"I have examined the craniums of thousands of seal pups and I have never observed one that did not have massive hemorrhage in the brain which is an indication that the animal was rendered unconscious and therefore incapable of feeling any pain."
Dr. Harry Rowsell, D.V.M., D.V.P.R., PH.D
Department of Pathology, University of Ottawa, Canadian Council of Animal Care
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Sealing: A Rightful Occupation
IT'S NOW four decades since animal rights groups started their anti-sealing campaigns in Canada that have raised for them hundreds of million of dollars.

During this time Canadian sealers have taken their yearly quotas while more than doubling the population of the harp seal herd to over five million animals.

So is sealing a conservation issue? Obviously no. Harp seals are not and never have been on any respected international list of either endangered or threatened species.
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