How to tell the difference between real and fake fur

We frequently receive reports from members of the public who think they have found real fur on sale mislabelled as fake or bearing no label at all. Often, they are not entirely sure if the fur on sale is real or fake as the imitation fur is becoming more realistic. Please note, that we recommend speaking with the retailer in the first instance. Here are some handy tips about how
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How many animals have to die for a fur coat?

Click on the image to see how many of these beautuful animals have to be killed just for a fur coat that nobody really needs.  Remember: Fur trim isn’t the ‘leftovers’ from making full length fur coats. It depends on the style and size of the garment but here is a guide to the number of animals that suffer and die for ‘fashion’.
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Nordic Fur Trade- marketed as responsible business

Read the new report by our European colleagues on the reality of Saga Fur’s ‘ethical’ farming policy. The document exposes the reality of fur farming in stark contrast to the spurious claim of high ethical standards made by the fur trade. Launched in the European Parliament, with support across Europe- including from Respect for Animals-  the report focuses on ‘Saga Furs’, one of the main players in the European fur
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Explosive report from Respect for Animals makes case for ban on fur farming in Europe.

Respect for Animals has produced a comprehensive and detailed scientific report which shows why fur farming should be banned. The report was launched in the European Parliament in Strasbourg at a meeting of the Parliament’s Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals –  http://www.animalwelfareintergroup.eu/ . Read the full report here Read the executive summary here The report looks in detail at the conditions in which mink and foxes are
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