our Big Cat Centre FELIDA

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Biggest Bile Bear Rescue

Suffering bears find a species-appropriate and safe home

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Rescue Mi and Tam

Two bear cubs saved from illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam

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Confiscated Bear in a cage

Rescue Freddie

The story of a bear, confiscated from the backseat of a taxi

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Rescue Misha

First steps in his new life

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Puma in the enclosure

Rescue Tikam

A victim of the wildcat trade in Europe

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51 dogs rescued from the dog meat trade in Vietnam

Asia Canine Protection Alliance helps provide medical care for confiscated dogs 

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Rescue Jackson

Rescued fox Jackson shares new home with fellow rescued foxes

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Rescue Sunface

A miracle called Sunface 

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Rescue Buttercup

How a wheelchair changed this little furball's life

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Rescue Moo

FOUR PAWS was able to turn his life around

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Rescue Motan and Pisa

Motan and Pisa have settled in incredibly well at our project LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary & Lodge! 

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Rescue Sopol and Neary

The dramatic rescue of Neary and Sopol

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Rescue Bobby

Compassion saved Bobby's life, after he was sold to the dog meat trade

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Rescue Meow

FOUR PAWS is helping Meow recover and find a safe, loving home

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Rescue Cinta

FOUR PAWS and the Dog Meat Free Indonesia (DMFI) Coalition rescued victim from dog meat traders

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Rescue Lili, Lulu and Lac

The impromptu rescue of three nameless Asiatic black bears 

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Bear Andri in Prishtina

Rescue Bear Cub

FOUR PAWS rescues orphaned bear cub from basement  

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Rescue Rocco

FOUR PAWS rescues bears from a tiny cage in Albania

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Rescue Chuoi, Tao and Le

Chuoi, Tao and Le were successfully rescued out of their cage for the last time

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Rescue Dushi

A new beginning for bear Dushi at our BEAR SANCTUARY Müritz

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Rescue Caruso

As you know, this beautiful tiger moved from our FELIDA Big Cat Centre to LIONSROCK in March this year

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Rescue Keo, Lim, Dieu, San and Khoai Lang

Five bears rescued from agonising conditions in Vietnam

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Rescue Laska

FOUR PAWS rescues Ukrainian baiting bear

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Rescue Jeta

New home for one of Europe's saddest bears

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Rescue Riku

FOUR PAWS brings Albanian bear Riku to DANCING BEARS PARK Belitsa

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Rescue Luna


One of Europe’s saddest bears rescued

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Rescue Hoa Lan and Hoa Tra

FOUR PAWS rescues a further pair of abused bears caged for over 12 years

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Rescue May and Binh Yen

FOUR PAWS ends the keeping of bile bears in Ninh Binh province

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Rescue Mashutka

FOUR PAWS rescues Ukrainian fighting bear 

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Rescue Manya

Ukrainian restaurant bear rescued by FOUR PAWS

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Rescue Kvitka

Fighting bear Kvitka rescued from Ukrainian hunting station

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Rescue Tyson

One of 'Europe’s saddest bears' gets a new home at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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Rescue Potap

Potap is now able to enjoy a peaceful life in a near-natural environment.

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Rescue Long and Trang

Two bears are in safety and one more Vietnamese province has no more bile bear farms

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Rescue Nhi Nho

A former bile bear, suffering from stress disorder, enlarged adrenal glands and with two missing front paws, is finally rescued.

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Rescue Shuri and Babies

Shuri and her babies were spared a brutal end, avoiding being served as the popular dish 'Little Tiger'

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