Guest Emilie Clark reached out after listening to a prior Animal Tales episode to relay her story about how her dog was stolen by a rescue. She also dives into the research she has undertaken regarding dogs at auctions bought by rescues and shelters for resale. As a California resident, she saw firsthand how the situation worsened when California banned the sale of dogs in pet stores under the ‘Adopt Don’t Shop’ banner. She went from being a supporter of the animal rights groups to becoming an animal welfare advocate. Tune it to here the story of her journey.

Episode Links
Washington Post Investigates Auctions and Rescues
Pet Sale Bans Are A Scam
National Animal Interest Alliance – Pet Store Ban Opposition

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