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Golden retriever yowled in agony while being electrocuted by faulty drain cover

Posted On: 5 Mar 2021   |   Posted By: Metro

Golden retriever yowled in agony while being electrocuted by faulty drain cover

Bowdie the dog was electrocuted by a live manhole cover, with his owners' attempted lawsuit against the City of Chicago failing earlier this week
A golden retriever yowled in agony after being electrocuted by a faulty manhole cover for 10 minutes. The dog, called Bowdie, wailed so loudly his owner Marc Schwartz could hear his screams from several blocks away, with his window shut.
Marc and his wife Lina this week lost their claim for damages against the City of Chicago over the January 2020 incident. Bowdie began convulsing after being shocked while out for a walk, and bit his own tongue.
Lina, who was with him at the time, had no idea what had happened to the golden retriever, so went to hug him - only for him to lunge at her and bite her. The attack left her with a bleeding hand.
Panicked by Bowdie's seemingly inexplicable pain, Lina called Marc, who arrived to discover his dog had been paralyzed on the top of the drain cover for 10 minutes. It was only after Bowdie was wrapped in a...

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