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Michael Vick's Former Dogs Meet in a Touching Reunion


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, dogs, pets, protection )

Cher
- 584 days ago - dogster.com
Six families who adopted dogs meet at a Utah rescue group, sharing stories of recovery.



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Ruth S. (304)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 9:03 am
Great picture, I wish all of the dogs Vick had would have had a happy ending.
 

Kit B. (276)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 9:34 am

This is a very touching story, I wish that all dogs could have a happy ever after ending like this. I'm sorry that Vick has a new dog, why should anyone trust him?
 

Allan Yorkowita (445)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 10:05 am
If only more people could see this video, and begin to question their fright of pits.
 

janet f. (28)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 1:27 pm
May each of these dogs outlive Michael Vick.
 

Dianne D. (460)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 1:34 pm
So glad these dogs were given a second chance. Vick should not have. I haven't seen Vick repeat for the crime he committed. Hope his kids reads about the horror he caused these dogs and they become avocates for prevention of animal abuse. I stopped following the NFL because they let Vick come back to the game. When they put profit over lives, then they don't deserve my respect.
 

Julie E. (362)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 1:57 pm
Loved this story! Happy dogs :)
 

pam w. (191)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 1:59 pm
What janet f. said!
 

Kye J. (41)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 1:59 pm
Lovely dogs.Thhey look very happy.
I would love to read of putrid dog abusing scumbag Michael Vick being found dead.That would make my decade.I loathe this filthy scumbag.Why has this POS been allowed to own a dog again? This is so wrong
 

tiffany t. (148)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 2:15 pm
thank you for the update, so happy that the dogs were able to find loving homes and readjust
 

Sun c. (95)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 2:57 pm
Anyone have Vick's email address? Love to send him this article.
 

Beth M. (244)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 3:34 pm
Love it! Typical family photo- some doggies looking one way, others acting silly!
 

Carol H. (229)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 3:36 pm
great!! thank you Cher, noted
 

Julia R. (295)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 3:47 pm
Great story! Love these dogs and love the people who opened up their minds, their hearts and their homes to these dogs who were so deserving of love from the beginning of their lives but instead were so abused and exploited! Now, they're getting the love that they always deserved- just as all dogs! Pit bulls are wonderful dogs and as the director of animal care at Best Friends, Judah Batista, told Fox 13 News, The Vicktory Dogs, the dogs from Michael Vick’s kennel, really helped us truly understand that all dogs are individuals. To convict the dogs based on their owners is an incredibly unfair thing to do.” This is why we need to get rid of breed bans and BSL because dogs are being unfairly blamed for their owner's abuse, irresponsibility, or negligence!
 

Janet R. (34)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 4:11 pm
Thanks Cher, for sharing the video, I just loved it. I am so happy that some of that idiot's dogs had a 2nd chance at a new fight-free life.

Good one, Janet F - I couldn't agree more!
 

Angelika R. (143)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 4:44 pm
How we all love happy (end) stories! thx Cher, lovely video. Never heard of the dude but picked it up from the story and comments.
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1662)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 4:49 pm
WTG little doggies!! Thnx Cher, great family reunion pic, BTW!!
 

Lillian Martin (1)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 5:06 pm
Something good achieved out of such horror.
 

Birgit W. (147)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 5:09 pm
Thanks
 

Sharon P. (0)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 5:37 pm
Wonderful. Iwatched Dogtiwn help a bunch of them.
 

Marlene Dinkins (235)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 6:40 pm
Notato!!!! great reunion!!!! this dogs are wonderful !!!! God bless them!!!!
 

Helen Porter (40)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 8:29 pm
Pit bulls are my favorites.
 

Nimue Pendragon (254)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 12:45 am
Mjchael Vick should be flayed alive for what he did, pos.
 

Nimue Pendragon (254)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 12:46 am
Sorry for the typo, that was meant to read: Michael Vick should be flayed alive for what he did, pos.
 

Rebecca Y. (26)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 1:46 am
I just wonder what they would do if they saw Michael Vick and his new dog? He should never have been allowed to own another dog or any pet! Those poor dogs.
 

Joy Wong (75)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 3:34 am
Great reunion, so happy for these dogs.
 

aj E. (163)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 8:45 am
noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 9:33 am
noted, thanks for sharing
 

Kathy Niell (103)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 10:16 am
I am so impressed at the sensitivity and caring of the adopters of Vick's former dogs. They have provided wonderful, caring homes and recovery for the dogs so cruelly used by Mr. Vick.
 

Elizabeth M. (67)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 2:02 pm
I am surprised that Michael Vick has been allowed to own another dog, and was hoping he would be in jail.
The verdict is still out on this...
Thanks Cher.
 

Audrey B. (0)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 3:45 pm
How could Vick be allow to own another dog? These past dogs had it so bad in their first years with him and his dog fighting. I am so glad they made out so well and have found nice families, boy did they deserve it.

The reputation of pitballs are because of people like him having them fight. Just like Dobermans everyone use to call them mean, I had 2 they were the biggest babies, the kids in the neighborhood just loved them. The kids would get on their skateboards with the leash and the dogs would run them up and down the block, and later my boys would be using them for pillows on the floor watching TV. So you just cannot always think there are certain bad breeds. It all come down to their training and home life. Same goes for shepards, at one time they all got bad raps in the past.

I so happy for these dogs.
 

Joan McAllister (1083)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 8:06 pm
Noted. and to think he was allowed to own another dog. Thanks Cher
 

Mike and Janis B. (7)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 10:27 am
Will North America ever get some REAL laws for animals
 
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