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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: 69,840
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


Apr 24, 2017 Vel Roe
Apr 24, 2017 gladys vazquez
Apr 24, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 24, 2017 Tammy Moodenbaugh
Apr 24, 2017 Sandra Holbrook
Apr 24, 2017 Patricia Stern
Apr 24, 2017 Sharmila Perera
Apr 24, 2017 Jeannie Evans
Apr 24, 2017 Monica Schreil
Apr 24, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 24, 2017 Sharifah Farah Debah Syed Mohammad
Apr 23, 2017 Hiedi Tan
Apr 23, 2017 Alexandria Walker
Apr 23, 2017 Sonya Adams A country is judged by the treatment of its animals. Shame on you, Canada. Heartbreaking for such sweet, loving animals😞
Apr 23, 2017 Mario Rocha
Apr 23, 2017 Kim Williams
Apr 23, 2017 Deborah Stull
Apr 22, 2017 Kate Clifford
Apr 22, 2017 Denise Freeman
Apr 22, 2017 Jane Munns
Apr 21, 2017 Nat Kent
Apr 21, 2017 SHANE AUSTIN
Apr 21, 2017 Marilyn Santos
Apr 21, 2017 Debbie Banditelli
Apr 21, 2017 Stephanie Brake
Apr 21, 2017 Sophie Herndon
Apr 20, 2017 Jean Campbell Faux fur is so much more practical and humane. Killing fur seals is cruel beyond belief.
Apr 20, 2017 Gabi Sorrell No living being deserves to have its life ended like this. This slaughter in not only inhumane, it is also NOT EVEN CLOSE TO NECESSARY. Nobody needs this. Nobody should want this. Think of the pain these creatures are experiencing. This is so disgusting.
Apr 20, 2017 Robert Ramirez
Apr 20, 2017 Wendy Clark
Apr 19, 2017 Dawn Ciszar
Apr 19, 2017 Nikki Sewell
Apr 19, 2017 Valéria Menicucci
Apr 19, 2017 Howard Block
Apr 18, 2017 Lynn robertson
Apr 18, 2017 Jerri Berg
Apr 18, 2017 Lanarica Taipan This has to be stopped!!!
Apr 18, 2017 Vanessa Ungaro
Apr 18, 2017 Cristina Rocha Why do Canadians you even do this?? Sick!!
Apr 18, 2017 Julie Tidball
Apr 18, 2017 Tanja Gistl
Apr 18, 2017 Kelly Nestleroad
Apr 18, 2017 Katrina Shawley
Apr 18, 2017 laurie wright Evolve! This is not the 1700's. This is a repugnant, inhumane and barbaric. Stop the slaughter!
Apr 18, 2017 carole retzlaff
Apr 18, 2017 Elke Hl.
Apr 18, 2017 Alison Ranshaw
Apr 17, 2017 (Name not displayed) Disgusting
Apr 17, 2017 Sarah Draper
Apr 17, 2017 Mitra Pejman STOP this inhumane act!!!!! :-(

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