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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: 100,000 Progress: 69,303
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


Feb 24, 2017 carleen savarino
Feb 24, 2017 Lesley Bowler Why does this continue? We need to care for the innocent beings on this planet, not destroy them for mankinds greed
Feb 24, 2017 Sheila Matthews I've been signing a petition to stop this for over 40 years. I cannot believe it's still happening. Just disgraceful. STOP IT ONCE AND FOR ALL!
Feb 24, 2017 gem lomath
Feb 23, 2017 Katha Kerr
Feb 23, 2017 Dalma Bugg
Feb 23, 2017 Jill Ryan
Feb 23, 2017 Angelika Ulmer
Feb 23, 2017 Patti Wright
Feb 23, 2017 steven rule
Feb 23, 2017 Eva Garet
Feb 23, 2017 Alson Sachs
Feb 23, 2017 Elaine O'Sullivan
Feb 23, 2017 Robyn Burt DISGUSTING!
Feb 23, 2017 Kim Hornburg SSDY! Fix this heinous practice, Canada!
Feb 23, 2017 Abigayle Groover
Feb 23, 2017 Georgi Mortensen
Feb 23, 2017 Theresa Tucker
Feb 23, 2017 Angela Buckley
Feb 23, 2017 Cynthia Wortman
Feb 23, 2017 Josee Lamontagne Please stop this cruelty, animals have suffered for so long leave them alone!!
Feb 23, 2017 Pamela Miguez
Feb 23, 2017 Amanda Young
Feb 22, 2017 Nancy Roeber
Feb 22, 2017 Amy Williamson
Feb 22, 2017 Paula Harrington
Feb 22, 2017 Sammarye Lewis This is not subsistence, this is not culture, this is not even a decent living. Just barbaric stubbornness to not see the inhumanity and the ecological consequences.
Feb 22, 2017 Lou Iannucci
Feb 22, 2017 Michael Unterweger
Feb 22, 2017 michelle hanger
Feb 21, 2017 Manfred Knorr How many more years do seals have to suffer at the hands of these scumbags?
Feb 21, 2017 Tina Keeling
Feb 21, 2017 Patricia Kowal
Feb 21, 2017 Deborah Boychuk
Feb 21, 2017 Katie Takeuchi
Feb 21, 2017 Tammy Tillery
Feb 21, 2017 Jill Russell Stop Slaughtering those Sdeals!
Feb 21, 2017 Naomi Dunlap
Feb 21, 2017 William McMullin
Feb 21, 2017 Annam Fisher
Feb 21, 2017 maria barbara Piccioli
Feb 21, 2017 Gina Carieri Engels
Feb 21, 2017 Roxanne Dropp
Feb 21, 2017 Laura Saillen
Feb 20, 2017 Regina Powell
Feb 20, 2017 Maritza Patch
Feb 20, 2017 Eleonora De Giorgio
Feb 20, 2017 Caterina Raviglione
Feb 20, 2017 Edie Urbasik
Feb 20, 2017 Rose Rothermel

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