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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: 69,564
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


Mar 25, 2017 Valerie Weber You've had a year to act. Why be like Trump and the Americans and trash wildlife? Why be like them and trash the planet with tar oil excavations and pipelines? I've been to Alberta, I know how beautiful it should ALL be?
Mar 25, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 25, 2017 Karren Ward
Mar 25, 2017 Manuela van Hall please let the cruelty end, ban the seal slaughter!!
Mar 25, 2017 Fay Tahmassbi
Mar 25, 2017 Alice VanKoevering
Mar 25, 2017 Terri Dustan
Mar 25, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 24, 2017 Hanah Ramsey This is sick and twisted. Killing without purpose has never been okay. These animals do not deserve this.
Mar 24, 2017 JoLayne Fritz
Mar 24, 2017 Cecilia MacIntyre When is this cruel and shameful practice of seal torturing is going to stop?
Mar 24, 2017 jay beck
Mar 24, 2017 Stacy Sokol
Mar 24, 2017 Tanja Schacht
Mar 23, 2017 Janet Edwards
Mar 23, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 23, 2017 Bruce Nix
Mar 23, 2017 Pamela Marble
Mar 23, 2017 JIM MADEN
Mar 23, 2017 Jennifer LaChance
Mar 23, 2017 Cherri Farren Please stop this inhumane and senseless killing of baby animals. There are some things a man should never do, and killing without a purpose is high on the list. Canadian seafood and fur is being banned throughout the world, and culling needs to be stopped
Mar 23, 2017 charin Suarez
Mar 23, 2017 J Kies
Mar 23, 2017 Elizabeth King
Mar 23, 2017 Carrie Carlson
Mar 23, 2017 Tanya Rodriguez
Mar 23, 2017 Linda Brown
Mar 23, 2017 lia schiltmans
Mar 23, 2017 LINDA boyce
Mar 22, 2017 Maryrose Markham Please support a total ban on hunting seals
Mar 22, 2017 Danielle L'Ecuyer
Mar 22, 2017 Svetlana Andrikian
Mar 22, 2017 Sue Mcguey
Mar 22, 2017 Marie-Hélène Rouchet
Mar 22, 2017 Kim Overington
Mar 22, 2017 Anne Debord
Mar 22, 2017 C.M.E. Charles-van Groning
Mar 22, 2017 MIRELLA SANTI
Mar 21, 2017 John R. Argo
Mar 21, 2017 jim penrose
Mar 21, 2017 Chris Rudolph
Mar 21, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 20, 2017 J. Scott
Mar 20, 2017 Cynthia Arneson
Mar 20, 2017 Lisa Page Please end this horribly brutal and horrendous abuse and death.
Mar 20, 2017 Priyanka Guha Roy
Mar 20, 2017 Anita Johnson
Mar 20, 2017 Marlene Beck Stop this barbaric practice NOW
Mar 20, 2017 cynthia pealo Stop clubbing the baby seals!!!!
Mar 20, 2017 Petra Bentele

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