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Skechers ran their Super Bowl ad despite pleas from animal advocates everywhere. Please continue to sign this petition in protest of Skechers until the company apologizes for their ad and publicly denounces animal cruelty.
Goal: 30,000 Progress: 33,272
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Greyhounds are being exploited as part of a new ad campaign that's scheduled to begin during the Super Bowl.

The multi-billion dollar shoe company Skechers recently filmed its television ad at a greyhound racing track. The advertisement features the dogs in racing jackets, racing against a smaller dog who is wearing Skechers shoes.

Airing this promotion would be bad enough any time — but airing it during the Super Bowl not only promises hundreds of millions of people will witness a form of animal cruelty that is being touted as a sport, but it also demonstrates gross ignorance on the part of Skechers.

Skechers needs to realize it is only promoting animal cruelty by supporting a sport in which innocent dogs die all the time for no reason.

Sign the petition imploring Skechers to act responsibly and pull this ad from the Super Bowl lineup — and from television altogether.

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Dear Skechers CEO Robert Greenberg:

If your company, Skechers, is interested in doing the right thing, you will apologize for promoting animal cruelty with an ad during the Super Bowl lineup.

Your ad featuring greyhound dogs racing a smaller dog wearing Skechers shoes completely misses the point. Do you know the kinds of lives racing greyhounds lead? They're fed grade D meat, kept in small enclosures, forced to race until their bodies give out, and then they are killed. The greyhound racing industry is a terrible place for a dog to end up.

Yet you supported this "sport" by broadcasting it across America during the most watched event of the year. I realize your interest lies with your own company's success — but you shouldn't promote animal cruelty to get it.

Please apologize for your ad letting the public know you do not condone animal cruelty.

Petition Signatures

Jul 10, 2014 teresa urduja
Jul 10, 2014 Chelsey Gray Im disgusted.
Jul 10, 2014 Marcella Caravaglios
Jul 10, 2014 Helen Tam-Semmens
Jul 10, 2014 jennifer olsen
Jul 10, 2014 marie-anna ultsch
Jul 9, 2014 Janet White
Jul 9, 2014 Lori Rodriguez
Jul 9, 2014 sebastien FABIANO
Jul 9, 2014 Maren Northway Their fucking sportswear is ugly anyway.... They need their ugly shoes shoved up their asses....
Jul 9, 2014 Stephen Poynter
Jul 9, 2014 courtney mosher
Jul 9, 2014 Waldemar Rudziecki
Jul 9, 2014 Cristy Nolasco
Jul 9, 2014 ivonne montijo
Jul 8, 2014 Deborah Cannon
Jul 8, 2014 Maribel Jiménez
Jul 8, 2014 Jacquelyn Butler
Jul 8, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 8, 2014 candace steller
Jul 8, 2014 Ellee Lowe
Jul 8, 2014 Kathy Efthymiakopoulos Stop animal cruelty now. Today!
Jul 8, 2014 Lynne Thrower
Jul 8, 2014 Viviana Carcache
Jul 8, 2014 Juliana Williams
Jul 8, 2014 Valantine Maillet
Jul 8, 2014 Trisha McMurray
Jul 8, 2014 Tracey McArthur
Jul 8, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 8, 2014 shawn jackson
Jul 8, 2014 Kathy Fonte
Jul 8, 2014 Izabelle Carli
Jul 8, 2014 wendy schedel when will the animal abuse end??????? wake up you people, no skechers for me, you ones that think up this crap need to consider all sides of a ad.. not just how the hell much money can I make
Jul 8, 2014 Laura McDonald
Jul 8, 2014 Susan Gentry
Jul 8, 2014 Jenny Scott
Jul 8, 2014 Maeve Maguire
Jul 8, 2014 Jessy Coco
Jul 8, 2014 Lim Jye Huey
Jul 8, 2014 Bea Vassne
Jul 8, 2014 Michael Mullikin
Jul 8, 2014 Neema Shree
Jul 8, 2014 Evelyn Duncan
Jul 8, 2014 Catie Bertges
Jul 8, 2014 lucy Blackwell
Jul 8, 2014 (Name not displayed) they promoting crime violence and evil conduct...
Jul 8, 2014 Susan Dockerill
Jul 8, 2014 blandine bonnaud
Jul 8, 2014 Dipankar Majumdar

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