Stop Selling Shelter Animals for Experiments in Michigan
  • Petitioned Jeff Anderson (2-year term ending 12/31/2012)

This petition was delivered to:

Chairman, Gratiot County Commissioner
Jeff Anderson (2-year term ending 12/31/2012)
Gratiot County Commissioner
Warren Everett (2-year term ending 12/31/2012)
Gratiot County Commissioner
David Bailey (2-year term ending 12/31/2012)
Gratiot County Commissioner
Jan Bunting (2-year term ending 12/31/2012)
Gratiot County Commissioner - City of Ithica
William Dilts (2-year term ending 12/31/2012)
Gratiot County Commissioner
Roland Merignac (2-year term ending 12/31/2012)
Gratiot County Commissioner
Teresa Hagerman (2-year term ending 12/31/2012)
Michigan Governor
Michigan State House
U.S. Senate
Michigan State Senate
U.S. House of Representatives

Stop Selling Shelter Animals for Experiments in Michigan

    1. Petition by

      Larissa Tuttle

      Mission Viejo, CA

Please do not contact the shelters regarding this situation. Phone calls to the shelters HAVE to be reserved for rescue of these animals. This issue needs to be resolved at a higher level. It's very important to understand this.

Gratiot County Animal Control in Michigan sells shelter dogs and cats to class B dealers (“Pound Seizure”) for cruel animal experiments. 

Pound seizure is the practice of selling or releasing of shelter animals to animal brokers known as Class B Dealers or to research facilities for experimentation or education. These animals may be used as expendable “tools” in lethal laboratory experiments or educational purposes (e.g., dissections).

Please sign and share this petition, particularly if you are in Michigan. Signatures from Michigan residents are the most relevant. Please spread the word to all your friends in Michigan.

 

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 7,000 signatures
    2. Mecosta County Animal Control has decided to stop pound seizure.

      Larissa Tuttle
      Petition Organizer

      The petition has been updated to reflect this. Gratiot County Animal Control needs to follow their lead. Please send this to all your friends in Michigan to sign & share.

    3. Reached 3,000 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Antje Struthmann ASHMORE, AUSTRALIA
      • over 1 year ago

      Disgusting, appalling, unnecessary cruelty to achieve exactly what? Animals are not humans. Humans should be used as guinea pigs to see best results and feel pain first hand.

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    • SJ Champ LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES
      • over 1 year ago

      STOP EVIL OPPRESSION AND EXPERIMENTS ON GODS ANIMALS !!!! THEY HAVE A RIGHT TO LIVE IN PEACE.

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    • marc tessier WEARE, NH
      • over 1 year ago

      it's inhumane

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    • Christine Harder MONROVIA, CA
      • over 1 year ago

      Animals have rights just like humans. I compare selling shelter animals for medical experiments to selling orphans for medical experimentation. Find a better way to test products and stop the torture of innocent animals. The practice can not be consented to any more than human slavery and torture can. You should be utterly ashamed of yourselves and this practice.

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    • lindsay joyner RALEIGH, NC
      • over 1 year ago

      why not?

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