michael vick

"Money is an idea, man. There's a reason why a white man dressed just like you can walk into a bank and get a loan and you can't even spend a $100 bill."
Vick is heralding the same oppressive ideology that has held him back time and time again.
Ten years ago this week, a watershed event in animal cruelty captured the nation’s attention: the investigation of NFL quarterback
Wayne Pacelle initially refused to work with the former NFL player. But asking himself one big question made him reconsider.
It was nearly nine years ago that police raided the home of famed NFL quarterback Michael Vick with a search warrant for
The law would give police officers the right to break into hot carts to rescue pets.
There is no such thing as an animal who is irremediably psychologically or behaviorally suffering. There is no such thing as an animal who is so traumatized that he wants to die.
The good news is that things are so much better these days for pit bulls in spite of all the bad news out there. Many people do see pit bulls differently now. Much of this had to do with the Michael Vick case in 2007 and the good work of many rescue groups.
My team, and my life, does revolve around animals today. We've rescued hundreds and hundreds of animals from horrific situations with little more than a rusty pick-up truck and a load of determination in the beginning.
For those who see the advantages to rehabilitation and redemption, be it from one horrible mistake or a deeply-rooted lifetime of wickedness, you should be hoping that Rice's hometown team, the New York Giants, puts him on their roster today.
The Bad Newz Kennels bust captured the attention of dog lovers all across the country. Eight years later, these 48 dogs have proven, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that fighting was something that was forced on them -- not something they were born to do. Once they had the opportunity to become companions, they took it and ran with it.
For those who wonder why the owners have supported Goodell through the recent missteps and blunders it is only necessary to look at what the labor settlement and television contracts have done to team values. A lot of money has been delivered to the owners by Roger Goodell's achievements.
Last week, we recognized some of the most remarkable people and animals on the front lines of that effort by bestowing our annual ASPCA Humane Awards.