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Michael Vick

Ripped By Animal Org. --

You STILL Don't Care About Dogs!

7/18/2012 1:52 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Michael Vick doesn't really care about animals ... and should NOT be allowed to own another dog ... this according to the ASPCA.

After Vick went on CNN and told Piers Morgan he hopes to get a new puppy for his kids, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals immediately spoke out against the NFL star who spent 19 months in prison for illegal dogfighting. 

"Vick’s journey toward rehabilitation and redemption has not reflected any direct concern for the wellbeing of animals, and we’ve never heard him express a shred of empathy toward the dogs he brutalized and killed" ... the org. tells TMZ.

The ASPCA continues, "Rather than talk about the horrors and brutalities of dog fighting, Vick has instead chosen to focus on the consequences of getting caught."

"Vick’s actions have been simply self-serving and not remotely expressing remorse. Because of this, the ASPCA has serious concerns about Vick’s ability to be a responsible pet guardian."

In other words, don't expect to see Vick at the next ASPCA adoption event.

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46.

Ann    

He abused, tortured, electricuted, and killed poor defensless dogs who lost their fights.

734 days ago
47.

ChiChi    

I love the black folks on here defending their animal abusing hero. Sorry guys but a "mistake" is walking out of the grocery store not realizing there was an item in your cart you forgot to pay for or an honest miscalculation on a tax return. The ruthless, inhumane brutalization of animals is the hallmark of a sociopath. Karma is a b*tch though. Vick is ghetto and stupid so he'll blow through that endorsement deal in ten years and end up back in the projects where he belongs.

734 days ago
48.

Becky    

Good point pitbull lover....celebrities do get special treatments and so do cops who are suppose to protect and serve. So how did those polices offers in New York be found not-guilty after shooting an unarmed man 50-60... times when he was getting in his car after his bachelor party. Getting married the next day. Or the police officer who sexually assaulted a man in the bathrm with a broom handle and ruptured him internally...all of this to say special treatment is received by many... look at George Zimmerman in FLA.... WOW now thats something to express about.

734 days ago
49.

jetfanglo    

his kids already have a ' dog'.........him!.....his statements are sooo self-serving.......people DO NOT change....they adapt..........

734 days ago
50.

R. Cortez    

Ahh...maybe a goldfish is a better choice for the Vicks.

734 days ago
51.

Becky    

Hi ChiChi, Your words were hurtfulr but not hurt. Do you even know what a Ghetto is. It is an area were people of the same backgrounds live in common. It started when all of. the Europeans decided to come to America after landing on Ellis Island. There were Jewish Ghettos, Irish Ghettos, Italian ghettos Russian Ghettos and excetra.. That word in used incorrectly by so many but they don't teach true histiry in American public school. By they way I am Irish White American but not a ignorant racist and my husband is a jewish lawyer and we have never done the grocery cart thing. Black folk.............that is a dam shame and disgrace... my name is Becky and yes I'm a Becky.

734 days ago
52.

1fnr0ck!!!    

It's sort of like letting a convicted sex criminal hang out in the playground just because he has kids.

734 days ago
53.

Randy    

I look at it this way. Michael Vick was found guilty, convicted, and did his time. And for hideous crimes against animals they usually make it a condition that they cannot own animals any more. But since Michael Vick is and was a popular NFL star, they gave him a sweetheart deal like they do for all other stars. People DONT care that he is black, Its that he willfully and knowingly killed animals after he had no use for them. And that in my book should be the main reason he should have been banned from owning any pets. Hopefully he has learned his lesson and will treat animals with respect, As for owning a dog for his children, why cant their mother (s) buy them the dogs and keep them where the kids are he majority of the time. I am just waiting for the next episode of his legal problems. But am waiting and hoping that he never abuses another pet.

734 days ago
54.

Snowman with a Turnip Nose    

Yeah, let Vick have his little doggie. And let Jerry Sandusky adopt a little boy if he ever gets out, too.


Yougottabekiddinme!?!?!?

734 days ago
55.

Doug    

He's served his time, let him move on.

734 days ago
56.

beatlefan    

This guy should never stand in front of my car. He has not shed one tear for the animals. He killed animals by breaking their backs with a shovel, frowned others, as discussed in court do***ents... I hate him . I for give most people... Read the Philadelphia magazine article about him. It is allll about Michael Vick

734 days ago
57.

Tara    

Oh come on leave the man alone, he has been burned by the stake bt ASPCA for too long and ASPCA is not a judge, jury or jail...they have no say and are just attempting to use him for their own purposes. Let him be a father to his child, trust me he has learned his lesson and doesn't owe ASPCA or his haters anything. He paid his price almost lost everything, what does this organization want his blood and first born? Leave him alone and let him redeem himself before god his wife and children.

734 days ago
58.

mike     

who care about the aspca their all about money themselves it been like 5 yr get over it pit bull are monsters n only gud for fighting so give me a break. micheal vick has sever his time been out for three yr n you still give him problem i hope one of you go to jail n get out have other tell you what you can n can't do

734 days ago
59.

animallover    

HE SHOULD NEVER BE ALLOWED TO OWN A PET EVER AGAIN IN HIS LIFE TIME I AM SURPRISED THEY LET HIM HAVE CHILDREN.

734 days ago
60.

Juan     

Everyone needs to STFU and he's done his time.

734 days ago
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