Yesterday, SF Weekly recounted the national uproar over a new Android game "Dog Wars," which even Michael Vick said is training ground for dogfighters. Apparently, Google felt the heavy pressure and announced it would remove the app from its online store.
Vick, the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback who has already had his fun with dogfighting, joined the Humane Society yesterday saying the virtual dogfighting game glorified animal abuse, and they called on Google to dump the app.
The game allows users to feed, water, and train pit bulls for dogfights. And while Kage Games,
which created the app, insists it's not promoting the murderous sport,
the logo itself has people questioning its intention. The Web sitesThe game's developers claim it was supposed to benefit dogs -- a portion of the proceeds from the game would go to animal rescue groups, according to Kage.