Stop Circus Suffering

Alabama

Please help break the chain

Urge the following venues to cancel upcoming circus performances and/or make it their policy not to host future events using wild animals. A template letter for your use/personalization is available here.

Chambers County Agricultural Arena, 1074 Highway 77, Lafayette, AL 36862
Who: Loomis Circus
When: May 19-20, 2021
Contact: Chamberscountysaddleclub@yahoo.com, (334) 864-4333
 Social: Facebook

Eastdale Mall, 1000 Eastdale Mall, Montgomery, AL 36117
Who: Garden Brothers Circus
When: April 3-4, 2021
Contact: Richard Holman, Eastdale Mall General Manager, 334-201-5922
Social: Facebook, Twitter

Carol Hodgson Arena, 43420 Pine Grove Road, Bay Minette, AL 36507
Who: Loomis Bros Circus
When: April 2-3, 2021
Contact: Kim Curry, 251-580-1619
Social: Facebook

Pike County Cattlemen Park, 4100 US Hwy 231 South, Troy, AL 36081
Who: Loomis Bros Circus
When: March 29-30, 2021
Contact: Email form
Social: Facebook

Ozark Civic Center, 320 E. College Street, Ozark, AL 36360
Who: Loomis Bros Circus
When: March 26-27, 2021
Contact: Steve Sherrill, swsherrill@ozarkal.gov, 334-774-2618
Social: Facebook

Shelby County Exhibition Center, 86 Argo Road, Columbiana, AL 35051
Who: Loomis Bros Circus
When: February 12-14, 2021
Contact: Regina Lecroy, Facilities & General Services, 205-529-6508
Social: Facebook

Southern Cross Ranch, 6065 County Road 55, Columbia, AL 36319
Who: Loomis Bros Circus
When: February 11, 2021
Contact: mirkacrew@gmail.com, 850-375-0364 or 334-550-8750
Social: Facebook

Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center, 1571 McCurdy Ave N, Rainsville, AL 35986
Who: Loomis Bros Circus
When: February 8-9, 2021
Contact: Email form or 256-638-1650
Social: Facebook

Cullman County Agricultural Trade Center, 17645 US-31, Cullman, AL 35058
Who: Loomis Bros Circus
When: February 5–7, 2021
Contact: 256-739-4959
Social: Facebook

Fayette Multi Purpose Complex, 650 McConnell Loop, Fayette, AL 35555
Who: Loomis Bros Circus
When: February 4, 2021
Contact: City Hall, cityhall@fayetteal.org, 205-932-5367

Comments

  1. Joei Fischer · 3 June 2020 at 10:53a

    Stop using live animals for human entertainment! These poor animals are neglected & abused & do not deserve the treatment they endure!

  2. Janice Ann · 3 June 2020 at 10:53a

    Stop the abuse and torture of the poor creatures that are forced to perform ridiculous tricks for ignorant, stupid people, who should know better!! Now is the time for change, no more circuses!!

  3. Jerry G Lee · 3 June 2020 at 10:53a

    Stop showing elephants

    And transporting them

    They need to be in sanctuary

  4. Mary · 3 June 2020 at 10:53a

    Dear

    As a citizen concerned about animal welfare and the safety of our community, I am writing to urge not to host Universoul as long as they continue to use wild animals.

    Studies of the use of wild animals in traveling circuses show that their physical and behavioral needs cannot be met. Confined in small spaces and spending excessive amounts of time shut in transporters, animals are often seen behaving abnormally, their rocking, swaying and pacing movements indicating that they are in distress and not coping with their environment. Investigations by Animal Defenders International have revealed that industry standard training methods involve fear, pain, and punishment to force animals to perform.

    Keeping stressed, large and dangerous wild animals close to the public in lightweight, temporary enclosures has proven disastrous. Workers and members of the public have been killed and maimed; lions, tigers, elephants and other animals have escaped.

    Animal welfare and public safety should not be compromised for the sake of entertainment and I respectfully urge you to safeguard both by adopting a “no wild animals” policy for future events.

    Sincerely,

    Mary

  5. Cameron Warwick Collins · 3 June 2020 at 10:53a

    Please no more abuse, DO NOT use wild animals in your future show.

    this is so sad.
    Please please.

    Sincerely

    CAM

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