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In 2012, Congressman John Campbell introduced a bill to prohibit the use of Compound 1080 (H.R. 4214). The bill was not enacted and this dangerous poison continues to put our pets at risk. Sign now to urge Rep. Campbell to continue fighting for our pets!
Goal: 35,000 Progress: 31,703
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Compound 1080 is a chemical substance that is used to protect livestock and other farm-raised animals from predators like coyotes and foxes. Compound 1080, along with sodium cyanide, is deadly; in fact, one teaspoon of it can kill up to 100 people. It's particularly dangerous because it's both odorless and colorless.

The problem with using Compound 1080 for livestock predator control is that it is very harmful for domesticated and endangered animals as well. Pets have been known to discover the chemical, ingest it, and then become very sick and/or die. Because of the nature of the substance, there are few ways to identify it before it's accidentally found by the wrong animal or person.

Sign the petition asking Congressman John Campbell III to reintroduce H.R. 4214—legislation that would prohibit the use of Compound 1080 as predator control.

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Dear Congressman Campbell,

I am writing to express my concern over the use of Compound 1080, the substance used to protect livestock from wild predators. While the deadly chemical may in fact be useful for this purpose, it has claimed the lives of many endangered species as well as domesticated pets. Domesticated animals who roam pastures or fields are likely to ingest this odorless and colorless substance inadvertently, and it is almost always deadly for whoever or whatever comes in contact with it.

I realize the need for population control, but the use of this harmful chemical is causing unnecessary suffering and death in animals for which it was not intended. It's absurd to protect the life of one animal at the expense of another.

As you know, we need to find better ways to keep our farm animals safe. I was delighted to learn of your support of H.R. 4214, and I urge you to continue fighting for legislation that would ensure Compound 1080 is no longer used for predator control. We need to think of the bigger picture and ensure that no creature experiences needless pain or suffering.

Thank you for considering my comments.

Petition Signatures


Mar 26, 2017 Eileen Bennett
Mar 25, 2017 Lydia Johns
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Mar 25, 2017 (Name not displayed)
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Mar 24, 2017 JoLayne Fritz
Mar 24, 2017 sylvia craft
Mar 24, 2017 Pamela Rogers
Mar 23, 2017 jude lotz
Mar 23, 2017 Sherrie Collins
Mar 23, 2017 Patrizia Lazzeri Congr. John Campbell III, please reintroduce H.R. 4214, legislation that would prohibit the use of Compound 1080 as predator control. It is almost always deadly for whoever or whatever comes in contact with it.YOU KNOW BETTER THAN TO ALLOW THIS TO GO ON!!
Mar 23, 2017 Kathy Fujimoto
Mar 23, 2017 Maria Johnson
Mar 23, 2017 tammy oare
Mar 23, 2017 Lin Diesso Please stop the use of this harmful chemical. It is a horrible and deadly to pets, people and the environment. Consequences will be severe! There are better ways and you need to fight for this!
Mar 23, 2017 Georgia Roussis
Mar 21, 2017 DOROTHY MILLIGAN
Mar 21, 2017 Sasha Snyman
Mar 20, 2017 Michelle Versteeg
Mar 20, 2017 Ina Kornblum
Mar 20, 2017 Rebecca Smith
Mar 20, 2017 trudie yoshino
Mar 20, 2017 goldi muencz
Mar 20, 2017 Gonny Stevens
Mar 19, 2017 Lacey Smith
Mar 19, 2017 Tina Warden
Mar 17, 2017 Katie Sceats
Mar 17, 2017 Nicole Corrado
Mar 17, 2017 Fred Fall
Mar 16, 2017 Pamela Hazen
Mar 16, 2017 Thomas Spero
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Mar 15, 2017 tonya stiffler
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Mar 15, 2017 Paul Statman
Mar 15, 2017 Claudia Martins
Mar 15, 2017 Kayann Ramos
Mar 14, 2017 Sheryl Precopia
Mar 14, 2017 Barb Breese
Mar 14, 2017 kathy Wallace
Mar 14, 2017 Abigael Foreman
Mar 14, 2017 Shari Yvon-Lewis
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Mar 14, 2017 Sharon Morgan
Mar 14, 2017 Natasha Jenkins
Mar 13, 2017 (Name not displayed) go vegan and avoid all the toxins and poisons
Mar 13, 2017 Alexandra Maran
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Mar 13, 2017 Holly Moloney
Mar 13, 2017 Lucy Peden

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