Michael Vick has confirmed that his family has a dog. In an Atlanta Journal-Constitution article published Thursday, Vick is quoted as saying he wants his children to be around animals.
In my view, anyone convicted of animal cruelty, especially to the degree of what Vick was convicted of doing, should be banned from possessing pets for life.
As an adult, he made a decision to engage in horrible acts of cruelty. He has to face the consequences for his actions – period.