Tag Archives: Michael Vick

Michael Vick made headlines in October when people learned that his family now included a Belgian Malinois named Angel. At the time there was a great deal of outcry. Vick was quoted by USA Today as responding to critics by saying “I understand the strong emotions by some people about …

Joanne Wannan is the author of New Lives: Stories of Rescued Dogs Helping, Healing and Giving Hope. Below is an excerpt from her chapter about Leo, a Pit Bull once owned by Michael Vick who became a therapy dog and Canine Good Citizen.

Tito is a friendly young Pit waiting for his own second chance at the Pennsylvania SPCA in Philadelphia As you may have heard, convicted dogfighter Michael Vick has signed a two-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles. Vick served 23 months in federal prison on charges of conspiracy and running a …

Convicted dogfighter Michael Vick today pled guilty to a state dogfighting charge in Virginia, the Associated Press reports. According to the AP, the plea makes the former Atlanta Falcons quarterback eligible for early release from the Kansas prison where he is currently serving a 23-month sentence on federal dogfighting charges. …