Four Paws

Support FOUR PAWS' sanctuaries 

FOUR PAWS provides a safe home for wildlife such as big cats, bears, orangutans and elephants rescued from non-species-appropriate keeping conditions around the world.

Giving animals a second chance in life

The FOUR PAWS SANCTUARIES offer a safe haven for rescued animals, providing animals from all over the world a life-long home in a near-natural habitat. In our sanctuaries, we provide our animals with a second chance to live the life that was meant for them.

After being rescued, many of our animals go through a mental and physical transition and transformation as they have been deprived of their natural needs and instincts for many years.

At our sanctuaries, we ensure that the process from their previous life transitions safely, with full attention to their physical and behavioural needs.


We operate ten animal sanctuaries around the world, based in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Ukraine, Kosovo and Bulgaria; including LIONSROCK our big cat sanctuary in South Africa, home to more than 100 rescued big cats, and our BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Bihn in Vietnam with more than 30 former bile bears under our care.

Your support today could make a significant impact!

Your donation ensures that all our animals will have the care and supplies they need, from urgent emergency care when they arrive to every day needs such as food, ponds and enrichment. 

Could you help keep our animals in sanctuaries safe and happy?

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Could you help support the rescued animals in our sanctuaries?

With gift aid, your gift of £1 could be worth £1.25 at no extra cost to you.

I understand you will reclaim the tax I've paid on this donation, any I've made in the past four years and any I may make in the future.

To qualify for Gift Aid, I must pay as much UK income and/or captial gains tax as FOUR PAWS UK and the other organisaitons I support claims on my behalf in each tax year.

This is currently 25p on every £1 that I donate. If I pay less tax, I'm responsible for paying the difference. Gift Aid will help fund FOUR PAWS' general work. I can cancel this declaration at any time.

DISCLAIMER: This appeal is an example of a FOUR PAWS project. Donations are spent around the world and wherever the need is greatest to help animals in need. The information that you provide will be held by FOUR PAWS UK. For information on how FOUR PAWS UK processes personal data, please see our privacy policy.
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