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On 5/8/2014, the Animal Rescue Site mailed 99,687 signatures to both the Prime Minister and the Minister of Agriculture. While we wait for a reply, please continue to show your support by signing the petition below!
Goal: 150,000 Progress: 109,338
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

In some parts of the world, cats and dogs are raised and brutally skinned for their beautiful fur. The Canadian Government is afraid that a ban on these furs would endanger international sales of Canadian products made of baby seal skins. So it allows imported clothing made of dog and cat fur, and does not even require the fur to be labeled.

Nobody wants fashion at the price of pets’ lives. Tell Canada’s Prime Minister and Agriculture Minister to ban imported dog and cat furs. Sign & tell a friend today!

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Dear The Right Honourable Stephen Harper and The Honourable Gerry Ritz:

You should be ashamed of Canada's lax standards for imported products! Please listen to both Canadian and worldwide opinion and ban the importation and sale of products containing dog and cat fur, similar to the actions already taken by the European Union and the United States.

Selling garments made from the skins of dogs and cats goes against the wishes of almost all Canadian citizens, yet in an internal memo your government opposed the ban because it weakens Canadian efforts to promote the sale of seal skins to other countries. Because Canadian law does not require the content of fur garments to be disclosed on the label, Canadian consumers have no way of knowing when they are purchasing products made from the skins of cats and dogs.

Allowing Canadian consumers to unknowingly purchase imported products made from cat and dog fur in defense of the sealing industry is unconscionable and horrifying.

Please immediately reverse Canadian government policy and ban the importation and sale of all garments made with dog and cat fur.


Petition Signatures

Jul 24, 2014 (Name not displayed) This is totally insane!! Do the right thing and ban the importation and sale of products containing dog and cat fur!!
Jul 24, 2014 Mary Frauenhofer This is ridiculous. Using cat and dog skins/furs/hairs in products is wrong, but not disclosing they are in the clothing is even worse. This shouldn't be happening.
Jul 24, 2014 bev curtis
Jul 24, 2014 Rachel Berg Canada is STILL allowing Baby Seals to be beaten to death--why should they care to stop the murder and abuse of cats and dogs? What a cruddy country--I will never go there.
Jul 23, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 23, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 23, 2014 Dreama Gibson Please stop this! It's so awful.
Jul 23, 2014 Lucy Marsh
Jul 23, 2014 Kim Harris Dog and cat furs?! NO! THIS IS SICK!!!
Jul 23, 2014 Megan Liceon Revolting. The baby seal skin products should also be banned.
Jul 23, 2014 Carly Cowart
Jul 23, 2014 celine zini
Jul 23, 2014 Tammie Jaquez This is so disturbing......
Jul 23, 2014 Linda Rodriguez
Jul 23, 2014 Stephanie Schneider
Jul 23, 2014 Julia Hooper
Jul 23, 2014 Yvette Meraz
Jul 23, 2014 Cathren Falco PLEASE STOP!
Jul 23, 2014 Olivia Hopkins
Jul 23, 2014 Lola Johnson
Jul 23, 2014 April Addis
Jul 23, 2014 Georgianne Dunn
Jul 23, 2014 Francine Lowell I understand that people are hard up for resources to make money but domestic animals skin?? everything on this earth is not for our abuse and use
Jul 23, 2014 Iwona Mas
Jul 23, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 22, 2014 Sharon Heard
Jul 22, 2014 Kara Duerst
Jul 22, 2014 Amanda Shelton
Jul 22, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 22, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 22, 2014 Lynn Wells
Jul 22, 2014 Markéta Pacltová
Jul 22, 2014 Tina Denbaugh
Jul 22, 2014 Tracy Yarr
Jul 22, 2014 Jade Cross
Jul 22, 2014 Jade Cross
Jul 22, 2014 l roof
Jul 22, 2014 Stephanie McManis
Jul 22, 2014 Nicole Bolduc
Jul 22, 2014 jill beilstein
Jul 22, 2014 Doll Bruno Please, Please!!!!
Jul 22, 2014 Lisa Reynolds
Jul 22, 2014 Bonnie Hickox-Mehis
Jul 22, 2014 Hilda Landaeta
Jul 22, 2014 Minerva Krueger
Jul 22, 2014 (Name not displayed) There are other fibers to make products out of that don't require the killing of innocent animals. Please stop this now.
Jul 22, 2014 kelly carpenter
Jul 22, 2014 Lisa Marsilii Canada, we don't want your seal skins and you have a moral obligation to ban importation of any product that comes from animal cruelty.
Jul 22, 2014 Veronica Cox
Jul 22, 2014 Amanda Mikalson

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