Olan Mills Pulls Fur Props Forever!

January 2005

After we learned that Olan Mills was using photo props made of rabbit fur in its portrait studios, we fired off a letter to CEO Robert McDowell, asking him to remove all fur and pledge to keep Olan Mills fur-free. On December 14, 2005, PETA received a reply from Olan Mills stating that the company would immediately remove fur from all its portrait studios and only use artificial fibers in the future.

Click here to learn why Olan Mills’ commitment never to use fur in its props again is a great victory for rabbits everywhere.

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