29 Apr '11, 10pm

Is an App about Dog Fighting ‘Just a Game’?

Is an App about Dog Fighting ‘Just a Game’?

By Lisa Spector, Juilliard Graduate, Canine Music Expert and co-founder of Through a Dog’s Ear . An Android Dog Fighting App encouraging users to “feed, water, train and fight” virtual dogs was recently pulled off the Andorid market on April 28th, after protest from the Humane Society, thousands of animal lovers, and even from NFL player Michael Vick. By April 27th, over 100,000 people had downloaded the free app, according to the Twitter page of it’s developer, Kage Games . And yet, still on April 28, the website for Kage Games says “Coming Soon… Dog Wars. Raise your dog to beat the best.” Don’t be fooled, if Dog Wars isn’t coming back on the market, a similar app with a different name is. Dog Bucks is a 99 cent purchasable item that gives your virtual dog 8000 “Dog Bucks” and an adrenaline shot to make sick, injured and dead dogs perform harder, faster, and meaner. After...

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