This show began with Lori speaking to Elizabeth Oreck, National Manager of Puppy Mill Initiatives for Best Friends Animal Society about the connection between intentional dog breeding, overpopulation and euthanasia of homeless dogs. For years, Lori has been explaining how dog breeders contribute to shelter crowding and consequently to the killing of far too many adoptable dogs. Listen in to hear Elizabeth’s perspective, as well as her opinions about the American Kennel Club.
Then Peter welcomed Michael Mountain to discuss the paper he co-authored with Dr. Lori Marino, Denial of Death and the Relationship Between Human and Other Animals, which seeks to explain why the animal protection movement has and continues to fail.
Finally, Best Friends Animal Society’s first Chief Digital Officer, Sue Citro, explained how she intends to support the mission of the organization with media and technology