Truth, Lies and Puppy Mills

The Road to Freedom with Theresa Strader of National Mill Dog Rescue

May 26, 2021 Bailing Out Benji Season 1 Episode 30
Truth, Lies and Puppy Mills
The Road to Freedom with Theresa Strader of National Mill Dog Rescue
Show Notes

On this week's episode, we sat down with Theresa Strader the Founder of National Mill Dog Rescue!

Theresa started National Mill Dog Rescue after rescuing 13 dogs from a puppy mill auction in Missouri where a breeder was going out of business.  After becoming shocked at the conditions the dogs were forced to endure, Theresa vowed to do everything she could to start saving breeding dogs and giving them a chance to have the loving homes they always deserved to have.  

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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