August 3, 2012
In early June, a Massachusetts Audubon Society staff member dropped off three infant mink orphans, each weighing less than seven ounces. A neighbor had seen the minks' mother hit by a car and heard the frightened orphans crying nearby.
July 18, 2012
An HSUS investigation shows that a New York City business, Unique Product Enterprises, advertised and sold numerous products containing dog fur in apparent violation of federal law.
July 12, 2012
Young advocate Martin Welych-Flanagan continues his years-long effort to end the Canadian seal hunt.
June 5, 2012
True Religion Brand Jeans Reaffirms Fur-Free Policy After Urging from The Humane Society of the United States
The HSUS praised leading denim retailer True Religion Brand Jeans for pledging to become fur-free.
April 10, 2012
The HSUS revealed that popular Los Angeles area boutique Kitson recently sold three different items as “faux fur” that were actually real animal fur. These findings are based on independent laboratory analysis using microscopy.
December 8, 2011
The Humane Society of the United States submitted a shareholder resolution asking Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, retail divisions of Macy’s, Inc., to develop a policy by the end of 2012 to phase out the sale of fur from raccoon dogs – the most falsely-advertised and mislabeled type of fur.
December 7, 2011
The HSUS submitted a shareholder resolution asking Dillard’s to phase out the sale of fur from raccoon dogs – the most falsely-advertised and dishonestly labeled type of fur.
November 22, 2011
The HSUS filed a legal petition with the FTC against eleven nationally and internationally-known retailers for the false advertising and mislabeling of fur trimmed products. The retailers advertised various items as being made with “faux” fur, but the products contain real animal fur.
November 18, 2011
The HSUS and The Art Institutes announced Johana Zara from The Art Institute of Vancouver as the grand prize winner of the seventh annual Cool vs. Cruel Fashion Design Competition.
November 15, 2011
The HSUS submitted a shareholder resolution asking Kohl’s to develop a policy to prohibit the sale of products that contain animal fur. The proposed policy would protect consumers from misleading fur labels and advertisements and end the company’s affiliation with cruel practices found in the fur industry.