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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: 70,350
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


Aug 22, 2017 wendy Hawthorne
Aug 22, 2017 Maria Guevara
Aug 21, 2017 Jodi Bandola
Aug 20, 2017 Anja Kongsted
Aug 20, 2017 Susan Glarum
Aug 20, 2017 Stephanie Delgesso When will this stop? It's been decades that we have been trying to stop this slaughter, and still men with no morals or compassion look these babies in the eye and club them to death. Stop it now.
Aug 20, 2017 Sandra Schomberg
Aug 20, 2017 Cheryl Renn
Aug 20, 2017 Veta Lynne Murray
Aug 20, 2017 Robert G. Fernandez
Aug 19, 2017 Jeannette de Agnolo
Aug 18, 2017 Jim Spooner
Aug 18, 2017 Oscar Landé
Aug 18, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Aug 18, 2017 Yolanda Hershey
Aug 18, 2017 Anna Mai Van
Aug 17, 2017 Simona Bergman
Aug 17, 2017 Alysa Fleisher
Aug 17, 2017 Geraldo Majela Elias de Abreu Pereira
Aug 17, 2017 Christina Randolph
Aug 17, 2017 Laurine League
Aug 17, 2017 Carolyn Balls
Aug 16, 2017 Sasha St.Martin
Aug 16, 2017 jessica decker
Aug 16, 2017 C. Scott
Aug 16, 2017 Debra Carter
Aug 16, 2017 Carolina Nunes
Aug 16, 2017 Sondra Bustos
Aug 16, 2017 Alexandra Harteam
Aug 16, 2017 Rodica Ardelean
Aug 16, 2017 Delayne Auerbach
Aug 16, 2017 Amy Agzarian this is the ultimate cruel act, I grew up hearing about this when I was a little girl in the 1960 and I'm so, so sad and disheartened to learn that it is still going on every year since then, what a pity that Canada cannot stand for compassion
Aug 16, 2017 Sheila Penrod
Aug 16, 2017 Janice Hullender This is so horrible. Please, stop it.
Aug 16, 2017 Michelle Veckerelli
Aug 16, 2017 Sharon Antongiovanni
Aug 16, 2017 Josette Mitchell This is the ultimate tortuous cruelty. This Draconian, Barbaric slaughter MUST STOP!!!
Aug 16, 2017 Julie Reid
Aug 15, 2017 Patricia Ferguson
Aug 15, 2017 Lindsey Dakin
Aug 15, 2017 Laurence Volbart
Aug 15, 2017 Joseph Baio Disgusting. No seal products for me and I won't buy from a company who sells seal items
Aug 15, 2017 Stephanie McDonald
Aug 14, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Aug 14, 2017 Barbara Vallini
Aug 14, 2017 JUDITH COGAN
Aug 14, 2017 R Singh
Aug 14, 2017 doris hodgdon THIS HAS GONE ON TOO LONG. NOW STOP IT FOREVER.
Aug 14, 2017 Susan Graham
Aug 14, 2017 Christine Platzer

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