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On 4/9/2014, the Animal Rescue Site mailed 104,501 signatures to Youtube Headquarters. While we wait for a reply, please continue to show your support by signing the petition below!
Goal: 150,000 Progress: 113,150
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Dog fighting, in and of itself is a heinous crime. What may be surprising to find out, however, is the idea that others are encouraging dog fighting by offering instructional videos about the activity. YouTube.com, the world's largest video sharing website, features videos depicting dog fights and material related to it.

Dog fighting is an abhorrent "sport" in which owners pit two dogs against each other in the ring and have them fight until one collapses or dies. The other dog is most often injured as well.

YouTube should not allow these videos to be featured anywhere on the site as they only promote violence and carnage.

Write to YouTube's CEO asking her to prohibit these videos and stand up for dogs!

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Dear Susan Wojcicki:

Dog fighting is a heinous activity in which two dogs are pitted against each other and are made to fight to the death. It's a bloody sport where no one wins.

These fights depict excessive violence, cause great harm to the animals involved, and break the law in all fifty US states in addition to many countries around the world. By these measures, such videos violate your community guidelines regarding "animal abuse", "graphic or gratuitous violence", "intent to shock or disgust", and "encouraging dangerous, illegal activities".

Despite these safeguards, dog fighting videos persist on your video sharing site. With the resources dedicated to the removal of copyrighted content, these sensational and gruesome videos stand out, lending an air of culpability in propagating this unlawful and immoral practice.

Though you will not comment on the removal of individual videos, the continued presence of this particular category demands a review of your policies and procedures for the handling and reviewing of flagged content. As a good first step, your Community Guidelines might explicitly prohibit the presence of dog fighting videos under your "helpful examples and tips."

Please take down all dog fighting videos and do your part for the humane treatment of dogs everywhere.

Thank you.

Petition Signatures


Jul 29, 2014 Erika Garcia
Jul 29, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 29, 2014 Amanda Beck
Jul 29, 2014 Susan Gillespie
Jul 29, 2014 Brenda Garcia I love animals all type if animals . It's not fair for younger generations to learn from this discusting videos . Take them off !take them off ! Take them off!
Jul 29, 2014 Kathy Gerken
Jul 29, 2014 Marshall Mallie ARREST OFFENDERS.... REPORT ALL INCIDENTS TO THE LOCAL AND STATE POLICE. THEY WANT TO KNOW!
Jul 29, 2014 Bonnie Bakkom Remove videos and ARREST THEM.
Jul 29, 2014 Rita Escamilla Dog fighting is cruel animal abuse. It is against the law. I feel perpetrators should be given the same abuse, if not worse! These type of pictures/videos should not be allowed on the internet period. Put a stop to this ASAP
Jul 29, 2014 Darcy Grosjean
Jul 29, 2014 brittany yeager
Jul 29, 2014 Nancy McBride Barbaric and hurts the breed.
Jul 29, 2014 (Name not displayed) Dog fighting is awful. Animals are living breathing creatures and do not deserve to be treated that way. It's cruel.
Jul 29, 2014 Mary Woerner This needs to stop, it is not ok to promote dog fighting in your site, animals die, are injured and they suffer, the world is trying to stop dog fighting and your site promotes it!
Jul 29, 2014 Dora Dewitt
Jul 29, 2014 Bernice Wilbanks This is sickness not entertainment.
Jul 29, 2014 Bo Rutjes
Jul 29, 2014 loretta hollier I WILL BOYCOT YOUTUBE TILL THEY ARE REMOVED!!!
Jul 28, 2014 Lauren Ryan
Jul 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 28, 2014 Ed Long
Jul 28, 2014 Darcy Grosjean
Jul 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 28, 2014 (Name not displayed) This is sick and does not need to be posted on YouTube let alone fighting dogs!!!
Jul 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 28, 2014 Michelle Adams
Jul 28, 2014 David Pillai Pls stop the dog fighting videos on tou tube.
Jul 28, 2014 anne pham-sacilotto
Jul 28, 2014 Michelle Gohier
Jul 28, 2014 Richard Bosboom
Jul 27, 2014 AKIKO SAKAGUCHI
Jul 27, 2014 Erin Peffley Animal fighting for human "sport" belongs to the 17th century. Please bring YouTube up to date and ban videos of dogfighting.
Jul 27, 2014 Dolly Sanders
Jul 27, 2014 Fabiana Gonzalez Please stop, we should NOT encourage anything that inflicts suffering in others, including animals.
Jul 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 27, 2014 Melissa McTague
Jul 27, 2014 Emily Moreno
Jul 27, 2014 Mona Cook
Jul 27, 2014 Maggie Hord
Jul 27, 2014 Julie Holmes Dogs are not supposed to fight, they're supposed to love!
Jul 27, 2014 Carolyn Farley
Jul 27, 2014 Geeta Phadke
Jul 27, 2014 Lavenna White
Jul 27, 2014 MaryJo Merritt
Jul 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 27, 2014 Patricia Nowlin Please remove any video that shows people exploiting animals for gain, such as dog fights, cock fights...
Jul 27, 2014 Lauri Lueth
Jul 27, 2014 Nicole Brock
Jul 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 27, 2014 Nelda Brimer

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