Pets are popular in the US, but we don’t always think reptiles. Approximately five percent of the US population have a reptile as a pet. Phil Goss, President of U.S. Association of Reptile Keepers (USARK), provides more detail on the various species and how some are even trained. Heidi and Phil also engage in a robust conversation about how the animal rights groups misrepresent and even lie about animal statistics, and work to end all animal ownership. There really is a difference between animal rights and animal welfare. Tune in to hear the important distinction!

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Animal Rights vs Animal Welfare

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