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  • October 13, 2016

    The HSUS announces honorees for To The Rescue! New York: Saving Animal Lives gala

    The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) today announced that fashion industry leader HUGO BOSS and acclaimed philanthropist Georgina Bloomberg will be honored at the 2016 To the Rescue! New York gala to benefit and celebrate the organization’s animal rescue efforts. Responsible for saving and rehabilitating thousands of animals each year, The HSUS and its global arm Humane Society International travel across the country and the globe to help animals in need from puppy mills, dogfighting, neglect and natural disasters. The annual gala takes place on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 at Cipriani 42nd Street.

  • August 16, 2016

    Long-term corporate campaigns from The HSUS prove that persistence pays off for animals

    Consumers today want to see humane treatment for animals in all spheres—including food, fashion, and entertainment. Through its work with corporate leaders in various industries, The HSUS is making sure that people know what they’re getting when they buy a ticket, a coat, or an egg—and helping the animals who are part of the system get a better deal.

  • August 9, 2016

    HSUS to FTC: Take action against 17 retailers that sold animal fur as “faux fur”

    The Humane Society of the United States asks the Federal Trade Commission to bring enforcement action under federal consumer protection laws against 17 retailers for false advertising of fur garments.

  • February 1, 2016

    Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor Settle Contempt Suit Over Fur Violations

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  • August 19, 2015

    The Grisly Truth: 10-year HSUS Campaign Exposes the Origins of Fur Sold to Unsuspecting Shoppers

    Do you know how to tell if the fur trim on your clothes is real or faux? Learn how and find out about The HSUS's 10-year campaign to stop companies from misleading customers by labeling real fur "faux".

  • February 9, 2015

    Help Dogs, Cats, and Other Animals by Changing State Laws at Humane Lobby Day

    You can help pass laws that protect animals in your state. Humane Lobby Day is easy, fun and guaranteed to make you feel like a powerful animal activist. We'll help you find the Humane Lobby Day in your state.

  • December 11, 2013

    Winners Announced in Nationwide Fur-Free Fashion Competition

    Luis Aponte, a student in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design program at Miami International University of Art & Design, put his own fur-free spin on a Derek Lam garment to win the grand prize in the ninth annual Cool vs. Cruel Fashion Design Competition. Aponte earned a cash prize of $1,000, and was also awarded an expense-paid, week-long internship in New York City with celebrated fur-free designer and competition judge Victoria Bartlett.

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    December 2, 2013

    Buyer Beware: Rabbit Fur Sold as “Faux” at Kohl’s

    Independent laboratory testing confirms accessories being sold on Kohls.com and promoted as “faux-fur” are actually made with real rabbit fur. The Humane Society of the United States is issuing a consumer warning about the falsely advertised products on Cyber Monday – one of the biggest online shopping days of the year.

  • October 9, 2013

    HSUS and Designer Donna Salyers Launch Faux Fur Design Competition at Parsons

    The Humane Society of the United States and Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Furs have launched a faux-fur design competition at Parsons The New School for Design. Since 2009, The HSUS has been presenting at the prestigious design school to educate students about the problems associated with animal fur.

  • September 5, 2013

    Fur-Free Fashion Hits Fashion Week

    World-renowned fashion designer Victoria Bartlett is using her spring/summer 2014 “VPL” show to help protect animals from the fur trade. The HSUS is sponsoring the show on Friday, Sept. 6 as part of New York Fashion Week. Bartlett will distribute literature, buttons and other materials promoting fur-free fashion.

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