Dogs Rescued from Vick Now in Homes

Posted by April Nockleby, ALDF's Online Content Manager on January 25, 2008

Today, the world had the opportunity to meet many of the dogs once owned by former Atlanta Falcons Quarterback Michael Vick for the first time since they were seized from Vick’s dogfighting operation last year. The rescued dogs made their debut back into the world by showing that all dogs, even pit bulls who have been used for dogfighting, are as much individuals as any other sentient being. Despite a life of neglect, torture and abuse while on Vick’s property, and then months of confinement while in shelters as the case worked its way through the court system, many of these resilient dogs are now living in foster homes with other pets and some, with children.

Learn more about the evaluation process, their journey to new homes and how they are doing now

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