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3/29/11: 21,874 signatures sent to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Please continue to sign for this important cause if you haven't already!
Goal: 40,000 Progress: 46,202
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

In April 2010, 100 husky sled dogs who participated in the Canada Winter Olympics were slaughtered. Reportedly, one man carried out the killings utilizing both a shotgun and a knife. The slaughter took place because the company who owned them — Outdoor Adventures — felt the dogs were no longer a viable profit source. They then ordered them slaughtered.

There is no justification for this savage act of murder. Killing animals — and especially the manner in which the dogs were slaughtered — should never be tolerated, period. That 100 dogs were so brutally executed for such callous and selfish reasons is reprehensible.

All of those who were part of this act need to pay for what they've done. Sign the petition urging the Canadian government to further investigate the slaughter, punish those responsible, and enact stricter legislation that would combat such savage acts of animal cruelty.

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Dear Prime Minister Harper:

I was appalled to learn about the mass husky slaughter that took place following the 2010 Winter Olympics. Outdoor Adventures, the company that owned the dogs, ordered the killings because there was no longer a demand for them once the games had come to a close.

Reports claim that one sole person conducted the slaughter, using knives and a shotgun. Not only were these killings inhumane and unnecessary to begin with, they were administered in unspeakable ways.

Outdoor Adventures didn't want to spend the time or money to find these perfectly healthy dogs eligible homes, so they decided that getting rid of them altogether was the best way to remedy the problem.

These kind of actions cannot go unpunished. One hundred innocent creatures are now dead because of one company's ignorance and greed. I am writing to ask that you take action against Outdoor Adventures and make them pay for their cruelty, as well as lobby for stricter animal cruelty laws in Canada.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures


Apr 16, 2014 Johanna de Bruin
Apr 15, 2014 heidi foraker
Apr 15, 2014 Mariana Caraca
Apr 15, 2014 Manny Martinez
Apr 14, 2014 Patricia Jewell
Apr 14, 2014 Samantha Haas
Apr 14, 2014 c lc ʚïɞ ¡¡¡ No podemos exigir q ames a los animales pero si q los respetes ... Amooo ;-) Guauuu !!! ʚïɞ
Apr 13, 2014 Robert Downing
Apr 13, 2014 Jere Springer
Apr 13, 2014 shirley riedhammer
Apr 13, 2014 Madeleine Bateman
Apr 13, 2014 Vicky Lawrence
Apr 13, 2014 Irwin Rapoport
Apr 12, 2014 Lynda Stewart
Apr 12, 2014 Alyssa Webb
Apr 12, 2014 Jacqueline Tanner
Apr 12, 2014 Bettina Riedel Too shocked to find words !
Apr 12, 2014 Carmen Williams
Apr 12, 2014 CYNDI SALINAS
Apr 12, 2014 Francesca Flore
Apr 12, 2014 Melissa Bostic
Apr 12, 2014 Mie Otani
Apr 11, 2014 Jacqueline Nelson
Apr 11, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 11, 2014 Nancy Glynn
Apr 11, 2014 Margery Sudsataya
Apr 11, 2014 Pilar Sarmiento
Apr 11, 2014 Lisa Hulett
Apr 11, 2014 Brenda Guerrero
Apr 11, 2014 Jennifer Reinert
Apr 11, 2014 Susan Brown
Apr 11, 2014 Michelle Sullivan
Apr 11, 2014 Marge Skinner
Apr 11, 2014 Monica Lewandowski
Apr 11, 2014 Salwah Koriya
Apr 11, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 11, 2014 sharon ronsse
Apr 11, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 11, 2014 игорь козлов
Apr 11, 2014 Ana Nastran
Apr 10, 2014 Laura Serna
Apr 10, 2014 Kaitlyn Allison
Apr 10, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 10, 2014 Antoinette Freeman Oh, this is horrible
Apr 10, 2014 Darlene hobson
Apr 9, 2014 Rosa Arsiaga
Apr 9, 2014 Mary Stirrup
Apr 9, 2014 Ginger Florian
Apr 9, 2014 Juan Hernandez
Apr 8, 2014 Christine Bodner

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