In the words of Scooby Doo: Ruh oh, Raggy!

Philadelphia Eagles football player Michael Vick has come clean about a dirty secret: He owns a dog.

Yes, you read that right. The man whose career was sunk with an infamous dog fighting scandal is back to owning dogs again, according to TMZ.

Vick says, “I understand the strong emotions by some people about our family’s decision to care for a pet. As a father, it is important to make sure my children develop a healthy relationship with animals.”

Vick goes on, “I want to ensure that my children establish a loving bond and treat all of God’s creatures with kindness and respect. Our pet is well cared for and loved as a member of our family.”

Vick continues, “This is an opportunity to break the cycle. To that end, I will continue to honor my commitment to animal welfare and be an instrument of positive change.”

Whatever you say, Mike V.

Do you think it’s okay for Michael Vick to be a dog owner again … or is it too soon?