Angora Rabbit Shearing in New Zealand, $75 bucks.

You may’ve already seen PETA’s horrific video of live Angora rabbits being plucked in China (warning this video is very graphic). . The abominable treatment of these rabbits has caused shockwaves around the world and PETA has called on retailers and consumers to stop buying Angora products. New Zealand has got something of a reputation…

Vivisection and Animal Welfare Standards in New Zealand

Against a background of Swine Flu’s origin in intensive pig farming,  the New Zealand pork industry was again drawn into sharp relief  (see NZ Herald and TVNZ reports) when TVNZ’s ‘Sunday’ programme showed shocking footage of pigs kept in cramped stalls unable to turn round, the long term usage of sow stalls and distressed animals…