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Originally Posted: June 13, 2012

Tell the Mayor of Calgary to ban calf-roping at the Calgary Stampede

[Ed. Note: Videos Rodeo People Love Animals??? and Rodeos Abuse Animals]

FROM League Against Cruel Sports and Vancouver Humane Society


Tell Mayor of Calgary, Mr. Naheed Nenshi to at LEAST support a ban on calf-roping at the Calgary Stampede. He is a member of the Stampede's board of directors.

Sign an online petition:

And/or better yet, make direct contact:

Mayor Naheed Nenshi
Mayor, The city of Calgary
P.O. Box 2100, Station M
Calgary, AB, T2P 2M5
phone (403) 268-5622
fax: (403) 268-8130
[email protected]


On July 6 the Calgary Stampede will once again see animals abused for entertainment in its infamous rodeo in Alberta, Canada. More than 80 animals have died at the Stampede since 1986 and many more have been subjected to fear, pain and stress to make them perform for the crowds.

One of the worst events is calf-roping, in which terrified three-month-old calves are goaded out of a chute, chased at speeds of up to 27 miles per hour and roped to a jarring halt before before being picked up and slammed to the ground. Rodeo is opposed by virtually every animal welfare organization in the world, yet thousands of tourists still flock to the event not knowing about the animal cruelty involved.

The League is working with the Vancouver Humane Society in Canada to ensure more people learn the truth about rodeo animal suffering. You can help by boycotting rodeos if you travel to Canada or the U.S.  

Thank you for everything you do for animals!