Vick, Humane Society say Google app glorifies dogfighting

    Unfortunately, there’s an app for that.

    Michael Vick and the Humane Society say an application built to run on Google’s Android software glorifies dogfighting, the AP reports.

    The app is called “Dog Wars” and lets players feed, water, train and fight their virtual dogs against others.

    Vick and Human Society President Wayne Pacelle say the game could be used as a virtual training ground for would-be dogfighters. They call for Google to drop the app.

    The game is by Kage Games, whose website features an illustration of a pit bull with a bloody muzzle.

    Google Inc. did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment.

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    Help us get to 100% of our membership goal to support the reporters covering our region, the producers bringing you great local programs and the educators who teach all our children.