animal abuse, animal welfare, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, PeTA, Tierquälerei, Tierschutz

Can an Animal Live Without Skin?

Photo: PeTA

Photo: PeTA

What a stupid question you might think. But most people never think about this when they buy new shoes, a stylish handbag or look for a matching belt. All the leather is made from animal skin and there is no pleasant way of getting this skin.

We are fortunate, though, since nowadays there are many alternatives to leather, you only need to check before you buy that fun jacket in the window.

“PETA is known for its campaigns against slaughterhouses and the fur industry, but many people have never considered the plight of animals used for leather. Every year, the global leather industry slaughters more than a billion animals, including goats and even dogs and cats. Take a look at our photos and videos from inside the leather trade and see if you can ever look at leather the same way again.”

Read more here and find alternatives to leather

http://www.peta.org/features/leather-industry/?utm_campaign=100314&utm_source=PETA%20E-Mail&utm_medium=E-News

Thank you for spreading the word on animal awareness!

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