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  • Jan
  • 5

VICTORY: India Bans Importation of Reptile Animal Skins, Certain Furs

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After hearing from PETA India about the extreme suffering of reptiles and other animals killed for leather or fur clothing and accessories, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued a notification amending the trade policy of India that prohibits the importation of the skins of reptiles and the fur of chinchillas as well […]

  • Apr
  • 26

Victory! Luxury-Hotel Retailer to Stop Stocking Products Made of Fur

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Think of it as taking stock—in a compassionate way. After learning from PETA about the cruelty inherent in the fur industry, the Sullivan Family of Companies pledged to stop buying products made of fur for its more than 65 gift shops and apparel stores in luxury hotels around the country. The Sullivan Family of Companies, […]

  • Feb
  • 21

Gassed En Masse: Why Kind People Don’t Wear Fur

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Imagine if, right in front of you, terrified, screaming animals were grabbed by their sensitive tails, roughly crammed into a metal drum—as many as 30 at a time—and crudely suffocated with dirty gas from a running engine. They fight for their lives until the very end. It’s gruesome, and no one wants to think about […]

  • Jan
  • 13

Fur-Farm Cruelty: Minks and Foxes Gassed en Masse

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A two-month PETA U.S. eyewitness exposé of Dillenburg Fur Farm, LLC, a massive fur farm in Wisconsin—the nation’s top mink-producing state—revealed that thousands of minks and scores of foxes were kept in rows of filthy, wire-floored cages until they were slaughtered—all so that their fur could be turned into coats and collars.

  • Sep
  • 4

Joan Rivers: A ‘Mad Diva’ Who Was Mad About Animals

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Joan Rivers was famous for her razor-sharp wit, but she had a soft spot for animals. She went everywhere with her dog, Spike, whom she credited with saving her from committing suicide after her husband’s death. Read more here.    

  • Mar
  • 17

New Nightclub Dress Code Proves That Fur Is Out

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Unless you follow fashion news, you may have missed a recent story out of the U.K. Mahiki, a London hotspot popular with celebrities and young Royals, announced that it is permanently banning fur. The landmark dress code sends a strong message to the city’s glitterati: It doesn’t matter who you are—if you wear fur, you’re […]

  • Dec
  • 12

‘Make It Work’ for Animals in Need and Meet Tim Gunn!

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Tim Gunn never misses an opportunity to expose the cruelty involved in the production of fur, wool, leather, and exotic skins, and if you support his Charitybuzz effort for PETA, you might just join him for lunch! Many people have learned about the various forms of cruelty that animals endure at the hands of the […]

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