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On 9/19/2014, we mailed 61,283 signatures to Prime Minister Harper showing your support for the end to the seal hunts. While we await a response, please continue to sign and share this petition to advocate for innocent seals.
Goal: 75,000 Progress: 68,381
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

In recent years, hundreds of thousands of Canada's seals have been killed in annual "seal hunts." The hunters beat helpless baby seals to death with clubs. The fishermen who perform these hunts make an average of one-twentieth of their incomes from seal hunting — this is not their livelihood.

The hunt starts again every April. We cannot allow this savage cruelty to continue. Sign the petition below telling Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to put an end to Canada's seal massacre.

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Dear Prime Minister Justin Trudeau:

I am outraged at Canada's bloody commercial slaughter of innocent seals. Each year, these precious creatures fall prey to the hands of selfish hunters—fisherman who use rifles and clubs to beat and kill seals. Baby seals are often the first to be targeted.

It's bad enough that seals are facing new challenges with global warming depleting their environment and food resources. The seal population is suffering greatly as a result of climate change, yet Canadian seal hunters pay no mind and forge ahead with their inhumane and savage attacks.

What's worse is that seals are being killed mainly so that their pelts can be sold to fashion houses. The fishermen who perform these hunts make an average of one-twentieth of their incomes from seal hunting—this is not their livelihood, and they have no regard for the future of the seals or what their actions could mean for the future of our planet.

We have a responsibility to take care of our environment and the creatures that inhabit it. The Canadian seal slaughter demonstrates some of the most environmentally unsustainable and blatantly inhumane actions imaginable. We cannot allow this savage practice to continue. Please take the necessary steps to ensure this barbaric hunt comes to a halt, permanently.

Petition Signatures


Aug 29, 2016 Kelly Nestelroad
Aug 29, 2016 Dee Anderson
Aug 28, 2016 Melissa Suarez
Aug 28, 2016 Marc van de Waarsenburg
Aug 28, 2016 Emily Willis
Aug 28, 2016 jeanette kristensen
Aug 27, 2016 Valerie Bartel
Aug 27, 2016 Karim Dieringer
Aug 27, 2016 Peter Dieringer
Aug 27, 2016 Daniel Dieringer
Aug 27, 2016 Regine Dieringer
Aug 27, 2016 Andrea Dieringer
Aug 27, 2016 hélène navarro
Aug 27, 2016 Petra Hegenscheidt
Aug 27, 2016 Diana Fisher
Aug 27, 2016 Lola Cassi
Aug 27, 2016 Christi Miles-Poole
Aug 27, 2016 Carla Horn
Aug 26, 2016 Lovena Musette
Aug 26, 2016 tonmy cooney protect! them save the seals!
Aug 26, 2016 Thomas Rose this is a disgusting and cruel practice.
Aug 26, 2016 gail coates
Aug 26, 2016 Jim Waddle
Aug 26, 2016 Katarina Bartalosova
Aug 26, 2016 Nancy Roe
Aug 26, 2016 Nicola Radford
Aug 26, 2016 Helen Salisbury
Aug 26, 2016 Max Wolf
Aug 26, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Aug 25, 2016 Sofia Madjitov
Aug 25, 2016 Kathy La Hay Please end this, It's a totally embarrassment for Canada! So cruel.
Aug 25, 2016 Bartha Sjoerdsma
Aug 25, 2016 Alexa Hilaire
Aug 25, 2016 rosette putzeys
Aug 25, 2016 NINA CHENG stop cruelty
Aug 24, 2016 Seneca Beshers
Aug 24, 2016 Claudia Binfa
Aug 24, 2016 Anne-Britt Ose Kaltun
Aug 24, 2016 r vanstrien
Aug 24, 2016 Verna Dingman I don't Understand why they can see what there doing to this planet by killing off the animals or has no one seen how the polar Bears are starving?
Aug 23, 2016 Pirjo Talvitie
Aug 23, 2016 Beth Tarilton
Aug 23, 2016 Maro Aroutiunian This is an outrage!!!!!!!! What did the poor, innocent seal pups ever do to those heartless fishermen. This is animal cruelty in the extreme, and for no better reason than to supply the fashion industry!!!!! Anyone who does this should be put in jail!!!!!
Aug 23, 2016 Dean OBrien
Aug 23, 2016 Sandra Beul
Aug 22, 2016 Valy Jones
Aug 22, 2016 Stacey Macisaac This is just plain wrong and has greed written all over it...and anyone that can club a helpless animal to death is not human....thus needs to stop immediately...
Aug 22, 2016 Edith Claridge
Aug 22, 2016 Shonna Myers 58104
Aug 21, 2016 Yvonne Helms

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