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09/14/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dog Kill Cover-Up: Chicago Animal Care And Control Employees Mistakenly Killed Four Dogs

Eight employees of Chicago's Animal Care and Control are losing their jobs or facing other discipline after an investigation by the city's inspector general revealed that four dogs were mistakenly euthanized -- and some workers tried to cover it up.

The probe dates back to 2006 when a police lieutenant's dog was brought into the city animal pound at 2741 S. Western for a 10-day rabies observation following a biting incident, sources told the Better Government Association.

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