SURRY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) - The first of many rescue dogs arrived Sunday to the home once owned by Michael Vick in Surry County.
It was once the home of dogfighting rings, but now the home is officially becoming a dog rescue facility.
A rescue group called Dogs Deserve Better bought the 15 acre property in May.
The group plans to renovate the property and make it a state of the art facility for hundreds of dogs who were either chained or penned.
"We want this place to be a memorial to all the dogs who lost their lives here," said Tamira Thyne with Dogs Deserve Better. "I don't want our dogs here, because I do think there's been a lot of sadness and a lot of pain here."
The group is in need of volunteers and funding.
If you would like to donate time or money, visit www.dogsdeservebetter.org .
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