the ice in the midst of a seal nursery where they were born, pups will
be killed in sight of their mothers; adults will also be shot, stabbed
and clubbed. When protests against the seal began thirty years ago,
tens of thousands of seals were being killed, and today hundreds of
thousands of seals are being killed. We need new solutions to bring an
end to the largest tax payer funded slaughter of marine mammals on the
planet. Find out what The Humane Society of Canada is doing to stop
this, and how you can help. Because when it comes to fighting cruelty,
we don’t give up. Ever.
no proof that they actually even enforce the law, government
politicians and the sealing industry claim that no whitecoat harp seal
pups are killed any longer. The term "whitecoat" refers to the stage of
development of a pup, and means the pup is 14 to 21 days of age (shown
above on the left). Instead, sealers simply wait less than a day until
the seal’s fur begins to moult (shown to the left) before they club,
stab or shoot the seal pup.
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easy for supporters to make a life saving donation to help
save the seals.
On behalf of the seals, thank you for your kindness, generosity and compassion.
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Chairman & CEO
The Humane Society of Canada