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There are constantly new developments in our dog and cat meat campaign. Here you can find all press releases, updates and background information:

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Closing a House of Horror for Dogs in Cambodia

Together, we have saved millions of dogs from slaughter


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Slaughterhouse minivan carrying 61 dogs seized in Cambodia

FOUR PAWS steps in to assist Cambodian authorities in first ever interception of dogs being taken for the dog meat trade


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Cat slaughterhouse closure in Vietnam

Cat Slaughterhouse Closure in Vietnam

A glimmer of hope for cats that are victims of a brutal trade in Southeast Asia 


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FOUR PAWS closes a cat meat restaurant and slaughterhouse in Vietnam

25 animals rescued before brutal slaughter in the country’s so-called cat meat capital


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Smush Saving the World: A Famous Cat Saving Her Own

FOUR PAWS partners with influencer to #FightForCats and end the cat meat trade in Southeast Asia


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1 Million Act to #ProtectMillions!

Petition to end the dog and cat meat trade in Southeast Asia reaches milestone


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From Cage to California

Dogs saved from Cambodian meat trade, Take “Freedom Flights” to U.S. for Adoption


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Key tourism operators join the fight against the dog and cat meat trade in Southeast Asia

FOUR PAWS reveals impact of the dog and cat meat trade on tourism at World Travel Market event 


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Video Gallery

Learn more about the cruel trade in Southeast Asia


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A Report on the Cat Meat Trade in Vietnam

FOUR PAWS and Change For Animals Foundation release a ground-breaking, new report that uncovers the insidious cat meat trade in Vietnam.


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FOUR PAWS shuts down dog slaughterhouse in Cambodia critical to the trade

FOUR PAWS shuts down dog slaughterhouse in Cambodia critical to the trade

Thousands of dogs are spared a gruesome death by drowning, choking, and asphyxiation


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Help to Close a Second Dog Meat Slaughterhouse in Cambodia

#TheirFightIsOurFight: An opportunity to prevent the deaths of thousands of dogs


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The cat meat trade in Vietnam

Special dish 'Little Tiger': The rampant cat meat trade in Vietnam

Over one million cats are killed for their meat every year as part of the cruel and hidden trade, FOUR PAWS and Change For Animals Foundation reports


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Dogs in cages at a dog meat trader in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap, first Cambodian province to ban dog meat

Local government takes action after FOUR PAWS year-long investigation of industry  


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Dog meat festival takes place in China despite new regulation that protects dogs

FOUR PAWS regards the celebrations in Yulin as a threat to animals and public health


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Timeline of our activities and achievements

FOUR PAWS is committed to bringing an end to the cruel dog and cat meat trade in Southeast Asia 


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China bans the selling of dog and cat meat

FOUR PAWS calls on the Governments of Cambodia, Indonesia and Vietnam to follow China’s example


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Dog and cat meat trade in the time of the COVID-19 epidemic in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

While China bans dog and cat meat, trade in Southeast Asia is thriving

While China bans dog and cat meat, trade in Southeast Asia is thriving 


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Ten million dogs and cats are slaughtered for their meat in Southeast Asia yearly

According to new FOUR PAWS report, trade continues to thrive despite severe risk to public health 


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A FOUR PAWS report on the dog and cat meat trade in the Southeast Asia

A report on the dog and cat meat trade in the Southeast Asia and recommendations to end the trade


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Video: The nightmare of pet owners 

Across Southeast Asia, this is a reality for millions of dogs and cats that get stolen and killed for the dog and cat meat trade. Watch it now!


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The Dangers of Live Animal Markets

The closure of these markets to protect people and animals is essential


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A Journey Across the World to Escape the Dog Meat Trade

6 Lucky Survivors Rescued, Find New Life in the U.S.


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Austrian journalist accompanies operation in dog slaughterhouse

Denise Zöhrer looks where others turn away


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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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The Beauty of adoption!

Adopting a pet is a wonderful process 


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FOUR PAWS shuts down dog slaughterhouse in Cambodia

6 Dogs Already Rescued from Slaughter in Cambodia, Flown to the U.S. 


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FOUR PAWS Southeast Asia Partnership Program

An active cooperation for stray animals care


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Ground Zero of the Cambodian Dog Meat Trade

A moments decision between life or death: Neary and Sopol get a second chance!


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