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Michael Vick's Pit Bulls Get Second Chance

Spared euthanasia, abused dogs succeed in foster care, rehab

(Newser) - The pit bulls rescued from disgraced NFL star Michael Vick's underground fighting ring are getting a rare second chance, the Washington Post reports. A federal judge ordered each dog evaluated individually and fined Vick $1 million for their care. Now, 25 of the 49 dogs have been adopted into foster... More »

Vick Helped 'Execute' Dogs: Co-Defendants

Decision remains secret after 9 AM plea deadline passes

(Newser) - Michael Vick helped hang, drown and otherwise execute around eight dogs in connection with his dog-fighting enterprise—and supplied most of the money for the infamous Bad Newz Kennelz, say his two co-defendants. The three men killed the dogs that "did not perform well in 'testing' sessions'," according... More »

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