Blog Entries ( Michael Vick )

Anti-dog fighting bill Vick lobbied for passes U.S. Senate

December 8th, 2012
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Leave it to the dogs to break the logjam on Capitol Hill. Well, maybe on one piece of legislation anyway. Animal welfare groups are applauding the Senate passage yesterday of the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act. The bipartisan legislation closes loopholes in the federal animal fighting law related to attendance at dogfights and cockfights. Federal law already makes it a felony to stage animal fights, possess or train ...

Michael Vick Not Fit to Own a Dog, Says ASPCA

July 23rd, 2012
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The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals reacted strongly to Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick's recent statement that he might get a dog for his kids. "Vick’s journey toward rehabilitation and redemption has not reflected any direct concern for the well being of animals," the ASPCA said, according to TMZ.com. "We’ve never heard him express a shred of empathy toward ...

Vick Going to Capitol Hill to Support Crackdown on Dog Fighting

July 19th, 2011
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(CNN) -- Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback Michael Vick is scheduled to pledge his support Tuesday for new legislation to crack down on supporters of dog fighting. Vick will be joined at a news conference on Capitol Hill by Wayne Pacelle, the head of the Humane Society of the United States, Vick announced on his official website. The bill, H.R. 2492, seeks to penalize ...

Dog Wars App Is Back

May 12th, 2011
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Dog Wars, an app for Google’s Android phone that allows players to “feed, water, train and FIGHT your virtual dog against other players,” is back. Originally released in April, the app was pulled on the tails of complaints by outraged dog lovers, animal rights organizations, and high-profile figures like Michael Vick, who called on Google to remove the game from the Android marketplace, due to ...

Dog Fight App Pulled After Michael Vick Speaks Up

April 27th, 2011
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Earlier this month, developers at Kage Games LLC released a new app for Google’s Android market that outraged dog lovers around the globe. The game, “Dog Wars,” was designed for players to raise virtual pit pulls, conditioning the dogs for entry in dog fights.  Developers promoted the game with the tag lines “Raise your Dog to Beat the Best!” and “A ...