1. Always hang your fur garment on a broad-shouldered hanger. Give the fur enough room in the closet so it can breathe.
2. Never store fur apparel in a plastic bag – Use a silk or cotton bag for transporting only.
3. If fur becomes wet, shake it out and hang it up to dry in a place where air circulates. Shake gently after fur dries.
4. Never leave fur apparel near heat.
5. Never, never comb or brush fur.
6. Never mothproof a fur.
7. Store your fur in a cool, dark, well-ventilated place to protect it.
8. Have furs cleaned and glazed approximately every two years by a fur specialist, not a dry cleaner.
9. Have any small rips or tears repaired immediately by a professional furrier.
10. Avoid leaving fur hanging in a bright place. The light can cause the fur to oxidize or change color.
11. Insure your fur on your homeowner's policy for its replacement value.
12. Avoid insecticides, moth proofing and other chemicals around your fur, including perfume or hairspray directly on your fur. Perfume contains alcohol, which can dry fur pelts.
13. Store your fur in a controlled area from moths, moths will eat holes is the fur and destroy a fur in one season.
14. If you don't intend to wear your fur for a very long time and you do not have a controlled cool place without moth prevention to store it, take it in for cold storage.