Rights groups criticize use of dog skin in China

By Natalie Thomas and Megha Rajagopalan WUJI, China/BEIJING (Reuters) – Dog skin produced by Chinese factories is used to make gloves, shoes and other products destined for export, footage provided to Reuters by an animal rights group shows. China has faced criticism for its treatment of animals, including bears, whose bile is used in traditional medicines. Tigers are also bred and killed, in some areas, for their pelts and bones. …

December 18, 2014 2:45 pm

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