30 Apr '11, 2pm

Dog-Fighting Game Removed

Dog-Fighting Game Removed

A computer game called Dog Wars, available for Google Android mobile devices, allowed players to raise a puppy, give it virtual steroid injections and then fight it against other Dog Wars users on their Google Androids. Organizations like the Humane Society and PETA protested the game saying it glorified cruelty to animals and animal abuse. Michael Vick also expressed his disapproval, “I’ve come to learn the hard way that dogfighting is a dead-end street. I think it’s important to send the smart message to kids, and not glorify this form of animal cruelty — even in an Android app.” (Source: thehill.com ) PETA said this in their petition to remove the game, “Google-owned Android Marketplace currently has an app for sale called “Dog Wars,” which, believe it or not, glamorizes dogfighting and encourages people to participate in a digital version of this blood sport.” (PETA.or...

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