December 20, 2013
After a Coquille, Ore., man was caught and injured in a trap that was set for beavers, The Humane Society of the United States is again calling for comprehensive trapping reform in Oregon.
December 11, 2013
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.
December 2, 2013
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.
November 26, 2013
Celebrate Animals this Holiday Season with Unique Gift Ideas from The Humane Society of the United States
The Humane Society of the United States has great gift suggestions for everyone searching for the perfect holiday gifts for pet owners, pets or others who care about animals.
November 19, 2013
John Bartlett announced a special collaboration with The Humane Society of the United States featuring a fur-free themed capsule collection. After meeting with The HSUS to discuss how to collectively inspire people to embrace a fur-free life, Bartlett envisioned a series of iconic tee shirts and thermals bearing the simple message “fur-free” superimposed over a fox silhouette.
November 13, 2013
More than 20 students from The Art Institutes system of schools across the country have been chosen to represent their schools as finalists in the ninth annual Cool vs. Cruel Fashion Design Competition sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States and The Art Institutes.
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.
November 14, 2012
Nineteen students from The Art Institutes schools have been chosen to represent their school in the eighth annual Cool vs. Cruel fashion design competition sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States and The Art Institutes.
August 9, 2012
Paul Wesley and Torrey DeVitto, stars of the hit CW series “The Vampire Diaries,” will serve as hosts of The HSUS’ H-Couture 2012.
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.