Just one more reason not to buy fur...from 2006...

Group Says Retailers Selling Dog Pelt Coats

Another story tells of a real-world Cruella DeVille fashion statement - a coat made from 42 German Shepherd Puppy pelts.

So it's apparent that dog fur can be rendered less "doggy". People have been buying these China-made coats for years without realizing it was dog. Makes ya wonder though - my kids have some expensive faux-fur trimmed boots. Have to check 'em out.