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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: 100,000 Progress: 70,795
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


Feb 19, 2018 Lisa Williams
Feb 19, 2018 Katerina Voutinopoulou
Feb 18, 2018 Wanda Anthony
Feb 17, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 17, 2018 Lucy Kelly
Feb 17, 2018 Cindy Potter
Feb 17, 2018 (Name not displayed) Killing young defensless pups in cruel ways for no good reason is inhuman. This needs to stop! Leave seals alone! They do no harm to humans so why hurt them?
Feb 16, 2018 Connie Hope-Bly
Feb 16, 2018 Kristine Renick
Feb 16, 2018 Debra McFadden The mass majority of people on this planet see this horrific mass blood sacrifice for what it is. It time to contribute toward a world that represent empath and compassion.
Feb 16, 2018 Dana Norton
Feb 16, 2018 rebecca schwartz This is senseless. We have killed too many animals, time to stop. We don't need to kill to have coats. End this cruelty.
Feb 16, 2018 wesley burnett
Feb 16, 2018 Jacqueline Frye
Feb 16, 2018 Jacqueline Schmidt
Feb 15, 2018 Carol Hoadley I am against animal abuse.
Feb 15, 2018 Robin Blakesley
Feb 15, 2018 johann meza
Feb 15, 2018 Francisca Brechbuhler
Feb 14, 2018 Rebecca Burnett
Feb 14, 2018 Maria Monteiro
Feb 14, 2018 Carol Felicello
Feb 14, 2018 Lili Shintani
Feb 14, 2018 Beth Reimel
Feb 13, 2018 Jennifer Hanna
Feb 10, 2018 Nalini Persad
Feb 10, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 8, 2018 Michelle Gray Please stop this slaughter. We don't want this trade. Please stop.
Feb 7, 2018 Cari Brookbanks
Feb 7, 2018 Julie Minton
Feb 6, 2018 Alexis Todd
Feb 5, 2018 Veronica Metallo
Feb 3, 2018 Linda Millar
Jan 29, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jan 22, 2018 Gail Miller It should be Canada's shame that it allow this barbaric, cruel practice. It should be the shame of the rest of the world to sit back and say and do nothing.
Jan 17, 2018 Nico Dabajo
Jan 17, 2018 Rick Hodorowich
Jan 14, 2018 Sieglinda Preez
Jan 14, 2018 norma graciela varrone cancio
Jan 13, 2018 Sheri Nolen
Jan 13, 2018 Cathy Saunders
Jan 13, 2018 Gerianne Hayden
Jan 11, 2018 Lynn Gaudette
Jan 7, 2018 eric archambault
Jan 6, 2018 Davina Lee
Jan 4, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jan 4, 2018 (Name not displayed) My late Grandma gave me her black seal fur coat, she never felt comfortable in it & I needed a warm winter coat. Every time I wore it, it felt like the coat was “screaming” from the inhumanely killed seals. I threw it into the woods. God rest these seals
Jan 2, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Dec 31, 2017 Sari Salmi
Dec 27, 2017 Linda Diers

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