A puppy has been left with severe facial scars after being burned with battery acid in a horrific case of animal abuse.
The three-month-old puppy named Chance is currently undergoing treatment at a San Bernardino animal hospital in California.
The pooch, a labrador and pit bull mix, was found on Wednesday with a broken jaw and burn injuries to his face.
The three-month-old puppy named Chance was left with severe facial scars after being doused in acid in California on Wednesday
Veterinarians at Loma Linda Animal Hospital who examined the puppy said in addition to his broken jaw, it appeared he had also been beaten over the head.
One of the pup's eye can't be saved due to the burns and he is now battling an infection due to his injuries.
He has to overcome the infection before he was undergo surgery to implant a plate to help his jaw heal.
Sedna Moseley, who works at the hospital, said in the long term Chance will always be disfigured.
'This is the single worst