(CBS) — As WBBM has reported, employees at Chicago Animal Care and Control apparently choked a dog to death in March – and now the Better Government Association is suing the city for not releasing the videotaped evidence of that incident.
The dog was named Spike and Animal Care and Control says he was “large” and “aggressive.”READ MORE: Mother Has Questions After Police Shoot, Kill Man They Say Was Wielding Knife In Englewood
Several employees tried to bring him under control. The city report says he was on two “control poles.”
And then Spike collapsed.
The report says the animal control officer “proceeded to drag the dog by his neck down the hallway” and then used the pole to lift Spike by his neck into a cage.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rain Coming As Work Week Begins
The Better Government Association – in investigating the case – submitted a Freedom of Information Act request for the security video – and has now been denied.