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Fur Stores in Vancouver Canada Vandalized

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Four fur stories in the Vancouver, Canada, area were vandalized by animal rights activists who sprayed red paint on the windows and doors. The four stores were Capilano Furs, Speiser Furs, Snowflake Canada and Pappas Furs. canada activism fur ALF animal rightsCredit is being taken by ALF. Read the full story here at the Vancouver Sun.

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West Hollywood, CA, Approves Fur Ban

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It's the first fur ban in the United States. california legislation fur fashion animal lawHere's hoping there are many more to come!

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Scotch Fur Fighter

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The Scotch Fur Fighter Pet Hair Sweeper is designed to help you keep your hard surfaces free from pet hair. The Scotch Fur Fighter Pet Hair Sweeper has a flexible and thin design to target built-up fur in pesky, hard-to-reach places such as under and in-between appliances and furniture.

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Russians Love Fur

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Greenpeace has absolutely no voice in Russia,” said Natalia Paslavskaya, director of 2nd Fur Salon, one of the most exclusive fur boutiques in Russia that caters to the most sophisticated clientele, usually able to afford paying $250,000 for a signature fur coat and ordering a new one every year. “I’ve Tags: fur animal rights russia Apparently, it is so deeply embedded in Russian culture that everyone wants it.

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Activists Set Fire to Idaho Fur Store

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Animal rights activists claimed responsibility on Monday for a fire that caused $100,000 in damage to a Boise-area store that sells fur coats and fireworks, authorities said. No one was injured in the early morning blaze at Rocky Mountain Fur & Fireworks, a retailer in Caldwell, Idaho, about 30 miles northwest of the state capital. activism fur animal rights idahoI just don't support these tactics. I hate fur.it's s disgusting.

Group Seeks to Ban Chinese Fur Trade with Australia

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Humane Society International (HSI) called on Wednesday for a ban on the fur trade to Australia. The call was issued after the animal rights group discovered that the fur were sourced from the raccoon dog in China, ABC Radio Australia reports. About 10 million dogs in China are killed for their fur, prompting an animal rights group to seek a ban on fur trade to Australia. The dog fur are used are inside lining for ugg boots. GRUESOME!

Michelle Obama Fur Free

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According to her press secretary, she does not wear fur.America's first lady, the fabulously fashionable Michelle Obama, has also declared via her press secretary that she, too, is fur-free. Obama does not wear fur.". Here's the official statement: "Mrs.

Baby Fur Seal Lament – Digital Nomad

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Baby Fur Seal Lament – Digital Nomad. Andrew is hanging with some adorable baby Antarctic fur seals in South Geogria, and has posted a video of his encounter.

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Gwyneth Paltrow Models Fur, Activists Not Happy

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You'd think of all the things she could model, she would stay away from fur products. Tags: fur Or maybe there's no such thing as bad publicity.

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Walmart Canada Pulls Rabbit Fur Slippers

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The Animal Defence League of Canada got Walmart to pull slippers containing real rabbit fur off its shelves. Walmart (of all places) has a no-fur policy. Tags: consumers canada fur walmart The slippers are called Tender Tootsies. DON'T BUY THEM!

Tainted Milk Poisons Dogs Raised for Fur

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Not only did tainted milk kill 1,500 raccoon dogs (they really look like raccoons), but these dogs were being raised for their FUR! Tags: fur china food Only from China could you get TWO atrocities in one.

Janet Jackson Continues as Spokesperson for Mink Fur Company

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What is the attraction of fur? Given the fact that Jackson is representing a company that traffics in the fur trade, animal rights activists might get their feathers ruffled by Jackson’s continued associations with a luxe fur brand. Jennifer Lopez has dealt with the same criticisms for her repeated wearing of fur products. seattle mink furI just don't get it. Wear your own damn skin! I'm disappointed in Janet Jackson and am totally taking her stuff off Rhapsody.

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Fur Free Fashion Show Winners Announced

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Make Room Project Runway: Winners of 2nd Annual Fur Free Fashion Competition Announced by Born Free USA and Celebrity Judges August 9, 2010, Washington DC - - To shine a spotlight on talented emerging fashion designers who believe in the ethical and environmental benefits of shunning fur fashion, Born Free USA (BFUSA), the nationally recognized leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, created the Fur Free Fashion (fffashion) Competition, now in its second successful year.

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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.,

Anti-Fur Activists Strike in Russia

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From BiteBack : "December 5, in Izhevsk two locks on the entrances of the fur shop were filled with glue with the help of syringe, and the key holes were plastered over with the cold welding. November 27, in Sochi at the billboard of the fur shop 'The furs of Scandinavia' a slogan 'Fur = murder!' The same inscriptions appeares near the fur shops in the centre of the city. November 26, in Petrozavodsk two fur shops were attacked with the paint bombs.

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. 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. On Friday, the owner really lost it and attacked her, leaving marks on the student's arms.

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On Google, HSUS and Fur

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Many bloggers who are pro-animal rights have either not used Google's AdSense or stopped because they discovered that, for instance, their anti-fur post was surrounded by ads for fur. pro creating-animals-to-skin-them-for-their-fur. I used to support the Animal Rights Zone until I discovered that my posts were often surrounded by fur ads. link] If Markarian cares about the fur animals of China, he could easily demand that HP stop selling fur on his blog.

Canada Promoting Seal Meat and Fur in China

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Now there is a marriage made in heaven, two countries with atrocious records on animal issues have come together. The EU was a small market for Canada. Of course, we're disappointed in their actions," Ms. Shea said by telephone from China today. That being said, there are many other markets out there. That's what we're doing in China. We're trying to expand on the market that's here." Maybe they can start trading them for bear gall bladders and tiger parts.

Americans Still Support Wearing Fur and Animal Testing

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Disappointing results from Gallup's annual "moral acceptability" measure. The article also shows results on non-animal issues as well. Not surprisingly, Republicans tend to take more conservative stances than Democrats.

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Wingnut Pretty in Mink Calendar

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The only thing more hideous then staring at Ann Coulter's mug for a whole month is Ann Coulter in fur. Tags: fur And they could at least pose her where I can't see her Adam's apple.

ALF Activist Receives 21-Month Sentence

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Alex Hall released 650 mink from McMullin Fur farm in South Jordan, Utah in 2008. Tags: animal enterprise terrorism act mink fur ALF He received a sentence of 21 months under the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA.) Hall is expected to serve the rest of his sentence in Davis County Jail, rather than be shipped to a federal prison. He is expected to be released in two or three months.

Canada Mink Breeders Association Annual Meeting in WI on August 31st

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Now Casting for Finding Fido

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Let our expert, Seth Casteel, help match the perfect fur baby with you! From the producers of My Cat From Hell comes the second season of Finding Fido. Looking for dog lovers ages 18+ living in the Southern California area … Continue reading → dogs

Activists in Mexico Bomb Max Mara Store

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According to a communique received by Bite Back , they did this in protest of Max Mara's use of furs. raised in the infernal fur farms, which are nothing more than concentration camps, where non-human animals are subjugated and forced to live a life of torture and imprisonment waiting for their murder, sick and crazed due to the denial of their wild natures. Max Mara has long been the target of anti-fur activists in Europe and around the world. Tags: fur ALF

Pet Proof Your Car

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Of course, any time you travel with your fur baby in the car messes might happen. The summer season has started, and with it comes road trips!

Are You Wearing Man's Best Friend? That Trim on the Hood of Your Jacket Might Be Dog Fur!

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According to this Associated Press story, if you are wearing a Sean John jacket with fur trim purchased from Macy's, that trim might have come from a dog indigenous to Asia known as a "raccoon dog." These dogs (pictured here ) phenotypically resemble raccoons in that they have relatively short legs and bushy fur (and sometimes even have facial markings resembling raccoons), but despite their appearance, they are dogs. We can say "No" to fur.

Unlikely Companions

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Unlikely Companions: The Adventures of an Exotic Animal Doctor (or, What Friends Feathered, Furred, and Scaled Have Taught Me about Life and Love) is a fun read about what it is like to be an exotic pet vet.

Hundreds of Mink Released in Utah

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Animal rights activists released about 600 mink from a fur farm.

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7 Pet Friendly Fall Activities

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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. Yes ladies and gentlemen, the fall season is officially upon us.

10000 Mink Released in Denmark

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Animal activists released 10 thousand mink from two fur farms in Denmark. Media in Denmark have reported that more than 10,000 mink were released from cages at Danish fur farms this week. During the night of October 6, 6000 mink escaped from a farm near Søndervig after cages were opened and fences surrounding the property were destroyed. Then, early on October 9, 5000 mink were freed from cages at a farm in Fousing.

Best DIY Halloween Costumes for Cats and Dogs

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Elastics can get lost in fur, causing pain and swelling. 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. However, while you might invest a lot of time and effort into your own costume, it can be tough to justify an expensive costume for your pet that may wind up torn to shreds. Luckily, there are plenty of ways that you can dress up your pet and save some extra money for bowls of candy.

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Sleep Number True Silver Blanket

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Pure silver fibers are woven into the blanket, which offer anti-microbial, anti-odor and anti-static benefits (that’s three check marks against the fur and allergies.) I’m very excited to share this with you! We all know that our pets love to be on our beds with us.

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Russia Bans Canadian Seal Imports!

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Russia has been the biggest market for the Canadian seal fur industry. And harp seals are the prime source of that fur. Great news! But I'm not exactly sure why RUSSIA would ban them. The other two neighbors that banned them are Kazakhstan and Belarus). Apparently, some claim about 90 percent of Canadian sales are to Russia. Russia does have its own seal hunt, but apparently they banned killings of animals under one year old. Weird.

Sneeze Prone? Top 5 Dogs for Allergy Suffers

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In fact, it has nothing to do with a dog’s fur. What happens is that the dander is released via fluids or gets embedded in the dog’s fur which is then spread in the air and attached on multi-surfaces when a dog urinates, salivates or sheds.

National Animal Rights Conference in LA Starts July 16

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Some of the groups attending will be: FARM In Defense of Animals Sea Shepherd ACT Radio Anti-Fur Society E/Environmental Mag Eko Zone Healing Species League of Humane Voters Mercy For Animals Stop Animal Exploitation Now! You can sign up here. Vegetarian Times VegNews Magazine The link came from ALF, but they aren't listed on the site. It sounds like they are participating in some form or another.

Rescue Spotlight: Kitten Rescue

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2010 Fur Ball at the Skirball Hosted by Jenna Fischer. Last year Kitten Rescue celebrated 12 years and more than 10,000 lives saved with the Second Annual Fur Ball fundraiser dinner! If you can’t attend, you can still donate to the Fur Ball in many ways.

The Furry Faceoff Challenge

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Thanks to Thoughts Fur Paws for the heads up about this fun contest! American Greetings is holding a fun photo contest called The Furry Faceoff Challenge ! Enter by May 24th, then vote on the photos you think are the cutest!