Uh oh . . . this might get animal activists in a tizzy. Supposedly, NFL football player Michael Vick now owns a dog.
Speculation first arose from a Twitter photo posted by Vick. The image shows Vick and his daughter working at table with a box of Milk Bone dog biscuits nearby. However, the image was removed and replaced with another similar one without the dog biscuits.
Hmm . . . that seems fishy. Is Vick fearful of others learning about his canine? This seems plausible, especially after receiving backlash from his dog fighting days.
If you don’t recall, Vick was convicted on federal felony charges and served 18 months in prison for his Bad Newz Kennels – a place where dogs were forced to fight one another for sport. Vick was placed on probation, which restricted him from ever owning a dog again, but these terms were dropped when his probation ended.
He has also expressed interest in getting a dog, especially for his children. As he told Piers Morgan, “I can’t take that dream away from them. That’s selfish on my behalf. You know, so, gotta find a way to make it right and, you know, I put everything in God’s hands to make it right.”
The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback has been working hard to clean his name. For example, recently he spoke out against animal cruelty for the Humane Society of the United States.
Do you think he’s earned the right to own a pooch?