03 May '11, 8pm

Dogs Deserve Better, org that helps chained dogs, gets loan to buy Michael Vick's former property. Wonderful news.

Dogs Deserve Better, org that helps chained dogs, gets loan to buy Michael Vick's former property. Wonderful news.

The news received Friday set off a weekend of ecstatic, celebratory joy for Tamira Thayne and all the folks at DDB (Dogs Deserve Better). After a concerted effort to raise enough money to purchase Michael Vick’s former dog fighting property, Thayne announced DDB has been approved for a bank loan to cover the remaining two thirds of the purchase price. DDB , a Pennsylvania-based 501(c) (3) organization was founded with a single mission: to raise awareness of, rescue and help change laws for chained and penned dogs across the country. Bad Newz On February 4, 2011, DDB announced an option the group obtained to purchase Michael Vick's Surry County, Virginia property where he ran the infamous Bad Newz Kennels. Vick served 21 of a 23 month sentence in federal prison for bankrolling the dog fighting operation at the property. Some animal advocates are quick to point out that Vick...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/animal-welfare/blog/dogs-dese...

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