One vet was going about his business in rural Romania when he saw something that broke his heart. There in a field was a horse that was chained at the legs. And after the vet had done all that he could to help the animal, the grateful horse’s reaction was touching.
Founded in Austria in 1988, Four Paws is an animal welfare charity that operates worldwide. Areas that the organization works in include the United States and Australia as well as many countries across Europe. It also runs sanctuaries for rescued circus bears and captive lions.
Through a range of campaigns and projects, the charity aims to improve the lives of animals across the globe. Its ultimate goal is to create a world in which all creatures are respected and understood. To do so, Four Paws hopes to provide a voice for the vulnerable animals that cannot speak for themselves.