Peaceful demonstrators gather to protest the fur industry
Sandy Dejager, a member of the Calgary Animal Rights Effort, walks her dog Oreo up 17th Avenue during a peaceful protest against fur and the fur industry.
Lisa Shaw dressed as Cruella Deville to illustrate the cruelty of wearing fur for their "Have a Heart, Don't Wear Fur" themed demonstration.
Members of Calgary Animal Rights Effort offered free suckers and candy to by-passers, as well as leaflets with anti-fur information.
Celeste Wilcott, a member of Calgary Animal Rights Effort, holds a sign protesting the fur industry. The peaceful outreach took place on Feb. 9, 2013.
A sign illustrates how many animals are killed in order to make a single fur coat. Other information was available via leaflets and by talking with the demonstrators.
Rhonda Anderson holds up an anti-fur sign for people and cars passing by at a Have a Heart, Don't Wear Fur demonstration on Saturday, Feb. 9.
Nyk Danu (left) and Breanna McKay (right) display anti-fur signs to people and cars passing by on 17th Avenue.
Sandy Dejager, a member of Calgary Animal Rights Effort, holds up a sign protesting the fur industry.
Members of the Calgary Animal Rights Effort handed out leaflets to raise awareness on the cruelty of the fur industry
Photos by Lindsay Douglas