Truth, Lies and Puppy Mills

A Warehouse of Dogs

December 01, 2020 Bailing Out Benji Season 1 Episode 5
Truth, Lies and Puppy Mills
A Warehouse of Dogs
Show Notes

Listen in to learn about how lucrative the puppy mill industry can be to the dealers who act as middlemen between pet stores and puppy mills.  
This big business dog broker industry is rarely discussed, yet comes with its own dose of cruelty and opportunity for spreading disease to puppies and the public at large.
Learn how YOU can see through the layers of secrecy and avoid getting a dog from a puppy mill!
Learn more about "the puppy mill belt," where these dog brokers reside, by looking at our puppy mill maps: http://maps.bailingoutbenji.com/

Americans are used to being on the lookout for a scam, but authorities are warning of a new kind of fraud. Puppy Kingpin shines a spotlight on Jolyn Noethe, a secretive businesswoman from Iowa who is accused of laundering puppies much like drug money. Investigative reporter Alex Schuman exposes the scheme and an underground part of the industry bringing us the pets we love.

From Neon Hum Media and Sony Music Entertainment. Smoke Screen: Puppy Kingpin is available June 16th. 

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