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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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91.

jokerchick    

I agree...I've only owned Pits and what he did is despicable

743 days ago
92.

Darlene    

As an animal lover and owner of one special pet I find what Vick and his assocs. were doing horrible, however, he paid dearly for his crime. To the people that think Vick should continue to pay for his crime, I think enough is enough, let the man live his life, I'm sure with his community work and his charitable interest he will leave far more of a positive mark on young peoples' lives than you continue to harp on his mistakes years later.

743 days ago
93.

Miki    

This coming from a group that has euthanized more animals for the "common good".

He has done his time, I am sure he'll be watched by all types of "pro" groups to ensure the pet's safety.

743 days ago
94.

Antoinette    

I love dogs, I have dogs. what Vick did was wrong. He went to jail lost a hell of a lot of money etc. He wants a dog for his kids, his kids shouldnt suffer for his actions. I get it you all are upset about what he did yadayada ya however, to wish death on another human being....yeah what does that say about you? Are your morals any better than his for that comment? I would say no because that mean if given an opportunity you would inflict, watch, help someone die! Watch you words because you may just curse yourself!

743 days ago
95.

renee    

The ONLY thing this man is sorry about is being caught and convicted. To call him " rehabilitated," is a joke at best. He has never once apologized for the cruelty he inflicted, the deaths he caused, because he's not even a tiny bit sorry. The dogs rescued from his place of horror, however, HAVE been rehabilitated( the majority), and that is a glorious story. read The Lost Dogs, and see for yourselves. Ghandi once said a society is judged by the way they treat their animals, thank god MV is out of the dog fighting biz, but there are plenty more where he came from, as sad as that is.

743 days ago
96.

darisa    

what is about people that never want to give anyone a second chance? he did his time. the only way he can show someone he has changed is to NOT make the same mistake again. I'm sure there are some people on this board that have done some messed up things and to be defined by that one action for the rest of your life...get real. Some people are just so self-righteous. All they want to do is sit behind a keyboard & think of how much they can be a ******** to someone they don't even know.

743 days ago
97.

KB21    

He deserves to give his kids as many dogs as they want. He should have paid a fine and never gone to jail. GLADD and PETA people always on some extra s***!

743 days ago
98.

NYANIMALLAWYER    

Google Michael Vick Dog
See the photos, like here:
http://hrdogs4adoption.blogspot.com/2011/09/what-makes-michael-vick-so-bad.html

743 days ago
99.

Julie    

He still owes money to the rescue groups for his dogs, he went to jail for illegal gambling not for what he did to the dogs, so he did not do his time for his crime. He is ghetto and will always be ghetto and his kids will grow up to be ghetto as him. Especially if they see him not suffering any consequences for his crimes. If he did this to humans, kids would you all be saying the same thing ? Doubt it. But someone who abuses animals will abuse humans. It's just a matter of time before we are reading a story on TMZ that he was arrested for domestic violence.

743 days ago
100.

Matt    

I hope he rots in hell.

743 days ago
101.

Debs626    

I hope this evil SOB dies from a horrible and painful death, what he did to those poor dogs is beyond disgusting!! I have never hated anyone as much as i hate this bastard. He is not remorseful and is a f'ing liar!

743 days ago
102.

georgia    

Michael Vick is rotten to the core. I can't believe some turd married him. She is a gold digging loser.

743 days ago
103.

Kalvin    

I find it troubling that a lot of you come to the defense of these animals but in the same light tell African American people to get over slavery. So with that same feeling, get over the dog fighting incident. Before you say it's not the same, IT IS. People and dogs were put into a situation where they really had no choice but to work and fight or lose their lives. So before you go downing this man about a dog fight, go find a person who can talk to your ancestors in either heaven or hell and use that same anger by asking "HOW COULD YOU DO THAT TO ANOTHER HUMAN BEING?"

743 days ago
104.

Me Too    

vick shouldn't be alive, let alone be able to get a dog for his kids. Just read about the SICK, HORRIFFIC, EVIL things he did to those poor dogs. There's a spot in hell for him for sure.

743 days ago
105.

Jessica Cook    

This is dumb. So what if he wants a dog. There are no laws against sh*tty parents having more kids so there shouldn't be problem with him buying a dog for his kids. It will end up being a teacup poodle and I'm sure we all know how viscious those are.

743 days ago
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