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Michael Vick

Yeah, We Have a Dog

10/11/2012 1:13 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Michael Vick
has finally said squarely ... his family does indeed have a dog.

There's been a lot of controversy over whether Vick -- who served hard time for brutally killing multiple dogs, should own one again.

Vick says, "I understand the strong emotions by some people about our family's decision to care for a pet.  As a father, it is important to make sure my children develop a healthy relationship with animals."

Vick goes on, "I want to ensure that my children establish a loving bond and treat all of God's creatures with kindness and respect.  Our pet is well cared for and loved as a member of our family."

Vick continues, "This is an opportunity to break the cycle.  To that end, I will continue to honor my commitment to animal welfare and be an instrument of positive change."

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certify@sbcglobal.net    

what a piece.....spent 29 mil in four years....filing bankruptcy.....yeh hes rehabed.....pos shouldnt have dogs or kids.....probably kicks the dog when no ones around...

618 days ago
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jill    

Disgusting!!! If he were a convicted child molester that felt getting a child would be "an opportunity to break the cycle" would he be allowed to adopt an innocent child? He is a monster!!!

475 days ago
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HPack    

He's getting a malinois - that's not a family pet. If you wanted to show your children how to care for a family pet, you'd get a golden retriever. I call bull****.

251 days ago
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Marchand    

Unfortunately what's done is done...I am sure he knows ALL EYES WILL BE ON HIM! So, I guess we will have to pray he gets help training his pup and counseling for himself & family

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