Let’s end rodeo cruelty in Chilliwack
The Chilliwack Fair has ignored calls to end animal cruelty at its annual rodeo.
Compassionate Canadians need to let the Fair, its sponsors, Tourism Chilliwack and the City of Chilliwack know that spectacles of animal abuse have no place in the 21st century. (Our video shows why.) These influential bodies should urge the Fair to drop cruel rodeo events.
At the 2018 Chilliwack Fair, VHS exposed the use of an electric prod at the rodeo’s bull-riding event and obtained photographic evidence of rodeo animals in distress at the 2016 and 2018 fairs. Despite this evidence the Fair refuses to stop the cruelty and end the suffering of the animals.
How you can help
Please send a polite message to the Chilliwack Fair, asking them to end cruel rodeo events. You can also reach out to the other contacts listed below, asking them to call on the Fair to end cruel rodeo events. It’s vital that your messages are respectful, factual and civil to ensure they are effective. (*See a list of key points you can make below.)
Your voice can make a difference.
The Chilliwack Fair
You can email the Chilliwack Fair at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to them at:
Chilliwack Agricultural Society
7590 Lickman Road
City of Chilliwack and Tourism Chilliwack
*Key points to make in your message
The photos below shows what happens to animals at the Chilliwack Fair rodeo. Let’s stop it!
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