Rehabilitating Former Fighting Dogs

Jigga, a male pitbull and former dog fighter - The BBC World Service via Flickr

Jigga, a male pitbull and former dog fighter

The BBC World Service via Flickr

Rehabilitating Former Fighting Dogs

Football star Michael Vick brought national attention to dog fighting. A discussion about the culture surrounding this type of animal cruelty, new advances in canine forensic science and the rehabilitation of abused dogs.

Football star Michael Vick brought national attention to dog fighting. A discussion about the culture surrounding this type of animal cruelty, new advances in canine forensic science and the rehabilitation of abused dogs.

Guests

Dr. Randall (Randy) Lockwood

Senior vice President, Forensic Sciences and Anti-Cruelty Projects for the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)

Jim Gorant

author of "The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick's Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption."

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