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Because animals need their fur coats more than we do.

LONDON―Ahead of Fashion Weeks in New York, London, Milan and Paris, the largest ever global anti-fur consumer campaign has been launched to urge fashion house Max Mara to go fur-free. The campaign is headed by animal charities Humane Society International, the Humane Society of the United States and...

LOS ANGELES ―Today, the Humane Society of the United States released an undercover investigation identifying a handful of California retailers openly skirting the law by selling new fur products. Assemblymember Laura Friedman authored Assembly Bill 44, which passed in 2019 and makes it illegal to...

WARNING: This page contains graphic content. Editor's note: In late August, as mink on fur farms in the Netherlands continued to fall sick with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans, the Dutch government announced that it would require all mink fur farms to close by March of 2021...

Animals with fur suffer immensely in the name of "fashion." Fortunately, more and more brands, designers and retailers are going fur-free. The companies listed below have announced that they don't sell animal fur or are phasing in a fur-free policy. (Please note that leather and shearling are not...

In 1988, after a decade that saw record sales of animal fur, a representative from the Humane Society of the United States met in Europe with other advocates to plan an end to an industry built on cruelty. Only a year before, the first ladies of the U.S. and what was then the USSR had famously...

SACRAMENTO, California —On January 1, California’s ban on the sale and manufacturing of new animal fur products takes effect across the state. Assembly Bill 44, which passed in 2019, makes California the first state in the country to take this monumental step to end the fur trade within its borders...

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas—Today, four leading animal protection organizations—the Humane Society of the United States, Born Free USA, FOUR PAWS USA and Last Chance for Animals—launched a national campaign urging Dillard’s, the last major U.S. department store still selling animal fur, to adopt a fur...

Columbus, OH – The Columbus Fashion Council is taking a stand against the use of animal fur in fashion and will no longer allow the use of fur products in the council’s events, including the upcoming annual event, Fashion Week Columbus 2023. Fashion Week Columbus, which launches on September 24, is...

WASHINGTON—Animal welfare and conservation non-profit, Born Free USA, working in collaboration with Humane Society International and the Humane Society of the United States, has today released a shocking undercover investigation exposing the cruelty of animal trapping, including for the fur trade...

Fur factory farms and trappers kill millions of animals each year using brutal methods just for their fur. With your help, the Humane Society of the United States is fighting back—and winning—with brands, cities and countries moving away from fur. But to make progress, we need you. There are five...

Mink are semi-aquatic mammals similar in appearance to weasels and ferrets.

The annual To The Rescue! Gala supporting the work of the Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International will take place Nov. 11, 2022, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Award-winning radio and television talk show host, executive producer and author Andy Cohen will...

Chinchillas are small rodents native to South America who live in large colonies.

While folktales portray them as sly tricksters, red foxes deserve our respect for their intelligence and adaptability.

NEW YORK CITY —The annual To the Rescue! Gala supporting the work of the Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International took place on Nov. 11, 2022, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City and raised over $2 million to benefit the organizations’ work, including animal rescue...

Named for their stubby tails, bobcats are so elusive that you’d be lucky to catch a glimpse of one in your lifetime.

Depending on pack ice for their habitat, polar bears are threatened by climate change—and by traffic in their fur and parts.

These shy, gentle animals share our neighborhoods—and sometimes our homes.

An excellent way for you to keep tabs on your cat's health between vet visits is a regular seven-step nose-to-tail check-up. Learn how now.