Judge Clears Way for HSUS Suit Over Fur Advertising

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and several other retailers over alleged false advertising over "faux" fur products. The complaint also alleges violations of the federal Fur Products Labeling Act and Federal Trade Commission Act, which also prohibit the false advertising and mislabeling of any fur product. Tags: HSUS fur A federal judge has issued a ruling that clears the way for a lawsuit against Macy's, Saks Fifth Ave.,

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British Student Attacked by Portuguese Fur Shop Owner

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A British student studying in Porto, Portugal, was handing out leaflets in front of "Beigel," a fur shop. There were plenty of shocked witnesses and the student is going to press charges upon her return from Xmas with her family. Tags: fur portugal The post in the ANIMAL blog is in Portuguese , but here's the gist of it. She was volunteering for ANIMAL. She had already been threatened by the owner on Wednesday for trespassing on her premises.

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7 Pet Friendly Fall Activities

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Likewise, the four-legged member of the family is equally happy to see the leaves hit the ground. While we may not be too excited to see the mercury drop, we’ve also never had to wear a fur coat through the summer. Now that the outdoors is fur friendly, it’s time to get out there and let the fur fly! But with that full time fur coat in mind, the cool autumn air is perfect for pounding the pavement with your pal.

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"Change of Heart": New Book about Animal Activism

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For example, why is it so hard for our family members and co-workers – many of whom have companion animals that they love – to cut cruelty from their diets and go vegan? What messages and techniques have been proven effective in getting people to make compassionate decisions like boycotting fur and adopting companion animals instead of buying them? We received an email about a new book being released by Lantern Books.

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It’s Only Hygienic

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Pets are beloved creatures that become part of your family, but if you think about everything they do during their busy days, you may wonder how hygienic they really are. One problem many dog owners find a concern and nuisance is maintaining their dog’s fur. Professional products for maintaining a healthy clean dog, for example, Furminator products help groom and maintain your dog’s fur.

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DogTipper.com

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After all, she currently has four fur babies– all tuxedo cats (formerly strays) from the same family! We first learned about the great website, DogTipper.com , on Twitter via @HollywoodDogs (Grace)! Grace, who writes about celebrity pets on DogTipper, also tweets about dogs/cats in need of a home, as animal rescue is a subject close to her heart. And of course, the three are named after old Hollywood stars — Brando, Jimmy Dean and Monty.

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Lucky Me!

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Christi Drue Dunlap created LUCKY ME to educate families about how, while exciting, integrating an animal into your life is a very big undertaking. This is a lovely and valuable book for families who are really thinking about or have just adopted a new pet. Lucky Me.

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Dog Collars

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“Normal” collars– Most dog collars are used to dress up the family pet and to identify it to strangers who may come into contact with the animal. Flea collars– Flea collars are a simple plastic collar impregnated with chemicals or oils designed to discourage fleas from taking up residence in the choicest part of a dog (from a flea’s perspective), the bushy fur surrounding a dog’s neck. By Augie Berings, Bering’s Hardware.

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Welcome Home Mama & Boris: How a Sister’s Love Saved a Fallen Soldiers Beloved Dogs

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Starting with Casey and Arrow, our keepers in the woods, our family would keep cats and dogs. They’re like little balls of fur and energy, and he looks so happy to be in the midst of them. We both feel that even though we’ve never met these dogs, they’re ours, too; an extension of our family, someone to keep Peter smiling.

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Fizzle’s Story

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After talking to Barb’s family, there wasn’t a doubt in my mind that they were anticipating her passing with a sense of weary relief, so I was surprised when the hospice nurse called me on the day of Barb’s death and asked me to come out to the home quickly. Then I noticed that several family members were also nursing bleeding wounds. This is ridiculous,” I said, more to myself than my family. “He’s

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Make This the Year You Do Right by Animals

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Spend more time with family and friends. Spend more time with family and friends—I will do X in the evening with my spouse or partner, and I will do Y with my kids on the weekend (where you and your family and friends fill in the variables appropriately). Second, many of the things you can do to stop supporting animal cruelty—like not buying or wearing fur or fur trim—require minimal effort and no expense!

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Resolve to Do Right by Animals in 2007!

Animal Ethics

Spend more time with family and friends. Spend more time with family and friends—I will do X in the evening with my spouse or partner, and I will do Y with my kids on the weekend (where you and your family and friends fill in the variables appropriately). Second, many of the things you can do to stop supporting animal cruelty—like not buying or wearing fur—require minimal effort and no expense!

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The Emotional Lives of Animals

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Chimpanzees and elephants grieve the loss of family and friends, and gorillas hold wakes for the dead. Paul’s family noticed that whenever he was about to have an attack, Tinker would get agitated. Grief, friendship, gratitude, wonder, and other things we animals experience.

Best DIY Halloween Costumes for Cats and Dogs

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Elastics can get lost in fur, causing pain and swelling. Vance Miller is a freelance writer for Natural Balance, a natural pet food company that has been serving your four-legged family members quality ingredients since 1989. While most cats and dogs may not enjoy getting dressed up, some pets will have a blast dressing up alongside you and your kids for Halloween.

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Are you ready to get a dog?

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That adorable bundle of fur with puppy-dog eyes, and the promise to be your best friend forever, is surely going to tug at anyone’s heartstrings. A dog should be a family decision, with the whole family promising to play their part in the care and love of the family pet. The idea of owning a dog is alluring for many of us.

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Cool Summer Tips for Your Pet

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My brother suffered from some pretty bad allergies while we were growing up, so a dog was never an option for my family. If you pet has short hair, white fur or pink skin, they may need additional protection when out in the sun over the summer months. We are happy to bring you a great guest post today, just in time for the holiday weekend. Thanks Mike! I’ve never been more nervous than I was the first time I walked Trevor around his Orange Country neighborhood.

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