Teresa McGill-Bowers
Teresa McGill-Bowers

I always think I have heard it all and then one more stupid thing comes to light that humans do to hurt animals.

Andrea Cook
Andrea Cook
  • Teresa McGill-Bowers

They are being USED! CRUELTY is Always involved in one way or another! Do you think we are Stupid??? Sorry~We are Not! USE People instead of Animals!

Nwessr Rescue
Nwessr Rescue
  • Teresa McGill-Bowers

im sure Dolphins love playing water polo too, but i bet they'd rather be swimming in the oceans and travelling in a large pod with other dolphins!

Philip Harlow
Philip Harlow
  • Teresa McGill-Bowers

Shame on the organisers. Dead from the neck up !

Joan Daniels
Joan Daniels
  • Teresa McGill-Bowers

animals are NOT entertainment and to be profited from.

Wendye Louise Kolles
Wendye Louise Kolles
  • Teresa McGill-Bowers

I feel that way too Teresa. There's no lack of stupidity in the world - unfortunately. God bless you and your loved ones! xo xo

Toni Caprari
Toni Caprari
  • Teresa McGill-Bowers

U are missing the point to this petition which is to create a more nurturing society. These kinds of games create a subtle impression in the minds of the youth that it is ok to use animals for human entertainment and has a counter productive effect on the development of the psyche as it de-sensitizes the youth.

Angela Harlow
Angela Harlow

Anyone with a heart and an milligram of empathy will read the body language of those donkeys and know they are afraid and struggling with the overweight riders and excessive noise and aggression. Just because it's an American High School tradition, it does not make it right...
People with wisdom and heart ensured other traditions such as badger-baiting, bear-baiting and cock-fighting were outlawed. And Catalonia has now banned bull-fighting...All these were once considered to be...

Anyone with a heart and an milligram of empathy will read the body language of those donkeys and know they are afraid and struggling with the overweight riders and excessive noise and aggression. Just because it's an American High School tradition, it does not make it right...
People with wisdom and heart ensured other traditions such as badger-baiting, bear-baiting and cock-fighting were outlawed. And Catalonia has now banned bull-fighting...All these were once considered to be "innocent traditional fun". Donkey basketball is outmoded and harks back to a time when animals were considered to be objects to be used and abused by humans for amusement. Times have changed....wake up!

Liz Barrett
Liz Barrett
  • Angela Harlow

Hear! Hear!

Fiona Macleod
Fiona Macleod
  • Angela Harlow

Signed

Jose Manuel Olazaba
Jose Manuel Olazaba
  • Angela Harlow

I like donkey's specially when I donkey punch them

Anne-Marie Keswick
Anne-Marie Keswick
  • Angela Harlow

You're an ass.

Jesse Lopez
Jesse Lopez
  • Angela Harlow

You're and asshole jose are you legal!@

Emma Price
Emma Price
  • Angela Harlow

Jose Olazaba watch out for karma grow up !!

Beatrice Smith
Beatrice Smith
  • Angela Harlow

Jose Olazaba you must be one of satans spawn drop dead and do us all a favour.

John D'Amico
John D'Amico
  • Angela Harlow

Shame on you Jose !!!

Valmir De Jesus Lima
Valmir De Jesus Lima
  • Angela Harlow

Aqui no Brasil lutamos contra os maus tratos de todos os animais, é o papel dos humanos.

Monique La Marca
Monique La Marca

Donkeys must not be abused, this man is a damned bastard...

Joan Daniels
Joan Daniels
  • Monique La Marca

Vintage Chasse They work - you profit - stop the abuse

Alan Wallace
Alan Wallace
  • Monique La Marca

This is getting silly. Having an animal working is not in itself cruel ref-Guide dogs for the Blind, Police Dogs, Pets, Mountain Rescue Dogs and I am sure their are many more. If you wish to offer criticism you need to specify the cruelty that the work carried out causes. Do you think that the Bulgarian shepherd who spend all daylight hours on the hills with two or three trained dogs is being cruel. These dogs are both the tools of his trade and his best friend. Man has worked with animals...

This is getting silly. Having an animal working is not in itself cruel ref-Guide dogs for the Blind, Police Dogs, Pets, Mountain Rescue Dogs and I am sure their are many more. If you wish to offer criticism you need to specify the cruelty that the work carried out causes. Do you think that the Bulgarian shepherd who spend all daylight hours on the hills with two or three trained dogs is being cruel. These dogs are both the tools of his trade and his best friend. Man has worked with animals for centuries and so has earned from that relationship so be more specific when throwing cruelty accusations against people.

Leigh Vogel
Leigh Vogel
  • Monique La Marca

Vintage Chasse-The word "trained" alone tells everyone who has a conscience what these donkeys experience. This crap is not a life for a donkey, and your note gives great insight in to the sad rationale used to try to justify brainless use of animals by bad humans. "Benched"? Please. Go to the library. Your perspective sounds naive and self serving. Open your eyes and mind.

Eleanor McBeath
Eleanor McBeath
  • Monique La Marca

Alan Wallace Dont be so patronising - silly? There is no similarity here at all with working dogs and this! You dont seem to understand that it is now a well known fact that children (or adults!) who abuse animals dont stop at animals!

Gwen McCulloch
Gwen McCulloch
  • Monique La Marca

Vintage Chasse Thank you for posting. Anyone that has participated in Donkey Basketball will tell you the ones getting abused are the riders! And spectators will learn that you have to work with a donkey and NOT bully it. It is a fun event to watch and I have never seen abuse! The donkeys are in great condition and have a job, which many animal are more content with a purpose and live longer healthier lives. It really is unbelievable what people view as abuse. So thank you again Vintage Chasse for posting your information.

Phil Cline
Phil Cline

people starving in America and you idiot you're worried about a donkey what a bunch of dumbasses

Nancy Bernard
Nancy Bernard

Please stop abuse! It should never happen to man or beast in a civilized country! What is wrong with people? How can you look into those big, brown, eyes pleading for help? It must be stopped now!

Sylvia Vick
Sylvia Vick

Looks like the donkey is abusing the person to me.. dumb petition :(

Carla Sitran
Carla Sitran

Signed!

Rosemarie Rizzo
Rosemarie Rizzo

Leave these creatures alone already. Haven't they endured enough abuse and suffering? God did'nt put them on earth for this reason. I only hope that Karma comes back to smack everyone that being cruel to these and every animal right in the face, and hard!

Charlene Hollings-Barrick

Could you imagine the uprising which would be caused if it was people who where being treated so badly ? There need's to be stronger penalties for animal cruelty .

Jean P. Cameron
Jean P. Cameron

This outmoded form of "entertainment" is repugnant to anyone with compassion and an awareness that animals are not commodities or "things"... but sentient, living beings that feel pain, fear and bewilderment at such abusive treatment. As a human being, I certainly feel "bewilderment" at the type of person who would find enjoyment or "fun" in this misguided treatment of animals. My guess is that it's the same type that thinks it's amusing or only "good fun" to bully or humiliate another person.

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