Are animals skinned alive for fur?
Where do most furs come from?
How do they get fur for coats?
Are animals killed for fur?
Where do mink coats come from?
What animal does mink come from?
Minks are carnivorous mammals in the weasel family native to North America. Their silky fur has kept people warm since at least the 11th century. “A mink coat is the coat to many women—and to growing numbers of men,” says Fur Commission USA, the United States’ primary fur trade organization.
Why should we ban fur?
What does PETA stand for?
Is it ethical to wear fur?
How are fur animals killed?
To preserve the pelts, animals on fur farms are killed by inhumane methods, such as gassing and head-to-tail electrocution. Fox and raccoon dogs are generally electrocuted through the mouth and anus; a method with potential to inflict severe pain and distress on the animal.