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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: 119,796
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


Dec 20, 2014 Corinne Himmelman
Dec 20, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 20, 2014 Mélanie ROCHE Ignoble!
Dec 19, 2014 Cindy Guevin
Dec 19, 2014 Cheryl Francis I didn't realize Canada was doing this!! I'm so ashamed
Dec 19, 2014 Monique Orieux enough killing of animals the pain the suffering has to end!!!
Dec 19, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 19, 2014 Sue Postma
Dec 19, 2014 Gareth Lloyd
Dec 19, 2014 John Callen
Dec 19, 2014 Lisa Young
Dec 19, 2014 (Name not displayed) Please help put an end to this horrific act
Dec 19, 2014 Cynthia Strousberg
Dec 19, 2014 Miranda Phillips
Dec 19, 2014 robin Crisp
Dec 19, 2014 Ashleigh Bleasdale
Dec 19, 2014 Gina Piccini
Dec 19, 2014 Kari Laliberte
Dec 19, 2014 Sharon Auld This is just plain wrong and totally uncalled for. Animals should not be suffering for this.
Dec 19, 2014 Erica Negrini
Dec 19, 2014 Rosemary Stachini We absolutely don't need these products! no self respecting person should buy them
Dec 19, 2014 Ruth Male
Dec 19, 2014 Gemma Waterman
Dec 19, 2014 Sarah Cullinane
Dec 19, 2014 Shona Dickson
Dec 19, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 19, 2014 Anna Venediktova
Dec 19, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 19, 2014 Magdalena Baricakova
Dec 19, 2014 (Name not displayed) It must stop this is utterly horrific.
Dec 19, 2014 Caitlin Macintyre
Dec 18, 2014 jordan warhol
Dec 18, 2014 Bailie Prince
Dec 18, 2014 Garson Kuperberg Cats & dogs are not only our pets, but members of our family. They should be treated as such. Thank you.
Dec 18, 2014 Rebecca Comte
Dec 18, 2014 Daniasha Shariffuddin Cats and dogs are not for fashion!
Dec 18, 2014 Sari Talvitie
Dec 18, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 18, 2014 Raymond DeSantis Can't believe this is happening in a top country.
Dec 18, 2014 Grecia Dueñas We shouldn't be asking. You should be acting!
Dec 18, 2014 Nicole Calder
Dec 18, 2014 jessica beauregard
Dec 18, 2014 kim launer why do we have to sign something for awful crimes against a feeling creature?
Dec 18, 2014 Rike Z Stop animal cruelty.. Stop importing cats and dogs fur..
Dec 18, 2014 Parastoo Ashti
Dec 18, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 18, 2014 britney arredondo
Dec 18, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 18, 2014 Kristen B
Dec 18, 2014 (Name not displayed)

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