Meet our rescued bears

Rescue Frol and Frosia

Rescue Frol and Frosia

Oct 2020 - Domazhyr

Born for entertainment, these two restaurant bears knew nothing else – now they begin a new life! 

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Rescue Bear Cub

Jun 2019 - Prishtina

FOUR PAWS rescues orphaned bear cub from basement

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Rescue Luna

Nov 2016 - Müritz


One of Europe’s saddest bears rescued

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Rescue Amelia & Meimo

Jan 2019 - Arosa

Two new residents at Arosa Bear Sanctuary, Switzerland

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7 bile bears rescued

Rescue of 7 Bile Bears

Nov 2020 - Ninh Binh

Asiatic black bears La, Lam, Sang, Dua, Khe, Oi and Xoai begin their new lives at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh 

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Bear Teddy in a tiny cage

Rescue Teddy

Nov 2020 - Belitsa

Bear Teddy gets the life he deserves at DANCING BEARS PARK Belitsa!

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Asiatic black bear Thu

Rescue Thu

Oct 2020 - Ninh Binh

With 15 years of suffering behind her, the Asiatic black bear begins her new life

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Bear Napa

Rescue Napa

Jul 2018 - Arosa

After a long journey the first bear moved in Arosa Bear Sanctuary

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Rescue Leo and Melanka

Rescue Leo and Melanka

Sep 2020 - Domazhyr

Both bears rescued after 14 long years in a barren cage

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Rescued bear cub Mochi

Rescue Mochi, Nara, and Nikko

May 2020 - Ninh Binh

Three bear cubs saved in Vietnam from illegal wildlife traders

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Rescue Anya and Frankie

Rescue Anya and Frankie

Aug 2020 - Domazhyr

A long life of happiness awaits them

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Bear Riku to DANCING BEARS PARK Belitsa

Rescue Riku

Dec 2016 - Belitsa

FOUR PAWS brings Albanian bear Riku to DANCING BEARS PARK Belitsa

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Bear Jeta

Rescue Jeta

Aug 2017 - Belitsa

New home for one of Europe's saddest bears

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Cuc and Nhai, a life behind bars

Rescue Daisy and Jasmine

May 2020 - Ninh Binh

After 18 years behind bars, Daisy and Jasmine get rescued to a new life

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Bear Ben in a tiny cage

Rescue Ben

Dec 2019 - Ninh Binh

He suffered almost three decades in a tiny, filthy cage

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Dasha and Lelya at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

Rescue Dasha and Lelya

Oct 2019 - Domazhyr

They have spent most of their lives in a small concrete cage, unable to express their natural behavior

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Confiscated Bear in a cage

Rescue Freddie

Dec 2019 - Ninh Binh

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

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Rescue Mi and Tam

Jan 2019 - Ninh Binh

Two bear cubs saved from illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam

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Bear Misha at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

Rescue Misha

Nov 2019 - Domazhyr

First steps in his new life

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Bear in cage

Rescue Suzana and Bruno

Jul 2019 - Belitsa

FOUR PAWS transferred two brown bears to cooperation partner Bear Refuge Kuterevo in Croatia

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Rescue Rocco

Jun 2019 - Müritz

FOUR PAWS rescues bears from a tiny cage in Albania

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Rescue Lili, Lulu and Lac

May 2019 - Ninh Binh

The impromptu rescue of three nameless Asiatic black bears 

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Rescue Chuoi, Tao and Le

May 2019 - Ninh Binh

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

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Rescue Keo, Lim, Dieu, San and Khoai Lang

Mar 2019 - Ninh Binh

Five bears rescued from agonising conditions in Vietnam

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Rescue Laska

Feb 2019 - Domazhyr

FOUR PAWS rescues Ukrainian baiting bear

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Bears Hoa Lan and Hoa Tra

Rescue Hoa Lan and Hoa Tra

Aug 2018 - Ninh Binh

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

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Bear Kvitka

Rescue Kvitka

Jun 2018 - Domazhyr

Fighting bear Kvitka rescued from Ukrainian hunting station

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Bear Tyson

Rescue Tyson

Oct 2017 - Domazhyr

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

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Bear Mashutka

Rescue Mashutka

Nov 2017 - Domazhyr

FOUR PAWS rescues Ukrainian fighting bear 

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Bears Long and Trang

Rescue Long and Trang

Nov 2018 - Ninh Binh

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

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Bear Manya

Rescue Manya

Oct 2017 - Domazhyr

Ukrainian restaurant bear rescued by FOUR PAWS

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Bears May and Binh Yen

Rescue May and Binh Yen

Apr 2018 - Ninh Binh

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

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Succesfull-Campaign-Albania

Twenty bears start a new life at last

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First Bear Rescue in Vietnam

Nhi Nho, Thai Van and Thai Giang now live in BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh 

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Rescue Potap

Jul 2017 - Domazhyr

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

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Rescue Dushi

Oct 2018 - Müritz

A new beginning for bear Dushi at our BEAR SANCTUARY Müritz

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Bear at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

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