Is it true that some companies actually use dog and cat fur in their products?

Unfortunately, yes. Dogs and cats are killed for their skin in Asia, just as bobcats and foxes are killed in the United States. Their skin is turned into items such as fur coats, fur figurines, and leather shoes and sold in America to unsuspecting consumers.

To learn more about the fur industry, click here.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind