Vicktory Dogs in the News

A collection of news stories written by Best Friends staff since their arrival at the Sanctuary. Stories are listed in order by most recently published.

Vicktory dog Georgia says goodbye
The much-loved pit bull terrier passes away, leaving a legacy of love and hope.December 3, 2013

Ray of sunshine
Vicktory dog passes CGC test, moves on to a home August 12, 2013

Good-bye, Lucas
There is a big void in Best Friends’ world today. We had to say goodbye to Lucas. His declining health over the last year finally overtook him. June 20, 2013

A Vicktory for Layla
Former Vick dog becomes a Canine Good Citizen. April 1, 2013

Good Newz
The Vicktory dogs mark five years of freedom. March 4, 2013

Lucky number three
Former Vick dog becomes a Canine Good Citizen. July 10, 2012

Another vicktory for Oscar
Oscar the Vicktory dog passes his Canine Good Citizen test. May 25, 2012

Squeaker and Oscar
These Vicktory dogs have formed a strong bond since coming to the Sanctuary - a bond they never had in their former life. January 10, 2011

From victims to Vicktory
Vick dogs get guardian angel in Vick case prosecutor Rebecca Huss. January 11, 2011

Life, a bowl of cherries for Cherry
Happiness: A year after his adoption, Vicktory dog Cherry has a loving family, a Facebook page, and thousands of fans. January 20, 2011

Vicktory dog Mya has become a model citizen who guides young pups in developing their socialization skills. January 27, 2011

Vicktory Dog Lucas update
The Best Friends medical team keeps watchful eye on the condition of one of the most beloved dogs at the Sanctuary. April 12, 2011

First Vicktory Dog adopted!
Halle the Vicktory dog proves that every dog deserves a second chance. August 27, 2009

Handsome Dan goes home!
Foster home is first step to forever home for this Vicktory dog. August 27, 2009

No ordinary interview
ESPN crew gets more kisses than they bargained for when they visit the Michael Vick dogs at the sanctuary. April 20, 2009

From Vick to Vicktory
How Best Friends acquired 22 of the most challenging dogs from Michael Vick’s dog-fighting operation. September 9, 2008