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The Lost Dogs – Michael Vick’s Dogs And Their Tale Of Rescue And Redemption

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Title: The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick’s Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption
Condition: Used
Author(s): Jim Gorant
Topic(s): Essays & Narratives, Dogs, Nature, Pets, Breeds, Animal Rights
Format: Paperback

Year: 2011

Details: **The bestselling story of survival and our powerful bond with man’s best friend, in the aftermath of the nation’s most notorious animal cruelty case. Featuring a new Afterword with updates on the Vick dogs.**
Animal lovers and sports fans were shocked when the story broke about NFL player Michael Vick’s brutal dog-fighting operation. But what became of the fifty-one dogs who survived? As acclaimed writer Jim Gorant reveals, their story is the truly newsworthy aspect of this case. *The Lost Dogs* traces the effort to bring Vick to justice and turns the spotlight on these infamous pit bulls, which were saved from euthanasia by an outpouring of public appeals coupled with a court order that Vick pay nearly a million dollars in “restitution” to the dogs.
As an ASPCA-led team evaluated each one, they found a few hardened fighters, but most were lovable, friendly creatures desperate for compassion. In *The Lost Dogs* , we meet these amazing animals, many of whom now live in loving homes and work in therapy programs. *The Lost Dogs* exposes the terrible practice of dog fighting and shows us that even after being subjected to heartbreaking abuse, above all, a dog still wants to be man’s best friend.

Fast Tags: Pit bull terriers, United States, Virginia–Smithfield, Vick; Michael; 1980-, Animal welfare, Dog rescue
ISBN: 9781592406678
DDC: 636.0832
LCC: HV4746
OCLC_OWI: 1010180855

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Weight1 lbs
Dimensions18 × 14 × 3 in
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Animal welfare

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The Lost Dogs – Michael Vick's Dogs And Their Tale Of Rescue And Redemption

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Adults

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