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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: 112,902
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


Sep 23, 2014 Erin Sackmann
Sep 23, 2014 KRISTEN EWAN
Sep 23, 2014 Diane van Weelie Cats and dogs are companion animals. Moreover, these cats and dogs are held in horrible conditions. Pets are even stolen for this vile industry. Please do not support it by allowing the import of cat and dog hair products.
Sep 23, 2014 Natalia Gorshkova
Sep 23, 2014 Joanne Wampach please stop this horrid nonsense, those cats and dogs do not DESERVE, the hell you make them suffer
Sep 23, 2014 Anne Ford
Sep 23, 2014 marjorie dufresne
Sep 23, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 23, 2014 Leilani Palmer
Sep 23, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 23, 2014 Jack Peal Stop This MADNESS !!!
Sep 22, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 22, 2014 Kat Ridenour
Sep 22, 2014 Jermaine Ammari
Sep 22, 2014 marina jirotka
Sep 22, 2014 Varpu Kaplas
Sep 22, 2014 Phyllis Gladden
Sep 22, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 22, 2014 Patricia Delaney
Sep 22, 2014 Daniela Vellasamy
Sep 22, 2014 Stefanie Koller
Sep 22, 2014 Jennifer Castaldo How do these people sleep at night? This is barbaric at best! This needs to be abolished!
Sep 22, 2014 Peggy Wildsmith
Sep 22, 2014 amanda euteneier
Sep 22, 2014 Lenka Mašková
Sep 22, 2014 ina hueper
Sep 22, 2014 tim ritter
Sep 21, 2014 chris coetzee
Sep 21, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 21, 2014 Nicole Lewis
Sep 21, 2014 Roxie Belle
Sep 21, 2014 Sabrina Miesch
Sep 21, 2014 Emma Blomsterberg
Sep 21, 2014 Liz Rennie
Sep 21, 2014 Carl Österlund
Sep 21, 2014 Annette Joisten
Sep 21, 2014 Beatrix Paschen
Sep 21, 2014 Manuela Düsterwald
Sep 21, 2014 tanja kazarow
Sep 21, 2014 Debra Dewey
Sep 21, 2014 Petra Munack
Sep 21, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 21, 2014 Carina Priebe
Sep 21, 2014 Petra Hegenscheidt
Sep 21, 2014 Sabine Thiel
Sep 21, 2014 Renate Müller
Sep 21, 2014 Nicole Horn
Sep 21, 2014 (Name not displayed) Help !
Sep 21, 2014 Manuela Sobolewski
Sep 21, 2014 Philippine Mörs

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