Mayor Jeff Lehman and Councillors of the City of Barrie, Ontario, Canada: Please Ban Exotic Animal Acts (ie. Circuses) from performing in your City.
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Mayor Jeff Lehman and Councillors of the City of Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Mayor Jeff Lehman and Councillors of the City of Barrie, Ontario, Canada: Please Ban Exotic Animal Acts (ie. Circuses) from performing in your City.

    1. Laureen D'Alessandro
    2. Petition by

      Laureen D'Alessandro

      Woodbridge, Canada

Abusing and exploiting animals in the "name" of PROFIT is outrageous!
In order to get these animals to perform unnatural, painful, and stressful acts, trainers use blow torches, whips, shock them with taser guns and beat them with bullhooks, that are jabbed into their sensitive skin, on their thigh, behind their ears, even jabbing inside their mouths.
These Elephants, Tigers, Bears etc. endure severe confinement, hardship and brutality. Between acts these ENDANGERED SPECIES are kept chained up like bicycles or confined to cramped pens, which aren't large enough for them to turn around.
Dozens of Countries have Nation Wide Bans on Exotic Animals in Circuses. While Thousands of Municipalities and Cities World Wide have a Ban in place.
These Animals are Dangerous to the public.
The Shrine Circus announced that their new show coming to Ontario in 2013, includes "the Largest Cat Act in the World with 15 tigers". The day after their announcement, the Trainer of these CATS was killed by a Tiger in front of a Full Audience.
Please join the other Municipalities who share concern for the Public and Animal Welfare and stop these Groups from entering your jurisdiction.

To:
Mayor Jeff Lehman and Councillors of the City of Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Please Ban Exotic Animal Acts (ie. Circuses) from performing in your City.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Janine Wright TORONTO, CANADA
      • about 1 year ago

      Animals are abused and mistreated..force to slavery and at times even death....just as us humans ( if you can call us that )to live free....animals should be allowed to live their live free too

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    • Mary C TORONTO, CANADA
      • about 1 year ago

      All beings love and cherish life, just like us. Please watch shows "Animal World" on www.suprememastertv.com to understand the noble and loving nature of animals.

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    • Carmen Rico TORONTO, CANADA
      • about 1 year ago

      Enough of animal abuse!

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    • Adrian Freeman TORONTO, CANADA
      • about 1 year ago

      Stop using and abusing animals once and for all!

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    • Connie Wissink CHATHAM, CANADA
      • about 1 year ago

      This is abuse of the animals.

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