Tag Archive for: Michael Vick

Last of the Vicktory Dogs -Shadow died just shy of his 16th birthday

The last of the Vicktory Dogs – Shadow, died last week just shy of his 16th birthday. For the family who adopted him nearly ten years ago, the loss of this special dog has left … Read More

Last Michael Vick’s ‘Vicktory dog’ Meryl has died

One of the many dogs rescued from a dog fighting operation associated with Michael Vick’s BadNewz Kennels died late last week. Meryl was the last of the 22 dogs rescued in 2007 living at Best … Read More

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pushes back to honor Vick at Pro Bowl

In Philadelphia, the NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell continues to push back on the controversy to honor Michael Vick at the Pro Bowl.

According to AbcNews, in a news conference on Wednesday, Goodell stated he … Read More

Over 330,000 sign petition to remove Michael Vick as Pro Bowl captain

Petitions, demanding the NFL to remove former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick as one of four Legends captains at the 2020 Pro Bowl, have continued to generate hundreds of thousands of signatures. By Sunday morning, … Read More

NFL announces Michael Vick as Pro Bowl captain despite dogfighting past

On Monday, the NFL announced that Michael Vick will be among the four legends’ captains for the 2020 Pro Bowl. Darrell Green, former Washington cornerback, Bruce Smith and Terrell Davis, running back from the Denver … Read More

Survivor of Vick’s Bad Newz Kennel Vicktory Dog Mel has passed away

Vicktory Dog Mel passed away on Wednesday. The elderly Staffordshire terrier lived to 14-years-old, and his family from Best Friends Animal Society had the fortune to have known and loved him for the last 11 … Read More

One of last dogs saved from Michael Vick’s cruelty dies

One of the last dogs saved from Michael Vick’s dog fighting ring of egregious cruelty has died. The American Staffordshire terrier named Lyla was 15 1/2 years old – a great age to achieve for … Read More

Football camp featuring Michael Vick cancelled after social outrage

In Louisville, Kentucky, a football camp for kids was cancelled on Wednesday after social media outrage from animal advocates strongly opposed the involvement of former NFL player Michael Vick. Created Player, LLC and Prototype Athletics, … Read More

‘Handsome Dan’ one of last Vick’s Bad Newz kennel survivors passes away

“Handsome Dan” was compassionately put to sleep after suffering a debilitating stroke two weeks ago. As one of the 66 dogs, including fifty-one pit bull type breeds seized in April 2007 from Michael Vick’s Bad … Read More

Fox Sports hires convicted animal abuser Michael Vick as studio analyst

Former quarterback and convicted animal abuser Michael Vick has a new job with Fox Sports. Go figure! On Sunday, Vick will serve as a studio analyst for Fox NFL Kickoff – the show that leads … Read More