Dog lover Michael Vick has completed an 8-hour empathy and animal protection course offered by PETA. (Ingrid Newkirk, the group's president, made the offer.) He also passed a test at the end. Snip:
"Actually, we were very surprised he took us up on it," PETA spokesman Dan Shannon said Tuesday. "We made it clear to him that this was something he needed to try to get something out of. We weren't interested in some kind of PR ploy."