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34 Arrested in Georgia Dog Fighting Raid

Officers from several agencies busted a dog-fighting operation in western Georgia Saturday night, arresting 34 and taking two dogs into protective custody.


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January 22, 2014 By:
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Vicktory Dog Georgia Has Crossed the Rainbow Bridge

Georgia, the most famous of the dogs seized from Michael Vick’s dog-fighting operation, was able to spend the last years of her life in a real home.


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December 3, 2013 By:
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Light Sentences for Two Defendants in Dog-Fighting Bust

Two Kansas men who ran dog-fighting operations were sentenced to less than two years in prison, and can own dogs again three years after they serve time.


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October 11, 2013 By:
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MMA Fighter Challenges Michael Vick to a Cage Match for Animal Charities

Retiring mixed martial arts fighter Gordon “Shotgun” Shell wants Michael Vick to face him in a pay-per-view cage match to benefit animal charities.


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September 23, 2013 By:
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367 Pit Bulls Seized in Second-Largest Dog-Fighting Raid Ever

After a three-year investigation, 12 suspects in four states were arrested for dog fighting, and 367 Pit Bulls, many of them emaciated, were confiscated.


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August 27, 2013 By:
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Michael Vick’s Book-Signing Events Canceled Due To Public Outcry

Michael Vick’s book publisher has canceled several book-signing events at Barnes & Noble stores.


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March 11, 2013 By:
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Michael Vick Gets Nike Endorsement Deal

Convicted dog-fighter Michael Vick, named BET’s Sportsman of the Year on Sunday, was just signed to a new endorsement deal with Nike.


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July 1, 2011 By:
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New Dog-Fighting Phone App Appalls Animal Lovers

A new smartphone app, offered by a Google subsidiary, lets players virtually fight Pit Bulls.


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April 25, 2011 By:
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KTLA Reporter Lu Parker Nominated for a Genesis Award

Lu Parker, KTLA Special Correspondent and Founder of the Lu Parker Project, has been nominated for a Genesis Award by the Humane Society.


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March 17, 2011 By:
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Knock Out Dog Fighting Aims to Take Down Violence Against Dogs

Knock Out Dog Fighting is a program in which professional fighters reach out to kids in an effort to stop them from fighting their dogs.


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July 19, 2010 By:
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