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Fur Protector wants your Hair on a Postcard of Shame

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 13-12-2013 14:39 | Category: Animal rights



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“We can help you if you need someone else’s fur” is the motto in the latest campaign from the Dutch Bont voor Dieren (Fur for Animals).
They have made more than 100,000 postcards, available for free. The text in the white circle: Paste your own hair.

The recipient is Gaastra clothing. Gaastra use fur from raccoon dogs from Finland for fur collars.
Raccoon dogs are born in farms and live in wire steel cages. Once the animals have a thick winter coat they are slain by anal electrocution. Only the fur of the raccoon dog is used, the rest of the animal is discarded.

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