Most people are horrified to learn that baby seals have their skulls smashed in or are shot to death each year during Canada's annual war on seals. So how will your friends and family members find out about the slaughter and how to help stop it? You need to tell them!
Spread the word online with our tips below or spread the message within your community by getting active on a local level, with our tips and guidance.
Spread the word about the seal slaughter by ordering free leaflets that you can hand out in busy areas within your community. Not only will this increase the level of awareness about the seal slaughter, it also has the potential to recruit hundreds of people to the cause. Request leaflets and get started today! Remember: please include your full mailing address when placing your request.
Sometimes the pen really is mightier than the sword (or the hakapiks used to bash in seals' skulls!), and you can prove it! Sending letters to your local newspaper and other media outlets about the Canadian seal slaughter is a great way to reach the public and keep the topic on the tips of everybody's tongues. Check out PETA's Guide to Letter-Writing and you'll be on your way to getting published in no time.
Organize a Demonstration
Protesting is a fun, easy, and effective way to expose the cruelty of the seal slaughter. It can be as simple as one person with a sign and an hour to spare. You'd be surprised at how far you can get with a friendly smile and simple question like, "Would you like to learn how to help seals?" To get started, fill out this brief form.
Join the PETA Action Team, which will keep you up to date on local protests and events and give you the latest breaking news and campaign updates from PETA.org. The Action Team is the place to go for updates and tips on how to become a better animal rights activist.