@jengosmonkey So you ARE a convert to the Gentle Leader !!!!
Mine now stays at home - no more need of it with Mku. But it will come out again as a training device for the next puppy !
Michael Vick Reality Show Sponsors ** E-Mail and Boycott **
Please e-mail the sponsors of the Michael Vick Reality Show and express your opposition to their financial support of the program. As a result of their advertising, Vick is profiting from a lucrative reality television contract. This show is beyond the pale of depravity and must be cancelled. Please also stop buying these companies' products immediately and tell your friends and family to do the same. Of all the shows on television, these corporation$ made a deci$ion to $upport Michael Vick.
From Paris with Love - PLEASE DO NOT SEE THIS MOVIE.
The Crazies - PLEASE DO NOT SEE THIS MOVIE.
Broadview Security (formerly Brinks Security)
Dave and Buster's
If Vick hadn't killed dogs, he would never have this show.. He's making money off his killing spree. He recently said the reason for the show is to clear his family name. He also said that he will not speak about dog fighting anymore after the show. When Vick said he was going to dedicate his life to speaking out against dog fighting, apparently he meant he would do it twice per month for a year until people forgot about it and it was safe for him to be rich and famous again and profit from his crimes. He did a masterful job of using the HSUS to help him re-enter society. He was never sincere. He still thinks he's a victim as evidenced by his arrogant and callous remarks after being nominated for the Ed Block Courage Award:
"I've overcome a lot, more than probably one single individual can handle or bear," Vick said. "You ask certain people to walk through my shoes, they probably couldn't do. Probably 95 percent of the people in this world because nobody had to endure what I've been through, situations I've been put in…"
People say "everyone deserves a second chance...it's time to move on" and "everyone makes mistakes". Vick did not make a mistake; it was a conscious and calculated decision that he knew was wrong. He is diabolical, transparent, and evil. There is no cure for evil. He doesn't deserve a second chance for his heinous and unspeakable crimes against animals. Those of us who speak for animals will not "move on" as Vick is emblematic of a larger problem in a society that shows disregard for the welfare of animals and believes lenient sentences and fines equate to justice. They do not.
If people want to idolize this sadistic killer, cheer for him from the stands and wear his jersey, they can do it. We draw the line with a reality show that allows him to profit from his felonies. Let us send a clear message -- if you brutalize helpless animals, you will not be accepted back into society and return to fame and wealth without opposition. Our silence allows the opposite message to be sent. Complacency breeds acceptance. Acceptance leads to continued violence against animals. We do not have to accept things as they are and we will not. The First Amendment grants us the right to oppose and we will exercise that right. Hate mail from Vick supporters only inspires us to fight harder and speak louder.
Please help us send a message to the shameless sponsors of this show that we will boycott their products until they end their support of the program. You can click "Share" on this note and post it to your profile page to spread the word. Thank you.
On behalf of the dogs Michael Vick fought, kicked, shot, hanged, electrocuted, drowned, and tortured,
I agree with you on this one. I think this has gone too far. I sent messages to the below advertisers. thanks for posting this.
Thank you for taking time to sent them a note.
Please share this with your animal loving friends.
This is just too much.
Looks like some companies are awake and responding
Thank you for sharing this with me.
Thanks for the post Sharron and the link agileb. I signed, posted, and will spread the word. D.
Thank you. I know these dogs aren't b's…but I would hope that if they were, the Pit folks would help us!
This guy...wow, bad news just doesn't cover his crimes.
Here's a response:
Thank you for contacting Bally Total Fitness.
Bally Total Fitness shares your concern regarding advertising on "The Michael Vick Project" and we have blocked all future advertising during this program. We never intended to support this show and any Bally Total Fitness commercial seen during this programming was not placed in support of this program. Advertising is placed on the BET network to air during a broad rotation of hours based upon audience criteria. As a result, the Bally Total Fitness advertisement was broadcast during this program.
i got the same response from Nivea. I am impressed I got a message that didn't seem canned. I may buy Nivea now. What do they sell?
I signed and emailed most of the companies still keeping their crap up..
Nivea is a skin cream, I think…
I am sorry that the sponsors are responding properly.
I got this reply from Loreal today
Thank you for taking the time to contact us regarding the Michael Vick Project on BET.
Due to last minute programming changes, BET inadvertently aired a L'Or?al commercial without our knowledge.
We would like you to know that we have taken the necessary steps to ensure that our advertising does not appear on this program again.
The opinions of our customers are very important to us. Thanks again for contacting us with your concern.
Consumer Affairs Coordinator
Ref # 5446245
Writing to the sponsors is working!
Please, if you have not, do post to them.
See below what I recieved from Denny's
Subject: Response From Denny's
Dear Mrs. Sharron Hurlbut,
Thank you so much for providing your thoughts regarding the airing of a Denny's commercial during the BET program "The Michael Vick Project". As a way to effectively communicate with our customers across the nation Denny's advertises during many Television programs. “The Michael Vick Project” was not an authorized part of the BET advertising buy and was inadvertently put into the rotation. Because of concerned guests such as of yourself, this situation has been addressed and “The Michael Vick Project” will not be part of our future advertising schedule.
Denny's Customer Service
Thank you for your feedback. One of our spots mistakenly aired during the Michael Vick show a few weeks ago. Upon notification that the spot did run, we contacted the BET Network and requested that it be immediately removed from this program moving forward. We do appreciate you taking time to notify us of the issue.
We appreciate your business!