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Vick Dog Update

The Vick Dogs seven years after their liberation

HectorToday they are just dogs—dogs with graying muzzles and the aches and pains of incumbent old age—but seven years ago, when they were removed from Michael Vick's Bad Newz kennels they were anything but "just" dogs. Like you, we at Pit Bulletin Legal News have followed the stories of these dogs. What has happened to all of them? This article outlines how these dogs were freed from the dog-fighting operation and spared the normal fate of "evidence," and how they've fared since. It also includes interviews with adopters of Vick Dogs, the author of "Lost Dogs," and others involved in their liberation and rehabilitation.

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Beyond the Myth—What's Happened Since The Movie Was Filmed

Beyond the Myth Update

Beyond the Myth movie posterBeyond the Myth is a documentary covering breed-specific legislation in Miami, Denver, Cincinnati, and San Francisco. Since the film's release, there have been significant developments in Ohio, Florida, and regarding Sonya Dias's case in Denver. This article includes updates, interviews with Dias and Dawn Capp, and a roundtable discussion that followed a screening of the film. Plus, the creator of the film joins PBLN Radio for a roundtable discussion.

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What We're Reading Now

Summer Reading

wolfcalledromeoA Wolf Called Romeo—a wolf who loves dogs, Oogy—the bio of a badly injured pup, and One Good Dog, a novel from the perspective of a fighting dog.

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