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Faux-Fur Competition at Parsons

The HSUS and Designer Donna Salyers are challenging design students at Parsons: The New School for Design to create garments with faux fur as part of their senior theses or other major school projects.

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  • Fur production

    The cruel reality of fur

    Although the fur industry does its best to keep the cruelty out of sight, suffering is a common ingredient in all methods of procuring fur, from fur factory farming to trapping. Learn More

  • Dogs and cats in the fur trade

    Dogs and cats killed for fur

    Few people realize the true scale of suffering wild animals endure for the fur trade. Less well-known is that buying fur or fur trim supports an industry that also kills millions of domestic dogs and cats each year. Learn More

  • Fur in fashion

    Shop fur-free

    You already know how cruel fur is. But with labeling laws being what they are, how do you know which brands to trust? We've compiled a list of fur-free retailers and designers to inform your shopping. Learn More

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    Stop the seal hunt

    Canada's annual commercial seal hunt is the largest commercial hunt of marine mammals on the planet. Help us stop the killing today. Learn More

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