Sharon Anne Firth Wants Fur Back on Canada’s Olympic Uniform

Sharon Anne Firth Wants Fur Back on Canada’s Olympic Uniform

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Sharon Firth and her late twin sister, Shirley, are legends in Canada for their feats as cross-country skiers. Their lives…
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From Donald Duck to Zootopia: 70 Years of Cartoon Fur

From Donald Duck to Zootopia: 70 Years of Cartoon Fur

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Wearing fur is so prevalent in human culture that it has even reached our illustrations and animation, from comic books…
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Sustainability: New Story Signals a Bright Future for Fur

Sustainability: New Story Signals a Bright Future for Fur

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The growing media and public interest in sustainability – especially among young people – provides an extraordinary opportunity for the…
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Reflections on the Morality of Using Fur, Inspired by Handel’s Messiah

Reflections on the Morality of Using Fur, Inspired by Handel’s Messiah

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Animal-rights activists argue that we are not morally justified to kill animals for any purpose, and certainly not for products…
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November Fur News: Confused Gucci and Pest Control

November Fur News: Confused Gucci and Pest Control

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In the world of fashion, the headlines keep on coming about a confused Gucci following the announcement that it would…
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Anti-Fur Protesters Now Rebels Without A Cause?

Anti-Fur Protesters Now Rebels Without A Cause?

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Anti-fur protesters today are an established part of our autumn scenery, like falling leaves or the southbound migration of Canada…
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Adventures of a Pro-Fur Warrior

Adventures of a Pro-Fur Warrior

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It has been some 35 years since I began promoting the ethical credentials of the fur trade and denouncing the…
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Trappers: Conservation’s “Black Sheep” or Unsung Heroes?

Trappers: Conservation’s “Black Sheep” or Unsung Heroes?

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As of late, I’ve spent a lot of time educating about, as well as defending, the consumptive practices of hunting…
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Storing Fur: How to Care for Your Furs During Off-Season

Storing Fur: How to Care for Your Furs During Off-Season

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Spring is the time to put away your furs, and correct storage during the off-season is essential if you want…
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5 Great Ways to Recycle Old Fur Clothing

5 Great Ways to Recycle Old Fur Clothing

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Have you ever wondered how to recycle old fur? Remodelling is a great way to breathe new life into an old…
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Why Animal Rights Activists Are Becoming More Aggressive

Why Animal Rights Activists Are Becoming More Aggressive

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I received a phone call the other day from a very frightened fur retailer. Two young women had come into…
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Santa Wears Fur “from His Head to His Foot”

Santa Wears Fur “from His Head to His Foot”

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A Visit from St. Nicholas ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the houseNot a creature was stirring, not…
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