jim gorant

  • 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 […]

  • HSUS President Wayne Pacelle says Michael Vick would make a good dog owner

    HSUS President Wayne Pacelle says Michael Vick would make a good dog owner

    Yesterday, Michael Vick was quoted as saying he’d like to have a dog: “I think it would be a big step for me in the rehabilitation process. I think just to have a pet in my household and to show people that I genuinely care, and my love, and my passion for animals.” My first […]

  • PetSmart Charities and Best Friends Animal Society fight for Pit Bulls

    PetSmart Charities and Best Friends Animal Society fight for Pit Bulls

    I’m heading abroad tomorrow, so last night I set out to find reading materials for my trip. The first book to catch my eye — Larry Levin’s Oogy, the dog only a family could love — was sitting squarely atop the “new releases” table. It’s the story of a former bait dog and the […]