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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: 68,845
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


Dec 6, 2016 Jessica Wolf
Dec 5, 2016 grace summerhays The Canadian seal slaughter demonstrates some of the most environmentally unsustainable and blatantly inhumane actions imaginable and they should be ashamed of themselves!
Dec 5, 2016 Cara McInerney
Dec 4, 2016 Bente Petersen
Dec 4, 2016 Pamela Rodden
Dec 3, 2016 Emiliana Ribeiadio
Dec 3, 2016 Kathleen Miller Please stop this barbaric practice.
Dec 3, 2016 Shakti Muse
Dec 2, 2016 jennifer holm
Dec 2, 2016 Marjorie Coey As A Canadian that has signed petitions, donated money and tried so many times to get this disgusting practise stopped, I have come to the conclusion that economic sanctions against the countries buying them are the only answer.
Dec 2, 2016 Karen Drum
Dec 2, 2016 Suzi Jackson This sounds more like something we would have to bring to our president-elect's attention. Thought better of Canada.
Dec 2, 2016 Elena Lange
Dec 2, 2016 Caroline Oliveira
Dec 2, 2016 deborah schuler
Dec 2, 2016 Paula Najmulski
Dec 2, 2016 James Kollenberg
Dec 2, 2016 Patricia Shaw
Dec 1, 2016 Lisa Petardi
Nov 30, 2016 Kara Piquet
Nov 30, 2016 Yvonne Moth
Nov 30, 2016 Anna Krieger We`ve signed so many petitions, frankly, it`s about time you started paying attention. It`s 2016, no one really need to wear a dead animal`s skin to feel glamorous.
Nov 28, 2016 cate Abicht
Nov 27, 2016 Stacey O'Brien
Nov 26, 2016 Julie Stuckey
Nov 26, 2016 Olga Espinosa
Nov 26, 2016 Lorrie Harner
Nov 25, 2016 Kelsey Reinhard
Nov 25, 2016 alexa molnar
Nov 25, 2016 Marie Geerings
Nov 24, 2016 Amy Meiet
Nov 23, 2016 Katja Lohmann
Nov 22, 2016 Megan Ashton
Nov 22, 2016 BobbyKat LittleCub
Nov 22, 2016 Rozanna Ramirez
Nov 22, 2016 Alexandros Kontaxis
Nov 21, 2016 Amy Buquo
Nov 21, 2016 Cara Ammon
Nov 20, 2016 Katrina Shortridge
Nov 20, 2016 Lisa Sherman
Nov 20, 2016 linda de guzman
Nov 20, 2016 Odile Foulquie
Nov 20, 2016 Murry Caetano
Nov 20, 2016 Kandy Rogers
Nov 20, 2016 Michael Ryan
Nov 19, 2016 Colleen Loring
Nov 18, 2016 Argelia Bravo
Nov 18, 2016 georgeta burca
Nov 18, 2016 R Elaine Evans
Nov 18, 2016 Jeanette Fourie

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