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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: 121,108
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


Jan 29, 2015 Sonya Nel
Jan 28, 2015 Elizabeth Richardson
Jan 28, 2015 Kim Smith
Jan 28, 2015 Sally Segobia
Jan 28, 2015 Kelsey Kennedy
Jan 28, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 28, 2015 YVONNE HALL
Jan 28, 2015 Rebecca Lewis
Jan 28, 2015 Salim Ekici
Jan 28, 2015 Carrie Lover
Jan 28, 2015 Elaine Gross Such sickening cruelty!
Jan 28, 2015 carina bergdahl
Jan 28, 2015 KURTIS HARRIS
Jan 28, 2015 luwana dyer
Jan 28, 2015 Jenny Lim-Kropik
Jan 28, 2015 Carlos Santana
Jan 28, 2015 carrie leonard
Jan 28, 2015 judy Malone
Jan 28, 2015 Jay Frye
Jan 28, 2015 Linda Elgin
Jan 28, 2015 Florencia Corti
Jan 28, 2015 Justin Dengler
Jan 28, 2015 Paul Cangelosi
Jan 28, 2015 jennifer brinkman
Jan 28, 2015 Vanessa Fields
Jan 28, 2015 Janelle agar
Jan 27, 2015 lisa bradshaw
Jan 27, 2015 Debra Cassiero
Jan 27, 2015 Gail Vosler
Jan 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 27, 2015 Helena Saunders
Jan 27, 2015 Ailsa Glazebrook
Jan 26, 2015 Swetlana Frei
Jan 26, 2015 MICHELLE LORD SKIN THEM ALL I SAY!!!! OMFG!!!
Jan 26, 2015 Tiziana Molendi
Jan 26, 2015 CARMEN FEITO
Jan 26, 2015 Gail Ponder
Jan 26, 2015 Linda Bachmanek Do you know how these animal furs are "harvested"? Stand up and say NO to this intolerable abuse.
Jan 26, 2015 Darla Hassanein
Jan 26, 2015 Andrew Higgs Zero tolerance of animal abuse!
Jan 26, 2015 Mary Brown
Jan 26, 2015 Bernadette Porter Most people don't know these things! If they did, it would not be tolerated!!!
Jan 25, 2015 Janina Grage
Jan 25, 2015 Cindy Martin Sad and apalling, I will no longer do buisness with any Canadian companies until this awful practice is stopped.
Jan 25, 2015 Amrita Daria
Jan 25, 2015 Denice Jones
Jan 25, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 25, 2015 Katja Loeffler
Jan 25, 2015 Aruna Magnus
Jan 25, 2015 Tempest Miller This is just absolutely disgusting. Please can we STOP already with these abhorrent acts of mindless cruelty for the sake of profit?

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