Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Meet Hector, one of Michael Vick's dogs

Look at this little guy. Who could hurt a creature like this?

Meet Hector, one of Michael Vick's dogs

Look at this little guy. Who could hurt a creature like this?

Eagles quarterback Michael Vick.

Hector, one of the victims of cruelty rescued from Vick’s Bad Newz Kennel in Virginia in 2007, is now a certified therapy dog who regularly visits hospitals and nursing homes to spread cheer. The 5-year-old pooch was in town this week visiting schools to help combat the stigma of pit bulls as violent animals.

Hector and his adopted dad Roo Yori, who live in upstate New York, stopped by the Daily News with representatives from Animal Farm Foundation and Citizens for a No-Kill Philadelphia.

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