Truth About Fur brings together top authorities from every sector of the North American fur trade to answer your questions and provide accurate information about this remarkable heritage industry.

Questions about the fur trade?
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We're very proud of the North American fur trade, and we want people to get to know us a little better. So go ahead! What would you like to know?

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“What types of furs are used in the fur trade?”
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“Is it morally wrong to raise animals just for their fur?”
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“Is it cruel to keep fur animals in cages?”
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“Does trapping endanger species?”
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“Is trapping cruel?”
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“What happens to the rest of the trapped animal after the fur has been taken?”
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“Why is a fur coat expensive?”
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“Are animals skinned alive in the fur trade?”
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People
OF THE FUR TRADE.

Many skilled hands help fur on its journey from pelt to shelf. Click on the discs below to meet the people of the modern fur trade: farmers, trappers, brokers, processors, designers and artisans.

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