Is fur an ethical clothing choice?

Is fur an ethical clothing choice?

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Many factors influence whether a particular clothing choice may be considered to be ethically or morally acceptable.  They include: the…
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Are animals skinned alive for fur?

Are animals skinned alive for fur?

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  Absolutely not. The only “evidence” for this often repeated claim is a horrific video on the internet. Produced by…
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Does trapping endanger species?

Does trapping endanger species?

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  Ryan & Minette Kole, trappers (British Columbia, Canada): That’s pretty well impossible with today’s strict, government-regulated trapping seasons and…
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Are farmed animals killed humanely?

Are farmed animals killed humanely?

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  Farmed mink are usually euthanized with carbon monoxide (CO) gas that very quickly renders the animals irreversibly unconscious. From…
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Are farmed mink raised only for their fur?

Are farmed mink raised only for their fur?

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  Answer by : Dan Mullen, President of Nova Scotia Mink Breeders Association Further information Crabbing tips (mink carcasses are…
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How are farmed foxes killed?

How are farmed foxes killed?

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“The method of euthanasia on a fox is done by electrocution, and it’s been studied to no end and found…
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How have foothold traps been made more humane?

How have foothold traps been made more humane?

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Over the years trappers have sought to improve their traps so they would be both humane and capture-efficient. Today, foothold…
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Are farmed mink treated humanely?

Are farmed mink treated humanely?

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The US mink industry operates under a strict set of guidelines for best management practices. There is a myriad of…
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Is it ethical to raise animals for fur?

Is it ethical to raise animals for fur?

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A veterinarian answers: While most people eat meat, some suggest that using animals for other purposes may be less defensible….
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Is trapping cruel?

Is trapping cruel?

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Answered by biologists. The whole principle of carrying capacity is that if you let animals flood their environment they are…
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Is it humane to keep farmed mink in cages?

Is it humane to keep farmed mink in cages?

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Scientific research established cage sizes to ensure that mink are provided with a comfortable living space in a farm environment….
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