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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: 112,208
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 14, 2014 Delia Walters Dog fighting is one of the cruelest "sports" in the world and seems to be spreading at an alarming rate! the pain and misery these poor dogs go through is unimaginable. Please help to end this
Jul 13, 2014 Christine Hanvold-Begg I cant even believe that there has to be a petition to stop dog fight videos ANYWHERE!!!!
Jul 13, 2014 Dana Levy
Jul 13, 2014 Connie Williams
Jul 13, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 13, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 13, 2014 Brenda Taylor
Jul 13, 2014 Rebecca Fung
Jul 13, 2014 lione r worton
Jul 13, 2014 J.S. Simpson
Jul 13, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 13, 2014 maggie weatherbee HOW CRUEL TO THESE ANIMALS. THIS PRACTICE FOR ENTERTAINMENT MUST STOP~!~ HIGHER PENALTIES AND JAIL TIME, HOW ABOUT WORKING IN A SHELTER FOR A PERIOD OF TIME?????
Jul 13, 2014 Bettye Hill
Jul 13, 2014 (Name not displayed) We don't want to watch this
Jul 13, 2014 Michele Bielski Please stop promoting dog fighting!
Jul 13, 2014 Megan Liceon Dog fighting is disgusting and, though I love YouTube, the site should not be broadcasting this sick form of 'entertainment' and encouraging others to join in with these terrible acts. I am surprised the videos are not already deleted.
Jul 13, 2014 Carol Weigand
Jul 13, 2014 connie smith
Jul 13, 2014 Julia Henry-Barron Only those whom are sub-normal and dregs of scum can take any part in dog fighting
Jul 13, 2014 Alice Long That these fights take place is illegal and inhumane. That videos if such cruelty are allowed on YouTube is utterly unacceptable. Please--for life's sake--stop this.
Jul 13, 2014 Laura Gutman
Jul 13, 2014 Pamelia Brown Dog fitting is illegal. More importantly it's cruel & an insane.
Jul 13, 2014 Shalon Patel
Jul 13, 2014 Elizabeth Stewart
Jul 13, 2014 Louise Weerd
Jul 13, 2014 Susan Weaver Stop the cruelty, and do not let these videos be seen on YouTube!!!
Jul 13, 2014 Ellen Meaney
Jul 13, 2014 Lisa Brown
Jul 13, 2014 sam snyder
Jul 13, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 13, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 13, 2014 Lisa Harrison
Jul 13, 2014 Susan Duncan
Jul 13, 2014 Collette Carpenter
Jul 13, 2014 Ursula Brunner
Jul 12, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 12, 2014 Kim Kre Where is ur heart?
Jul 12, 2014 Jessica Doherty
Jul 12, 2014 Ofelia Lam
Jul 12, 2014 nicole edward
Jul 12, 2014 Sharyn Van Dyk
Jul 12, 2014 ASHLEY ROZANSKI
Jul 12, 2014 John Teevan
Jul 12, 2014 Ashley Peace Please for the sake of so many sweet lives, BAN this barbaric cruelty on YouTube
Jul 12, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 12, 2014 Arlene Kelly This is not a sport or fun activity. This is pure cruelty.
Jul 12, 2014 Louise Abbott
Jul 12, 2014 Jackeline Quintanilla
Jul 12, 2014 Nancy Kahl
Jul 12, 2014 (Name not displayed)

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