This is a great interview with John Goodwin about Puppy Mills and the Humane Society of the United States’ campaign to put them out of business. We touch on what the HSUS is and other issues, but mostly puppy mills. I’m glad we have smart, compassionate people, such as John, pushing our case.
John Goodwin is the Senior Director of the Stop Puppy Mills campaign at The Humane Society of the United States. John joined The HSUS in 2000 as the grassroots outreach coordinator in the Government Affairs department and went on to spend over a decade spearheading the efforts to combat animal fighting in the Animal Cruelty and Fighting Campaign. Most recently John spent time lobbying for the organization on Capitol Hill in his role as the political director for The Humane Society Legislative Fund, the political affiliate of HSUS. In January 2016 John joined Stop Puppy Mills campaign.
John has testified before numerous state legislatures, acted as an expert witness in criminal animal fighting trials and has been featured in coverage from Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, NPR, national news programs for ABC, NBC and ABC, Court TV, ESPN, Al Jazeera, the Associated Press, USA Today, The New York Times and Men’s Journal magazine. John has appeared on Larry King Live, The O’Reilly Factor, Inside Edition and has debated on several national cable talk shows while giving over one thousand interviews to local media outlets.