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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: 109,506
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.


Petition Signatures

Jul 29, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 29, 2014 Judi Gatto
Jul 29, 2014 Rosalie Lang
Jul 29, 2014 Rosie Lang
Jul 29, 2014 Roberta Tynes
Jul 29, 2014 TERRIER bernard
Jul 29, 2014 Darcy Grosjean
Jul 29, 2014 shana smith
Jul 29, 2014 mary joya
Jul 29, 2014 Sandra Keswick
Jul 29, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 29, 2014 Denise Dowell Please ban dog and cat fur
Jul 29, 2014 Kayla Parkhurst This is absolutely horrendous to even think about. I never thought that a place that is considered to loving and endearing is responsible of such a thing. Next time someone tells me that Canada is so great, I'll remind them of this monstrosity.
Jul 29, 2014 Debra Stevenson All of God's living creatures have a right to live their lives without cruelty OR to be used for the vanity of man. Let them live in peace without being subject to the unjust and cruel acts of man who kill them for his unjust pleasures.
Jul 29, 2014 Angelina Miranda
Jul 29, 2014 KARIN MAHER
Jul 29, 2014 Maria Gutierrez
Jul 29, 2014 Bo Rutjes
Jul 29, 2014 Clare S
Jul 29, 2014 Sharron Melia
Jul 29, 2014 Monique AUBERT
Jul 29, 2014 Shazia Mughal This is disgusting animals have just as much right to be loved as we do they are not the bred to be tortured. This must stop asap.
Jul 28, 2014 Staci schuck
Jul 28, 2014 Jane Estes
Jul 28, 2014 Donna Riddle
Jul 28, 2014 Deanna Boss
Jul 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 28, 2014 Michelle Donaldson
Jul 28, 2014 Debbie Stangle We were upset when China was selling dog fur on coats at JC Penney's! Why should it be okay for Canada!
Jul 28, 2014 (Name not displayed) All life is precious.
Jul 28, 2014 Jennifer Barnes
Jul 28, 2014 Zee Matej I am asking my government to stop importing or sale of any products that contain cat or dog fur.
Jul 28, 2014 utopia hammond
Jul 28, 2014 Debra Richardson It amazes and saddens me the cruelity of mankind. Animals are innocent and depend on us and this is how they are repaid. Please stop this practice. Grow a conscience!!!!!
Jul 28, 2014 Helen Golding
Jul 28, 2014 Wanda Byrd
Jul 28, 2014 Laura Martinek
Jul 28, 2014 Amanda Kidd No animal should suffer like that!! Pitbull fighting and everything should b stopped! These animals are helpless and depend on us to keep them safe! They have no choice and don't choose to b harmed or maimed or beaten or killed!! It's sick!
Jul 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 28, 2014 Brandi Schwartz
Jul 28, 2014 Cynthia Nichol
Jul 28, 2014 Darcy Grosjean
Jul 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 28, 2014 Dawn Kushner
Jul 28, 2014 Laura Brasile I will discourage as many people as I know and will encourage them to discourage everyone they know from visiting Canada and spending money there. This is disgusting and needs to be stopped.
Jul 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 28, 2014 Linda Breggia
Jul 28, 2014 Marilyn Ryan
Jul 28, 2014 Leanah Bouvier

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