THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO:
Never buy fur. Never buy fur trim.
Don't buy anything that looks like it could be fur.
Don't shop at stores that sell fur and tell the manager why. TELL EVERYONE YOU CAN ABOUT FUR TRADE CRUELTY:Spread the word:
Tell your friends, family, neighbours and coworkers about the cruel fur trade
. Share our videos, website and resources on your blog, Facebook or Twitter. You can also wear our t-shirts or hooded sweatshirts
. Write persistently to government officials, including your city council. Write letters to the editor about the cruel fur trade. Take every opportunity you can to speak out for the animals.Hold a protest, invite the media:
Shine a media spotlight on fur trade cruelty. Hold a demonstration outside a store that sells fur and invite your local paper, TV and radio station to cover the story. We can supply you with information and handouts.Invite us to your school or event:
Our staff and volunteers are available to do trapping demonstrations and lectures at your school, store or event
. Contact us at 604-435-1850
for more details.GET POLITICAL:
Ban lethal wildlife traps in your community:
Ask your city council if the leg-hold, Conibear and snare trap are legal in your municipality
. If so, let us know and we can help you start a campaign to ban these dangerous and cruel traps
.Talk to your Member of Parliament (MP):
Your voice can be heard in the House of Commons. Tell your Member of Parliament that you care about animals and want lethal wildlife trapping and cruel fur farming to stop. Also, ask your MP to support legislation to ban the import and sale of dog and cat fur in Canada. Click here to find your MP. Talk to your Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA):
Share your views about animal cruelty with the politican that represents you in the House of Commons. Ask what he/she is doing to protect animals in Canada. Find your MLA here
. SUPPORT THE CAUSE: Host a fundraisier:
Consider hosting a garage sale, bake sale to raise funds to help end the cruel fur trade.Become a volunteer:
Do you have a special skill that you can use to help animals? Fill out our volunteer application. Make a donation.
Your support ensures that our collective voice for the animals remains strong. Make a donation today
.Become a monthly donor.
Visit our donation page
, or call us at 604-435-1850
for more information. Leave a legacy.
Long after you are gone, you can still help save our wildlife. Planned giving
can include leaving a percentage of your estate, life insurance, RSP's, property or stock. Our legally registered name is "Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals".