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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: 118,983
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.

Sincerely,

Petition Signatures


Nov 27, 2014 Pam Propst
Nov 27, 2014 Annie Prosser
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 27, 2014 jayme hess
Nov 27, 2014 sara d'angelo
Nov 27, 2014 Lisa Mammoser
Nov 27, 2014 claire adyar austin
Nov 27, 2014 Vassil Konstantinov
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 27, 2014 Andrea MuldersPleas Please stop import of skins of dogs and cats and other animals. Please!!!
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 27, 2014 Madry Masca
Nov 27, 2014 Monika Szczurek
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 26, 2014 Phyllis (Me)
Nov 26, 2014 irina scherbanina
Nov 26, 2014 Adrian Shiva
Nov 26, 2014 bruno silvestri
Nov 26, 2014 Gina Deen I abhor anything made from fur. There is no need to use it and cats and dogs are no different and should not be imported for their fur.
Nov 26, 2014 Maridell Price That is a horrific practice that needs to STOP NOW!!
Nov 26, 2014 JoAnne Burgoyne
Nov 26, 2014 dani castro
Nov 26, 2014 sandy gilford
Nov 26, 2014 Michael Thomas All of these skin and fur products are barbaric in nature. Stop the fur and skin trade!
Nov 26, 2014 Jean Ledesma To the Canadian government Stop importing Products containing cat or dog fur. Shame on you people, for killing our animals to put on your back.
Nov 26, 2014 Gay Miller
Nov 26, 2014 Mikayla Schupback It's not needed!
Nov 26, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 26, 2014 Rachel Verde
Nov 26, 2014 eun ypo
Nov 26, 2014 Linda Weitz
Nov 26, 2014 Patricia Lacasse stop killing dogs and cats
Nov 26, 2014 Susana Rosales
Nov 26, 2014 Birgit Munz Fur only looks good on the animals. Only pimps & disgusting human trash wears fur!
Nov 26, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 26, 2014 Lisa Priebe
Nov 26, 2014 Laurel Dalzen
Nov 26, 2014 kim orbell
Nov 26, 2014 Emily Tenaglia
Nov 26, 2014 Carolina Santos
Nov 26, 2014 Isabel Najera
Nov 26, 2014 Muriel Bertuccini I have never heard of this. I am appalled. This must stop. What is wrong with people? How barberic.
Nov 26, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 26, 2014 pamela dick
Nov 26, 2014 Gisselle Herrejon
Nov 26, 2014 cin tomeo
Nov 26, 2014 Clare morris This is not the dark ages. Stop using these defenceless animals for fur. It's cruel, terrifying for the animals and completely unnecessary.
Nov 26, 2014 ivano medicina
Nov 26, 2014 (Name not displayed) Please stop this now!

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