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John Goodwin

John Goodwin is Senior Director of The Humane Society of the United States’ Stop Puppy Mills campaign. John joined The HSUS in 2000 as 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 lobbied for the organization on Capitol Hill in his role as the political director for The Humane Society Legislative Fund, the political affiliate of The HSUS. John has testified before numerous state legislatures and acted as an expert witness in criminal animal fighting trials.

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  • Blog Post

    Don’t buy into puppy mills!

    An important reminder for our communities as we approach the holiday shopping season

    In the spring of 2000, I got a little teacup Yorkie named Delilah. She had been a breeding dog in a Dallas, Texas-area puppy mill, and at 8 years old, she was emaciated, and had lost all but two of her teeth.

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