Disclaimer: Parts of this episode were redacted to protect the anonymity of the employee. Some descriptions may be too graphic for some listeners.
Tune in to hear firsthand stories of what it's like to work for a pet store that sells puppies from puppy mills. Listen to this honest and, at times, gut-wrenching emotional account from inside the puppy mill industry's storefront.
Learn about how this former pet store employee was able to discover the truth about her place of work thanks to Bailing Out Benji's research. Follow her journey from pet store employee to animal advocate.
To learn the truth about pet store puppies, go here: https://bailingoutbenji.com/puppy-mill-maps/cvi-data/
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.