Dog Fur: Still on the Racks

It’s disturbing to think that if a company believes it can openly advertise and sell products made with dog fur in the global fur trade, how much other dog fur is entering the market falsely advertised or labeled as coyote, wolf, or some other species type?

Last month, the Toronto Star reported this exchange between its reporter posing as a retailer and a fur manufacturer: “When [the manufacturer was] asked if he had ever labeled cat and dog fur as rabbit he confirmed it was common practice, then volunteered: “If the garments don’t sell within six months send me an email and I can send labels that say mink.”

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