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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: 119,183
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 28, 2014 Suzanne House
Nov 28, 2014 teresa snyder
Nov 28, 2014 Paula Canini Absolutely horrible, cruel and disgusting to do to cats and dogs as well as other animals.
Nov 28, 2014 Bruce Cohen
Nov 28, 2014 monique besudette
Nov 28, 2014 (Name not displayed) good old Canada! Once again hiding in the shadows.
Nov 28, 2014 Sandrine Blotenkämper
Nov 28, 2014 Sara Birtwhistle
Nov 28, 2014 Emme Lemeilleur
Nov 28, 2014 (Name not displayed) disgusting - at a minimum label these products
Nov 28, 2014 Jeanine Denitto
Nov 28, 2014 fiona KANE
Nov 28, 2014 (Name not displayed) stop these cruelty!
Nov 28, 2014 TERESA CALHOUN
Nov 28, 2014 Diana Burton
Nov 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 28, 2014 laura macdougall
Nov 28, 2014 leah merrett
Nov 28, 2014 Anastasia Lamers
Nov 28, 2014 Kirsty Aldom This needs to stop we don't need fur we take it for granted like every thing else. No animal deserves to be treated like that.
Nov 28, 2014 maria wasiljeff
Nov 28, 2014 Denise Parker
Nov 28, 2014 nooshin rezakhani
Nov 28, 2014 Nathalie Daigle Band all fur in Canada, not just domestic animals!!!
Nov 28, 2014 dominique frutos
Nov 28, 2014 anasa lewis
Nov 28, 2014 rachel doherty
Nov 28, 2014 Blooma Sun
Nov 28, 2014 sue & ed drake
Nov 28, 2014 linda heimann Let's get into the 21st century. Do we need to kill animals to keep us warm or succumb to fashion dictates
Nov 28, 2014 Alice Witt
Nov 28, 2014 Marc Wilson
Nov 28, 2014 Charlene Myers
Nov 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 28, 2014 Jolie Avenia
Nov 28, 2014 jen s this is just disgusting !!!
Nov 28, 2014 Karen Johns this practice has to stop. Canada is better than this!!!!!
Nov 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 28, 2014 H. M. Sustaita Please step up and ban the use of any and all fur - no matter what animal it comes from. No animal deserves to be killed for humanities vanity.
Nov 28, 2014 Mari Pohto
Nov 28, 2014 stephanie jones i am appalled that any civilized country would allow the use of tortured animals as a product for sale. In this day and age there is absolutely no need for fur and especially from animals that have been caught, tortured, and slaughtered.
Nov 28, 2014 Laura Godin Ban animal products containing dog and cat. This cruel practice should not exist. Do not allow this cruelty that these animals, endure.
Nov 28, 2014 Barbara Higgs
Nov 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 28, 2014 Kirsten Domke
Nov 28, 2014 Luana Jade
Nov 28, 2014 Barbara Peterlin Please stop furs imported in Canada.
Nov 28, 2014 chandra kepler animals equals love
Nov 28, 2014 Tina Edgar
Nov 28, 2014 Selisha No As a civilized nation we need to stand up against these crimes and showcase our country apart from less evolved.

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