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Michael Vick's New Pooch

The Most Dangerous Breed

For a Dog Killer

3/6/2013 12:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0309_Michael-Vick_gettyMichael Vick's new dog is the WORST possible breed for a convicted dog killer ... and that's from the official organization that breeds the dog.

The American Belgian Malinois Club and Rescue tells TMZ, the group is very concerned that Vick is allowed to own ANY dog, but the Belgian Malinois is especially problematic.  The breed is highly trainable and they could easily become dangerous if they land in the wrong hands.

Vick, as you know, ended up training pit bulls to fight and kill.

Belgian Malinois -- which are frequently used by the military and police -- have the same fighting potential as pit bulls. 

Although the organization thinks dogs should be off-limits in the Vick household, they believe a more docile pooch -- like a lab -- would be way more appropriate.

But what's done is done ... and the ABMC wants to help Vick properly train the dog. The rep says the org. is willing to help Vick find a good trainer for the dog and educate him on Belgian Malinois so he can "learn and love the breed."

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61.

Stacie    

Hoping and praying that this does not end up like the situation in San Francisco. where the two lawyers owned two Presa Canarios that fatally mauled their neighbor

511 days ago
62.

EFFBOMB22    

This piece of **** should be hung from a tree and skinned alive for what he did to those poor dogs.enough said

511 days ago
63.

MARKEND    

Hope & pray that MV will work with the ABMC and find a great trainer. These dogs can be great IF the owner learns how to properly train them...it can be a disaster if they don't.

511 days ago
64.

crazybatmanfan    

Waaaa! Vick has a dog! I have to stomp my feet and compare him to pedophiles! Waaaa!!

You people are pathetic! I hope each and every person who says he doesn't deserve a second chance is NEVER given one themselves. Kudos to Vick for DOING HIS TIME and now getting his life back on track. As far as the organizations that keep coming out against him, it's just to get them publicity.

WAY TO GO VICK!! FLY EAGLES FLY!!!

511 days ago
65.

Noname    

He served his time and paid his dues, I dunno why people can't just **** off and leave him alone.

511 days ago
66.

PureRadiance    

This guy is bad news all the way around. Leave all animals alone Vick killer boy. He needs more jail time . Why should he be allowed a dog of any breed. Let him train a tiger , or a lion , see if he can get eaten by that, as he deserves!

511 days ago
67.

FletchGuy    

I still have no idea how he has a dog when part of the court order was that he never be allowed to own a dog again but then again in todays Obama world laws mean nothing, rights mean nothing, and doing right and giving good hardwork with pride are frowned upon.

511 days ago
68.

reggie    

leave him alone mind your own biz

511 days ago
69.

DogsRule    

As I said yesterday, this disgusting person should NEVER be allowed to own a dog again!

511 days ago
70.

Sleepless    

The horror! No reputable breeder or rescue organization would let Vick have a dog. Malinois are difficult dogs and need much better guidance than Vick can provide.

511 days ago
71.

FEwe    

There is WAY too much untruth in this article. The Malinois club denies contact wi Vick. The MAL is in no way like a pit bull. That Vick actually said this bit abt a "tough dog" sounds like pit bull propaganda. Get real and stop being a tool of the pit people.

511 days ago
72.

Jon    

I have a belgian malinois. This dog is almost a year old and is the sweetest dog ive ever owned. It is the msartest dog ive ever known and is faster than deer and horses are . i can see why they use these dogs for war. They say a germanShepard will chase someone for 100 yards and stop where a belgian mallinois will never stop chasing someone

511 days ago
73.

Luisdawombat    

Give me a break, the guy has learned from his mistakes and wants a dog. I like those kind of dogs so why wouldn't he be able to? Just because you get a big dog doesn't mean you are try to kick other dogs butts.

511 days ago
74.

Sam    

Having a dog or any pet for that matter is a privilege not a right. Michael Vick lost that privilege a long time ago.

511 days ago
75.

Sam    

Having a dog or any pet for that matter is a privilege not a right. Michael Vick lost that privilege a long time ago.

511 days ago
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