5 ways to help animals during the lockdown

Are you stuck for things to do during the lockdown?  Here are 5 quick tasks to keep you busy and help the animals.. 1. Sign our letter calling for Norway to end its cruel seal hunt The Norwegian government has announced that the seal hunt can be conducted without an animal welfare inspector onboard this year. The reason is said to be risk of COVID-19.  Among the crews to go hunting
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3 reasons to donate to the campaign against the cruel fur trade

The fur trade thinks that the Covid-19 crisis will stop us campaigning to save animals. Prove them wrong. Donate today. You might have seen that the fur trade’s mentality was recently expressed in a fur industry propaganda blog, which shockingly described the coronavirus crisis as a ‘small silver lining’ and ‘an opportunity’ for the fur trade, with animal protection organisations unable to mount effective campaigns. Let’s show them a thing
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Anger as Norway allows seal hunt with no animal welfare inspectors

The Norwegian government has announced that the seal hunt can be conducted without an animal welfare inspector onboard this year. The reason is said to be risk of COVID-19.  Among the crews to go hunting without inspection this year are crew members who have been convicted of animal cruelty after several offences during seal hunting in 2009. In 2010 these crew members received some of the highest fines ever given for animal
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Desperate Saga Furs Moves Fur Auction Online With Humiliating Results

Saga Furs, the major fur auction house owned by the Finnish fur industry, has released a statement announcing plans to lay off all of its staff for a three month period. The company has also admitted that its financial results will again be ‘in the negative’. The news comes as Saga Furs conducts its fur auction online, having been forced to abandon staging the auction in the usual way due
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Early Day Motion 267: ban fur imports.

Please contact your MP and ask them to sign EDM 267 calling for a ban on fur imports and sales. There is a template email for you to use at the bottom of this page. Here is the full text of EDM #267: That this House urges the Government to introduce legislation to ban the imports and sales of real fur products; notes that the UK has long banned the
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Alison Steadman’s BlogSpot

Acclaimed actor Alison Steadman has been a supporter of ours for decades. Read her Blog to find out why she has given up so much of her time down the years to help stop animals being slaughtered for their fur. As she says: 'we should all have respect for animals as well as each other.'
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Writer Liz Jones’ Blogspot

Liz Jones is one of Britian's most prominent writers. Did you know she's also a committed supporter of the campaign against the cruel and unnecessary fur trade? Liz has written a blog for us in which she expands on her heartbreaking experiences tracking the barbaric Canadian seal hunt.
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‘Sickening’ fur trapper in Wales prompts calls for Welsh Government action

  Sign the petition here Respect for Animals, a leading campaign group against the international fur trade, has called on the Welsh Government to review the legal framework around trapping in Wales. This comes after a national outcry in response to an investigation that revealed a man in Wales has been killing and skinning hundreds of foxes for their fur around the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The Hunt Investigation Team
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Fur trade financial crisis continues- but the industry declare they will fight back in 2020

“It’s one more sign the fur industry is struggling”- that was the reaction of a local anti-fur actvisit in the US recently, as it was confirmed that the North American Fur Auction (NAFA) had been taken over by Finnish fur group Saga Furs, having descended into near financial ruin. Last autumn, NAFA, entered court-supervised restructuring- a serious admission of its financial woes. According to court documents, NAFA has almost $25.8
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‘WelFur’ denounced once again by new report

Respect for Animals’ report, The Case Against Fur Factory Farming, exposed the inherent and unnaceptable animal welfare failures in the fur industry’s WelFur scheme, which claims to be the best welfare standards fur can offer. Now, the “WelFur” scheme has been once again criticized by veterinarians for masking animal suffering and condemned as “cynical PR spin” by animal campaigners. WelFur, the fur industry animal welfare certification scheme showcased by the
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