The owner of a dog who was set on fire in Arcadia last month has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty, according to the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office.
FOX 13 News out of Tampa reports 67-year-old Larry Wallace was arrested Monday afternoon.
He is charged with cruelty to animals and arson.
The 1-year-old mixed breed dog was set on fire in Arcadia last month. Vets say she has been making a remarkable recovery, though she still has a long road ahead.