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help the saddest bears in Ukraine!

Thanks to the work of FOUR PAWS, using bears for training hunting dogs has been banned in the Ukraine since 2015. Nevertheless, bears are still abused whether illegally on hunting stations or legally as attractions next to restaurants, hotels and in recreational parks.

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Our work at a glance

Timeline of Our Activities and Achievements

Our mission to help fighting bears in the Ukraine

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Domazhyr Bear Sanctuary

FOUR PAWS' BEAR SANCTUARY in the Ukraine 

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Our Plans for Ukraine

2023 should see the end of the cruel keeping of bears on hunting stations

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  • 15

    bears have been successfully rescued by FOUR PAWS

  • around 80

    bears are being kept in poor conditions

  • around 15-18

    bears are still being illegally abused as fighting bears

  • Since 2012

    FOUR PAWS has been active in the Ukraine

FOUR paws rescues animals in distress

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Rescue Anya and Frankie

A long life of happiness awaits them

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Rescue Anya and Frankie

Rescue Dasha and Lelya

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

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Rescue Dasha and Lelya

Rescue Misha

First steps in his new life

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A new life for Laska

Bear number 11 in BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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FOUR PAWS saves fighting bear Kvitka

She now lives in the BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

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No more fighting

FOUR PAWS rescues Ukrainian fighting bear Mashutka

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Bear Potap is safe at last!

A touching rescue story

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Bär rollt im Gras herum, hat Spaß.

Bear Manya is finally free!
 

This exceptionally big bear is enjoying her new life at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr 
 

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Bär schwimmt im Wasser.

Peace for Tyson

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

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