October 9, 2013
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
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.
August 7, 2013
FTC Issues Final Decision Against Neiman Marcus and Other Retailers in Response to 2011 Fur False Advertising Petition
The Federal Trade Commission issued a final decision and order on The HSUS’ 2011 fur false advertising and labeling petition against three retailers – Neiman Marcus, Dr. Jays and Revolve Clothing.
July 29, 2013
It’s back to school season, and students can make this school year more humane by making fun, school friendly decisions that have a positive impact on animals
March 19, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States Applauds FTC’s Action against Neiman Marcus and Other Retailers in Response to 2011 Fur False Advertising Petition
The Humane Society of the United States applauds the Federal Trade Commission’s decision to take action on The HSUS’s 2011 fur false advertising and labeling petition against three retailers – Neiman Marcus, Dr. Jays and Revolve Clothing.
March 7, 2013
An HSUS investigation found animal fur garments sold in violation of state and federal law at New York department store Century 21, including raccoon dog fur on a “faux fur” jacket by Marc Jacobs, and rabbit fur on an unlabeled infant jacket. See undercover video.
February 20, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States and Dr. Jana Kohl, granddaughter of the founder of Kohl’s, are urging Kohl’s Corporation to go fur-free in its department stores.
January 8, 2013
Woody Harrelson, two-time Academy Award-nominated actor, has taken on a new role as narrator of a thought-provoking new video produced by The Humane Society of the United States to promote its campaign to end the use of animal fur in fashion.
December 14, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States and The Art Institutes announced Nicolle Bajgrowicz, a student in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design program at The Art Institute of California – Orange County, a campus of Argosy University, as the grand prize winner of the eighth annual Cool vs. Cruel Fashion Design Competition.
November 28, 2012
HSI and His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Call for Kindness to Animals, Marking the Launch of New Affiliate Organization in India
Humane Society International announced the official launch of its office in India at an event in Mumbai featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who spoke movingly about compassion for animals and the responsibility that all of us have to act with intentionality in protecting them from human-caused cruelty.