Woman Charged With Dragging Chihuahua Behind Car

Lafollette, Campbell County (WVLT) - A Campbell County woman is facing animal cruelty charges after police say she drug her small dog behind her car from her residence to Lafollette Middle School.

Campbell County officials say Susan Baird tied her Chihuahua to her bumper by a leash.

Officials say she won't admit to doing it on purpose, but she has still been charged with animal cruelty.

The dog is being taken care of a Lafollette Veterinary Clinic, where workers say it has a swollen face, and a lot of skin damage.

Kim Bolan, a teacher at the middle school says has offered to pay for the vet's services to make sure the dog survives.