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BEAR Sanctuary Domazhyr

BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr is situated in Western Ukraine, near Lviv, in the UNESCO Roztochya Biosphere Reserve. The overall land area reserved for the sanctuary comprises approx. 20 hectares. The sanctuary provides the bears with a close-to-nature environment suitable for their species-specific needs.

OUR BEARS

Fifteen bears live at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr. Most have a sad life behind them.

BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

The FOUR PAWS BEAR SANCTUARY in Ukraine 

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Rescue of brown bear Luna

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 Brown bear Bodia playing in the pond

Our Standards of Care

FOUR PAWS BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr, Ukraine

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  • 15

    rescued bears have found a home.

  • 11 ha

    of freedom for mistreated bears.

  • 2017

    The sanctuary has been open for visitors since October 2017.

  • Coffee shop

    We offer drinks and food to visitors.

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