In a new PETA video, Joaquin Phoenix gives a harrowing account of dogs who are killed for their skin in China. The animal activist organization suggests that consumers around the globe could be buying dog leather unwittingly.
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In its late 2014 investigation, PETA reported that one plant was processing 30,000 pieces of dog leather and that 300 dogs were awaiting slaughter. In the video, dogs are beaten and skinned alive.