"Faux" Fur on Clothing May Contain Dog Hair

So-called "faux" fur may actually contain dog hair, according to Humane Society of the United States investigations. Inspectors for the Humane Society say fur from a canine species known as the raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) was found on garments labeled as being "faux-fur." (Raccoon dogs in Japan; Credi: 663highland) During the recent winter holiday shopping [...]

Published On 01/21/2010
1:08 PM EST