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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: 70,818
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 22, 2018 Andrey Yushchenko
Feb 22, 2018 Gayle Bannis
Feb 22, 2018 Ruth Fichtner Mag. Dr.
Feb 22, 2018 Helga Jelus
Feb 22, 2018 Dorothy Dagnall
Feb 21, 2018 Pixie indigo moon Findlay Moore
Feb 21, 2018 Carol Brazee
Feb 21, 2018 annick baud
Feb 21, 2018 Yvonne White
Feb 21, 2018 Laura Zoldak
Feb 21, 2018 Nancy Olson
Feb 21, 2018 Kim Sellon
Feb 20, 2018 renay lawrence
Feb 20, 2018 Mary Bartlett
Feb 19, 2018 bonnie reeves
Feb 19, 2018 Traci Moreno
Feb 19, 2018 gillard claudine
Feb 19, 2018 Jessica Haag
Feb 19, 2018 Shannon Leitner
Feb 19, 2018 Eric Maxwell
Feb 19, 2018 Brenda Higgins
Feb 19, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 19, 2018 Rita Weinreb
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)

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