Group Seeks to Ban Chinese Fur Trade with Australia
OCTOBER 6, 2011
Humane Society International (HSI) called on Wednesday for a ban on the fur trade to Australia. Verna Simpson, director for Asia Pacific of HIS, estimated about 10 million domestic dogs in China are killed yearly for their fur. GRUESOME! Excerpted from the International Business Times. The call was issued after the animal rights group discovered that the fur were sourced from the raccoon dog in China, ABC Radio Australia reports.