He told the Mirror he got into a tussle with the agitated dog, which culminated in him subduing it by tightening its chain collar so that it would stop biting him.
He added: “Now by going limp, what I mean was that he reverted back to his ordinary self. He was calm, licking, being friendly and back to normal.”
When asked if he choked Kim to death, Lord Heseltine replied: “No, it’s complete rubbish.”
But he did admit he had the dog put down after visiting the vet the next day.
“Once you have an Alsatian turn like that you have no choice but to have the dog put down,” he said.
Lord Heseltine’s denial has been met with some skepticism online…