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  • Former Vick dog Hector visits fellow abuse survivors

    Former Vick dog Hector visits fellow abuse survivors

    Note: Hector died on October 27, 2014. The original article follows: On Tuesday, a group of teens at the Kids in Transition residential facility in New Jersey received a special visit. The Lost Dogs author Jim Gorant, former Michael Vick dog Hector, and a rescued Pit Bull named Sarge stopped by. Like the dogs, the […]

  • Vick’s actions speak louder than words

    Vick’s actions speak louder than words

    When BAD RAP (a San Francisco Bay area Pit Bull advocacy group) took in several of Michael Vick’s former dogs, we at Dogtime were there to cheer them on. We bonded with these dogs–talked to them, petted them, and watched with tears in our eyes as they interacted affectionately with both people and other dogs. […]

  • Vick dog adoption stories: A shy boy comes out of his shell

    Vick dog adoption stories: A shy boy comes out of his shell

    Dog: UbaHumans: Letti de Little and Jamel FreemanFellow pets: Lulu the rescued pit bull and two catsTown: San Francisco Letti and her boyfriend Jamel first glimpsed Uba on TV shortly after Vick’s bust, when leaked footage of the small black and white dog with the worried face flashed across screens throughout the country. He caught […]