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Protest Dog Wars, A Dog Fighting Game for Android By Google

    1. Nikki Bolos
    2. Petition by

      Nikki Bolos

      Roseville, MI

Android, who is owned by Google is now offering a Vicious and Disgusting DOG FIGHTING game. PLEASE Sign This Petition to Demand Dog Wars be terminated! 

TO HELP:

1st : Sign this petition

2nd: PLEASE CONTACT GOOGLE HERE: Press@Google.com

3rd: PLEASE CONTACT ANDROID HERE: http://www.google.com/support/androidmarket/bin/request.py?contact_type=takedown

4th: Refuse to use Google or Android Services

Why Should we Protest?  The Following Article written by "BSL News" (Link provided below) explains perfectly why this game needs to be terminated immediately!

I did not write the following, article, but it was very well written and to the point. Credit for the following information comes from the followin g website: http://bslnews.org/2011/04/22/dog-fighting-game-released-by-androidgoogle-call-to-action/

"Android, who is owned by Google, has available in the Android Market a new downloadable game application for your phone called DOG WARS (developed by Kage Games LLC). This is a DOG FIGHTING GAME. The player feeds, waters, trains and FIGHTS the virtual dog for virtual money. It is clear to me that the people at Google/Android /Kage Games think dog fighting is a joke and that perpetuating the myth that pit bulls are inherently aggressive has no repercussions.

Call to Action: Contact the Android market team here and email press@google.com to demand this disgusting application be banned from the Android Market.

REPEATEDLY EMAIL until they take this application off the market.

This kind of stereotyping is responsible for countless deaths of loving, gentle and well adjusted pit bulls across the country. These innocent dogs suffer and die in shelters because it gives false verification to the public that pit bull type dogs are vicious. The people at Google/Android and Kage Games are too daft to realize that aggression is not a breed issue, it is a dog issue. Any dog breed can be “trained” to behave aggressively. This fact has been supported time and again.

The developers state on the game description page “If you have a bug up your b*tt about the game concept, remember: It is just A VIDEO GAME…” It is not just a video game, it is irresponsible and devastating to the animals that are victims of this abuse. The animal abusers who participate in dog fights starve, beat and train the dogs to behave aggressively to both animals and people.

Fighting dogs are kept isolated from other dogs

Fighting dogs spend most of their lives on short, heavy chains, often just out of reach of other dogs.

Fighting dogs may also be given a variety of legal and illegal drugs, including anabolic steroids to enhance muscle mass and encourage aggressiveness. Narcotic drugs may also be used to increase the dogs’ aggression, increase reactivity and mask pain or fear during a fight. Young animals are often trained or tested by allowing them to fight with other dogs in well-controlled “rolls.” Those who show little inclination to fight may be discarded or killed. Some fighters will use stolen pets as “bait dogs,” or sparring partners.

Fighting dogs used by all types of fighters may have their ears cropped and tails docked close to their bodies. This serves two purposes. First, it limits the areas of the body that another dog can grab onto in a fight, and second, it makes it more difficult for other dogs to read the animal’s mood and intentions through the normal body language cues dogs use in aggressive encounters. Fighters usually perform this cropping/docking themselves using crude and inhumane techniques

The effects of dog fighting are devastating, please take a moment to speak up for the victims, thank you."

 

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    • Ines Swain BULLHEAD CITY, AZ
      • over 3 years ago

      This is the most disgusting thing I have ever heard of. I will stop using google altogether.

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    • Michel Ditlove MCHENRY, IL
      • over 3 years ago

      how'd you like to be in the same ring as the dogs, that will be arranged if you don't take that game off the market immediately and apologize and donate a few of your millinions to the ASPCA

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    • Corey McPeek SEATTLE, WA
      • over 3 years ago

      Shame, Shame....considering turning in my Android for an I-phone.

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    • Myrna Tiede PINAWA, CANADA
      • over 3 years ago

      I refuse to use google at home or work until this game is withdrawn

      unbelievably bad choice on google's part to retain this game

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    • William Carr CORTLAND, NY
      • over 3 years ago

      I am the Chief Law Enforcement officer for an SPCA. I find this appalling, and of course it desensitizes a whole generation of people to violence against animals. Further, Statistics have shown that people involved in this type of behavior either are or escalate into violent crimes against other people. The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated" ~Gandhi (1869-1948) "One of the most dangerous things that can happen to a child is to kill or torture an animal and get away with it". ~ Margaret Mead

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