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One of Last Surviving ‘Vicktory Dogs' Has Crossed the Rainbow Bridge

1 month ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

In the late days of her life, the American Staffordshire Terrier behaved like any other senior dog. She loved a good snooze. The sweet dog spent time with her family and nibbling on treats. Her favorite toy was a raccoon. This dog showed no signs of the difficult obstacles she overcame.
Layla, the Survivor
Before being rescued, Layla lived in Virginia. Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick kept her as part of his dogfighting ring called Bad Newz Kennels.
In 2007, authorities rescued more than 50 dogs from the fighting operation. According to a report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
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