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Negative impact of fur farms on local residents revealed by new Polish research

POLAND, 20 NOVEMBER 2018 – A new Polish research report paints an alarming picture of the impact of fur farms on surrounding local communities. The report, published by Polish socio-economic research institute ZOBSiE and commissioned by Otwarte Klatki, was the result of a qualitative research based on in-depth interviews with citizens in three Polish municipalities

Lucky seventeen – foxes rescued from cruel Polish fur farms

Seventeen foxes rescued from Polish fur farm

Cruel conditions revealed on a fox fur farm in Raciborsk, near Wieliczka. Seventeen foxes were rescued by the Open Cages Association. The foxes will be taken care of by animal shelters all over Poland. POLAND, 3 APRIL 2017 – The end of March, an animal welfare organization in Cracow discovered a small fox farm along with an

Polish zoo opens sanctuary for injured foxes from fur farms

Poznan zoo adopt rescued foxes from fur farms

POLAND, 17 JANUARY 2017 – Cyryl and Ferdinand, the two injured foxes that were rescued from Polish fur farms, are settling in their new sanctuary in the Poznan Zoo. Last year November the zoo, in cooperation with Polish Fur Free Alliance member Otwarte Klatki (Open Cages), opened a new outside enclosure for the two foxes to recover from their

Severe animal cruelty on Polish fur farms revealed

Cruelty polish fur farm

7 DECEMBER 2016 – For two months, an employee of a fur farm in Masanów, Poland, observed and recorded his everyday work, which included numerous cases of cruelty to animals. The farm breeds over 80,000 American minks each year, and in autumn they are killed and skinned for fur. The recordings from the investigation have

LPP quits natural fur!

lpp quits fur

POLAND, 20 SEPTEMBER 2016 – LPP – the biggest clothing company in Poland, managing brands Reserved, Tallinder, Mohito, Cropp, House and Sinsay, resigned from the use of natural furs. Starting with the season autumn/winter 2016, the collections of all 6 brands will be completely free from this material. This decision was influenced by the expectations

Polish zoo adopts injured fox rescued from fur farm

Ferdinand rescued fox

POLAND, 12 SEPTEMBER 2016 – After a recent veterinary inspection a gravely injured silver fox was taken away from a Polish fur farm in Chodzież. The rescued fox, named Ferdinand, was examined by University Centre of Veterinary Medicine clinic in Poznań and found to suffer from grave skin problems and serious injuries. In an unexpected turn of events, the

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