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Number of Petition Signatures to date: 10336

To join our Virtual Protest, please sign our Petition!

Valeria M.
Australia (New South Wales)

Animals being used in circuses should be banned worldwide. The mistreatment of innocent creatures is heartbreaking and knowing that people consciously hurt them with no remorse is alarming.
Cathie L.
Australia (Qld)

I am an Animal Activist and detest Animals being used for entertainment and exploitation.
Laura N.
Australia (Victoria)

Animals deserve to be free and not carted around, abused and forced to perform.
ione c.
Australia (Queensland )

Animals get beaten /trained and I won't go or take my kids
Australia (NSW)

actors, spectacles to imprison and gawk at, or circus clowns. Yet thousands of these animals are forced to perform silly, confusing tricks under the threat of physical punishment; are carted across the country in cramped and stuffy boxcars or semi-truck trailers; are kept chained or caged in barren, boring, and filthy enclosures; and are separated from their families and friends—all for the sake of human “entertainment.” Many of these animals even pay with their lives...WOULD YOU SWAP YOURSELF WITH THESE ANIMALS?
Erica N.
Australia (QLD)

'The King belongs in the Jungle' Not in the circus of cruelty.
katie g.
Australia (sydney)

no animals should ever be used in circuses
Selena C.
Australia (qld)

They are not for our entertainment
Rosemary R.
Australia (NSW)

Using animals in circuses is cruel, exploiting them for profit. Performing in circuses is fine for humans who have a choice, but NOT for animals who don't have a choice.
Sahara F.
Australia (VIC)

animals are not ours to be confined and used for our entertainment..how would you like it if you were caged whipped bullied in to performing tricks for nothing... they deserve to be free like anyone else and any other animal. how would you like your child taken from her home and then trained and caged to entertain humans..so why do this? you are disgraceful
Leah F.
Australia (QLD )

So disgusting a human can do this...can't comprehend how this is legal. It should be illegal and the assholes who partake in this should be abused and given the death penalty.
Marion B.
Australia (Western Australia)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Daniela P.
Australia (QLD)

Animals should not suffer or be mistreated just for human amusement.
bobt n.
Australia (sydney)

carolyn i.
Australia (nsw)

Animals need to be in their natural environment and not in circuses or zoos
Donna C.
Australia (Western Australia)

It is time to look at all animals in captivity (including those in dolphinariums) and make decisions based on their welfare and their right to freedom... any less makes us a truly barbaric species... it is time to right the wrongs of the past...
Anj D.
Australia (NSW)

Don't buy a ticket !!
Nicole B.
Australia (Rheinland-Pfalz)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Jacqueline C.
Australia (Indiana )

Animals shouldn't be shown for treats or trainings!!!
craig s.
Australia (queensland)

Animal circuses are barbaric and have no place in today's society!
Emma D.
Australia (Queensland)

I feel animals should be appreciated in their natural environment. Not as an unfulfilled abused and broken spirited beast.
Chloe F.
Australia (NSW)

Poking and prodding animals in circuses is extremely cruel! Animals be should wild and free, not performing painful tricks for people's amusement!!!!!!
Tash M.
Australia (New South Wales)

Humans who do this don't deserve to be alive - simple as that, if they can't respect and appreciate animals then they shouldn't have the right to live, I hate humans who abuse and mistreat animals, they are scum on the earth.
Danielle M.
Australia (Tas)

Do not take their innocence away only to be exploited to an eventual death.
Sushrut P.
Australia (VIC)

Animals in circuses should be totally BANNED!!!!!!!
claudia g.
Australia (vic)

it should be stopped right away these innocent animals don't deserve to live like this!
cynthia B.
Australia (tasmania)

John M.
Australia (New South Wales)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Kay P.
Australia (New South Wales)

Animals are not ours to use and abuse... rather they are here to add balance to our beautiful planet. We MUST take care of them and let them live in peace
Valerie S.
Australia (CA)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Tracey M.
Australia (Victoria)

Animals do not belong in a zoo performing tricks for humans. They are caged up treated poorly and should be freed immediately! People need to be aware of what that animal has gone through in training to perform for humans for profit. Shame shame shame !!!
Margot C.
Australia (NSW )

It is heartless and wrong. Animals have feelings too
Cherish M.
Australia (NSW)

It is an abomination that we make poor defenceless animals live outside their natural habitat to entertain us humans!
Amy B.
Australia (NSW)

Animals belong in the wild! There are so many better alternatives to animal circuses.
Marina B.
Australia (Queensland)

Making animals perform is disgusting.
von c.
Australia (victoria)

Vanessa F.
Australia (Nsw)

This is terribly sad using animals for human satisfaction, they suffer immensely while being trained and it's not fair, they should be freed to a happy natural environment
Kerry W.
Australia (Victoria)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
vickie r.
Australia (WA)

No, No, NO!
Denise K.
Australia (united kingdom)

Minutes of entertainment. A LIFE TIME OF MISERY
Gabrielle S.
Australia (NSW)

In this age of enlightenment it is deplorable that these magnificent animals are STILL being exploited for cheap thrills as human entertainment...
Karin L.
Australia (São Paulo)

It is not fair to use non human animals for human fun!
amanda s.
Australia (vic)

What people get joy out of forcing an animal to live in a cage and act UNNATURALLY for our entertainment? These animals would NEVER stay if they weren't being forced and tortured and had no chance of escape. This is cruel beyond words and anyone who thinks otherwise should experience the horrific treatment of spending life in captivity and working in a circus as a slave and see how they feel after that.
Daniel E.
Australia (Victoria)

it's disgusting, it seems surreal that governments allow it.
Torsten H.
Australia (vancover)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Dirce E.
Australia (NSW)

Stand on your own head!
Ian S.
Australia (Vic)

Time for humans to grow up. We should not use other species as a form of entertainment. They should be left to act normally, not perform bizarre tricks for us.
Michelle M.
Australia (Choose a State)

We do not need animals in circuses, stop the cruel acts.
Alana P.
Australia (Queensland )

I saw first hand as a child circus animals and this practice of animals in circuses should be banned now
Keith T. S.
Australia (Queensland)

I am totally opposed to Animals Exotic or Otherwise, being used in a circus!
Irene M.
Australia (S.A)

Animals should be treated with dignity they are not on this planet to be exploited or used for our entertainment or dragged around the countryside
Chelsea B.
Australia (NSW)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Rachel F.
Australia (NSW)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
paul s.
Australia (qld)

Incredibly disappointed that the gold coast council has turned around and let lennon bros in for their horrible practices. Have you guys seen films like Blackfish? Make a short movie.
Daniella F.
Australia (Qld )

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Fiona T.
Australia (NSW)

It is impossible to 'tame' a wild animal. If the only choice is 'break' them I say NO.
Anna W.
Australia (NSW)

Humanity should know better
Jessica B.
Australia (NSW)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Sonia R.
Australia (NSW)

Complete and utter disrespect for other living beings. They do NOT exist for our entertainment.
Nola S.
Australia (QLD)

These beautiful creature should be retired to a sanctuary to live a life of joy after being dragged around the countryside in appalling hot containers, chained for all their days, and expected to perform!!
Sean C.
Australia (Queensland)

Suffering is not entertainment
Anabelle R.
Australia (QLD)

No Animals Anymore In The Circus!
Danni S.
Australia (QLD)

The idea that we can enslave, exploit, abuse, torture and kill animals for trivial reasons such as taste, amusement, religious/cultural beliefs or tradition is absurd.
Donna H.
Australia (SA)

Society as a whole should be better than this! No animal should be subjected to cruelty of any kind, especially for entertainment purposes!!!
Helen W.
Australia (Nsw)

Can't believe Australia had not stopped this decades ago. WTF!
Miranda W.
Australia (Queensland)

Use of animals in circuses is archaic, disgusting and just plain cruel! Why do we need animals in circuses when there are plenty of fantastic circuses that involve humans performing? Eg. Circus Oz and Cirque du Soleil.
brett d.
Australia (qld)

It's disgraceful to see animals in these circumstances
janet s.
Australia (qld)

The life for animals in circuses is totally devoid of any enrichment and is therefore cruel.
lee d.
Australia (qld)

Animals are not for our entertainment, you can just appreciate them in their natural habitat. It makes me cringe to see advertisements of tigers jumping through hoops and dancing horses. Just awful.
Colleen C.
Australia (Queensland)

Circus is outdated and unhealthy for the animals. It teaches children that animals are here FOR us, when in fact they are here WITH us.
lara m.
Australia (QLD)

it is outdated & disgusting, totally unnecessary in 2014 to make money from using animals to do totally unnatural things
Megan P.
Australia (New South Wales)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Richard R.
Australia (Qld)

They should not be there
Rosemary L.
Australia (VIC)

Circus animals are taken out of their natural environment and tortured to perform. This is cruel, barbaric behaviour and totally unnecessary.
Kim S.
Australia (SA)

This is so wrong Animals should be able to roam free
Jennifer v.
Australia (Queensland)

Having animals in circuses is just plain cruel.
gill p.
Australia (qld)

Animals in circuses are cruel, un-needed and out-dated
Katie R.
Australia (Victoria)

Please stop using animals. It is cruel and unnecessary.
Lorraine H.
Australia (victoria)

Please stop this cruel practice...time to advance a bit as humans - don't you think?
Natasha d.
Australia (WA )

A Life of misery for human entertainment. Very sad.
Tracey S.
Australia (WA)

This is a cruel, cruel practice that needs to stop!!
Ali W.
Australia (Western Australia)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Carole B.
Australia (Western Australia)

This is not where animals belong
Chamindri S.
Australia (Queensland )

No animals in circuses
Kenzcie A.
Australia (Nsw)

With the information and education readily available today, there is no excuse to continue supporting these animal exploiters within the circus.
Michelle H.
Australia (Tasmania)

Just breaks my heart and makes me cry. Magnificent creatures should be free not humiliated and lives destroyed.
Elizabeth A.
Australia (Victoria )

All sane, compassionate people are disgusted by the sight of beautiful animals being forced to do ridiculous things for our entertainment. The only circuses worth seeing are the ones that don't use animals!
angelia p.
Australia (TAS)

animals are not there for our entertainment, they don't have a great life in the circus
Pedro V.
Australia (Victoria)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Kerrie C.
Australia (NSW)

Just shut all circuses down. Animals should not be there, only the clowns.
Shannyn W.
Australia (Queensland )

They're not ours to steal
brielle m.
Australia (nsw)

It's barbaric and they will turn on you. I would if I was caged!
D. D.
Australia (AZ)

Please realize animals deserve better treatment. And they were not created for our entertainment. Thank you.
Salvatore C.
Australia (None)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
hannah a.
Australia (perth)

its inhumane. extremely cruel and disgusting people you are
Jacqui p.
Australia (NSW)

Animals belong in the wild, not in circus.
Ana Luisa G.
Australia (NSW)

Animals are not ours!!! Set all them free! They deserve freedom in the nature with other animals! This must stop! So much cruelty!!!!
Karen M.
Australia (Tasmania)

The kind of animals in Circuses are the type of animals that were born to be free..A circus is not freedom, it is slavery, imprisonment fit for a criminal..Animals are not criminals but are treated like they are and they learn from the way they are treated..Therefore if an animal rebels violently then they shouldn't be all to blame, and if man does not want to be held accountable in any way for this, then the animals should be set free where they belong in their own natural environment...
Samantha B.
Australia (Queensland )

This is disgustingly wrong and selfish to violate, use, abuse and segregate these creatures for human greed and wealth.
Leanne S.
Australia (VIC)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Hannah T.
Ireland (Ireland)

Please everyone sign the petition to stop animals being allowed in circus!! It's cruel beyond words and goes against everything an animal deserves in order for it to live a happy free life
United States (IL)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Constantina N.
Cyprus (Larnaca)

It makes me sick. It makes me wonder about humanity and how it's so possible to treat other living creatures that way.They are a bunch of psychos that need to be locked up.
Emma L.
France (Bordeaux)

I have just visited a circus zoo, so basically behind the scenes. The conditions, the amount of animals. I am still in tears over two hours later. These should be out in the wild, these beautiful creatures should be free. XX
Jessica M.
united states (Indiana)

Animal circuses are inhumane, cruel and of no educational value. NOW is the time to end animal circuses!
Pamela A.
USA (Tx)

Stop the cruelty.
Narine H.
Armenia (Kotayk)

Animals in circuses must be forbidden, everywhere and forever!
akanan n.
thailand (Bangkok)

sudsawat n.
United States (Pennsylvania)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
gawisara w.
thailand (thailand)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
benja t.
Thailand (Chiangmai)

susanna m.
greece (makedonia)

stop !!!
Hector J.
America (CA)

End the unjustifiable abuse!
saphira c.
new zealand (wellington)

animals in circuses are sad
Isabella R.
America (CA)

Why is it okay to support cruelty? END animal abuse!
Erendira C.
America (USA)

Be the voice for those who cannot be heard!
Sebastian G.
America (CA)

How would you feel if your children were torn away at birth and abused until they learned to do tricks to please people around the world?
Cesar P.
America (CA)

End animal cruelty: they feel pain too!
Tatiana N.
America (CA)

Animals need a voice too! SAY NO TO ANIMALS IN THE CIRCUS.
Destiny E.

I went to the circus today with my sister and saw protesters outside. The information they showed us was disturbing. Animals have rights too and the information struck us so bad we didn't even go into the circus and never will! It's time we treat the animals right: they don't deserve such cruelty.
kevin s.
united kingdom (cheshire)

Absolutely barbaric, inhumane and totally unacceptable. No animal should be viewed as a commodity.
Annabel H.
United Kingdom (Monmouthshire)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Susan C.

Say No to Animals in Circuses
melanie k.
Canada (Manitoba)

do not support animal torture, and cofinement
Valerie R.
Scotland (Edinburgh)

Animals should be living free in the wild not cooped up and beaten for the purpose of entertainment. They are sentient beings like you and i
danielle r.
Belgique (liege)

Teresa B.
United Kingdom (Suffolk)

Animals are living beings not entertainment
Matthew K.
United Kingdom (Leicester)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Julie W.

Animals should not be used for entertainment at the expense of their health and well being.
mike n.
USA (Florida)

Animals are NOT for our sick humor. It is sickening to see a majestic elephant doing a headstand. We should be ashamed!!!!!!!!
Yasmin D.
United States (Ohio)

Stop abusing animals in circuses! This abusing and hurting animals in circuses must STOP now! Close circuses and open animal sanctuaries instead. That's right.
Diane H.
USA (Washington)

Wild animals are taken out of their habitats,only to sustain,abuse, neglect and torment, and for what, only for the greed of man......
Sandra M.

These amazing creatures are not meant for entertaining humans. They have hearts and souls. They are part of a family, they are wild animals and should be living as so.
Robert L.
America (Florida)

Animals are abused,neglected,mistreated and starved and have no life in the circus.They are tied down and whipped and kicked just to perform.They live in hell day and night.This is heartbreaking and in humane.Please let's stop this torture and stop the support of animals in the circus.
Marleen F.
Belgium (Brabant)

This just has to stop.
Lisa p.
United Kingdom (Surrey)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Jillian L.
United States (OH)

Animals should not be used for entertainment. They deserve a life free from torture and imprisonment.
Mary E.

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Mihaiela T.
Romania (Suceava)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Katelyn K.
United States of America (Michigan)

It's not right that wild animals are put into cages and enslaved and abused for entertainment! It's unnatural and cruel! Leave these animals alone and put them back where they belong! They have been acting out because they are being treated as if they are domestic animals and it is wrong and they recognize it. Stop supporting the circuses and zoos that are only tormenting animals for our enjoyment!
Ishya S.
United States (WA)

Animals, especially wild animals should not be made to do tricks over & over.
allison f.
United States (FL)

I'm very opposed to animals in circuses.
Paula B.
Finland (Finland)

I say no Circuses. Wildlife belongs live in nature.
Zara D.
Ireland (Carlow)

Abuse is not the answer, It's never even been a question.
Zachary T.
America (New York)

Animals Are NOT Ours to Use for Entertainment!
Hannah A.
United States (Ohio)

So sad that we must use these beautiful creatures for our entertainment purposes.
Abri S.
South Africa (Choose a State)

PLEASE Just say NO!!
Greece (Athens)

Stop that nonsense now! Animals are living creatures just like us only better than us!
Sunette R.
South Africa (Western Cape)

An hour's entertainment is a Life Time of Enslavement. Stop the cruelty, let circus animals free where they are meant to be.
Russell H.
USA (Texas)

Animals being beaten and used in circuses is just plain sick.
Margaret S.
England (Suffolk)

It's so wrong: words cannot describe the sadness at the horrific cruelty inflicted on these animals: they are wild: no one owns them: they deserve to live as they were intended - wild!
abhishek b.
India (west bengal)

i can't express my thought regarding this issue within few sentences..the way they have been treated show our lack of respect towards nature and our arrogance at its very best..as each day pass i find myself feeling despised for being born into this civilization....

David V.
Slovakia (Slovakia)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Jaimee r.
new zealand (new zealand )

Say no to animals in circuses
Chandan S.
United Kingdom (Buckinghamshire)

Animals should never be used for human entertainment, especially in this disgusting form. They are living creatures that are just as important as humans and as the dominant species we have the responsibility to protect and preserve other animals.
Kirstína V.
Slovakia (Košice)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Madison F.
United States of America (Colorado)

Animal use in circuses is cruel and unnecessary. Animals should not suffer for human enjoyment. We do need circuses in the world anymore than we need mean awful people.
janicke j.
Switzerland (Fribourg)

“The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.” - Alice Walker
simona b.
Slovakia (Slovakia)

Soňa K.
Slovakia (Slovakia)

i feel hate, because animals must be in the nature and the natural environment!!
Nikola Z.
Bratislava (Slovensko)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Veronika Ď.
Slovakia (unmarried)

petra c.
czech republic (czech republic)

Animals are Not our toys! We have to protect them like we are protecting ourselves...they deserve it
Ján Ď.
Slovakia (Banská Bystrica)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Patrícia T.
Slovakia (Slovakia)

Animals belong to the nature and wild!
Jaroslav S.
Europa (Slovakia)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Michaela T.
Slovakia (Slovakia)

It's cruel. I don't agree with it at all.
Barbora R.
Czech republik (Czech republik)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Kristína Š.
Malacky (Slovensko)

Zvieratá majú rovnaké právo ako ľudia.Nemali by byť odchytene týrane v cirkusoch!
Roen A.
Europa (Slovak Republic)

Stop the Cirkus !
Nada K.
Slovakia (Trnava)

viera h.
Slovakia (1980)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Katarína B.
Slovakia (Slovakia)

I disagree with the circus. Animals in them are often abused and tortured to death. Pets are taken from nature where they belong and subsequently tortured to do things that should never, ever be done. Stop circus animals; they do not belong there.
Simona D.
slovakia (Slovensko)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Nina K.
Czech Republic (Czech Republic)

Nesnáším cirkusy se zvířaty, mělo by se to zakázat. Nejsou chováni v dobrých podmínkách a často jsou také týráni. Tohle je naprosté porušování zákonů.
Juraj K.
Slovakia (Bratislava)

The idea that some lives matter less, Is the root of all that is wrong with the world
Marcel V.
Slovensko (Slovensko)

...animals are not our slaves...
Uma S.
Canada (Saskatchewan )

This makes me so ashamed to be human.
teresa r.
united states (west virginia)

animals should be free, not abused and tormented.
Janelle F.

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Graham P.
Spain (Tenerife Canary Islands)

It´s time to join the 21st century.
Alison M.
USA (Va )

Reinvent the Circus kids have zoos to see animals and don't want to see them do dumb tricks .Kids are social media and are smart they will know the conditions of circuses. Kids today are way beyond kids of 40/50 years ago. Haven't you noticed your sales are declining?? RE-INVENT the Circus not using animals . Stay in business because it's going to happen. Social Media will take care of that . Thank you and free the animals Be the HEROs not the villains !!
kevin n.
United States (Ga)

these animals have feelings too and they belong in the wild where they can run free and enjoy life
Brandi J.
Canada (Manitoba)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Aleksandra W.
Pologne (LA)

Say No to Animals in Circuses

This is horrific animal abuse, pure and simple. These animals deserve dignity and respect, not to be beaten into submission and forced to perform for our entertainment.
Jana R.
Czech Republic (None)

I´m so disgusted because it´s cruelty!!!
Kenneth P.
United States (CA - California)

They all deserve a chance at life and to be happy, being in the circus destroys their life.
chantal b.
netherlands (netherlands)

Arielle W.
usa (ca)

I arielle waters as an artist and performer, am completely against animal circuses! Animals should be free. Anyone who exploits animals for profit should be stopped. Please end this form of slavery, now!
kristina s.
serbia (serbia)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Laura M.
Colombia (Cundinamarca)

Es muy triste, los animales no están en el mundo para ser nuestros esclavos!
Robb N.
Canada (Ontario)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Julie H.
UK (West Yorks)

Shameful and wrong
Liesen H.
indonesia (sumatera utara)

Ban the Circus from using animals
Veronica D.
England (Norfolk)

It's morally wrong! Please stop!
Rositsa P.
Bulgaria (Sofia)

Say No to Animals in Circuses
Neha j.
india (madhya pradesh)

Stop this cruelty ....
gaby e.
peru (peru)

Say No to Animals in Circuses