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On 9/19/2014, we mailed 61,283 signatures to Prime Minister Harper showing your support for the end to the seal hunts. While we await a response, please continue to sign and share this petition to advocate for innocent seals.
Goal: 75,000 Progress: 68,538
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

In recent years, hundreds of thousands of Canada's seals have been killed in annual "seal hunts." The hunters beat helpless baby seals to death with clubs. The fishermen who perform these hunts make an average of one-twentieth of their incomes from seal hunting — this is not their livelihood.

The hunt starts again every April. We cannot allow this savage cruelty to continue. Sign the petition below telling Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to put an end to Canada's seal massacre.

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Dear Prime Minister Justin Trudeau:

I am outraged at Canada's bloody commercial slaughter of innocent seals. Each year, these precious creatures fall prey to the hands of selfish hunters—fisherman who use rifles and clubs to beat and kill seals. Baby seals are often the first to be targeted.

It's bad enough that seals are facing new challenges with global warming depleting their environment and food resources. The seal population is suffering greatly as a result of climate change, yet Canadian seal hunters pay no mind and forge ahead with their inhumane and savage attacks.

What's worse is that seals are being killed mainly so that their pelts can be sold to fashion houses. The fishermen who perform these hunts make an average of one-twentieth of their incomes from seal hunting—this is not their livelihood, and they have no regard for the future of the seals or what their actions could mean for the future of our planet.

We have a responsibility to take care of our environment and the creatures that inhabit it. The Canadian seal slaughter demonstrates some of the most environmentally unsustainable and blatantly inhumane actions imaginable. We cannot allow this savage practice to continue. Please take the necessary steps to ensure this barbaric hunt comes to a halt, permanently.

Petition Signatures


Sep 24, 2016 nikos papalexiou
Sep 24, 2016 Richard Wood
Sep 24, 2016 James McArdle
Sep 23, 2016 Patty Hart
Sep 23, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 23, 2016 zana midmore
Sep 23, 2016 Kim Fox
Sep 23, 2016 Kari Lindewirth
Sep 23, 2016 Betty Seger
Sep 23, 2016 nina rosa jacob
Sep 22, 2016 (Name not displayed) The killing of innocent baby seals is simply unacceptable. This sickens me and is inhumane. It is torture and must be stopped.
Sep 22, 2016 Pat Williams
Sep 22, 2016 Estella Edwards
Sep 22, 2016 Mimi Ngo
Sep 22, 2016 DANIELLE GOERMAN
Sep 22, 2016 Robert Reed
Sep 22, 2016 Donna Myers
Sep 21, 2016 Bria Sanborn
Sep 21, 2016 Teresa Searles Canada. PLEASE STOP THIS CRUEL AND SENSELESS SLAUGHTER
Sep 21, 2016 Kim Huculiak This has got to end. There are other ways to get what we get from the seals and we don't need their beautiful coats they need them and they need to live out their lives the way nature intended. Let their natural predators do what needs to be done.
Sep 20, 2016 Mary Wilson
Sep 20, 2016 Charolette Mace
Sep 20, 2016 Nancy Rittenhouse
Sep 20, 2016 Pamela Ayers
Sep 19, 2016 Stacey Smith
Sep 19, 2016 Suzanne Lewis
Sep 19, 2016 Luciane Gorzkowski Such a developed country and still so ignorant.
Sep 19, 2016 Keith D'Alessandro
Sep 19, 2016 arline lohli
Sep 19, 2016 Marcia Sutton
Sep 19, 2016 Patricia Lynn Sansom
Sep 19, 2016 Marissa Vecsey
Sep 18, 2016 dilek demirel
Sep 18, 2016 Kathleen Voisin
Sep 17, 2016 Susan Hunt
Sep 17, 2016 Allison Ahrens
Sep 17, 2016 Charlyn Moore
Sep 17, 2016 Kelly Newsom
Sep 17, 2016 Ad Lenders
Sep 16, 2016 Dory Schnur
Sep 16, 2016 Heather Corry
Sep 16, 2016 ALICE AHERN
Sep 16, 2016 Paula Mathews
Sep 16, 2016 Victoria Mccay
Sep 16, 2016 Kim Webster Proud to help!
Sep 16, 2016 Nancy Paskowitz
Sep 16, 2016 Terry Smith
Sep 16, 2016 Sharon Bullard
Sep 16, 2016 Debra Moody stop this horrendous hunt there isn't a market for seal meat and the fur Market has gone down by 80%. It is cruel and inhumane to kill them for their fur this should be outlawed and totally banned with prison snd stiff fines for doing so,save don't kill
Sep 16, 2016 Naomi Lidicker

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