Published: Apr 14, 2014 3:56 PM EDT
Updated: Apr 14, 2014 4:01 PM EDT

ARCADIA, Fla.- The Arcadia Police Department has arrested the man accused of setting his dog on fire back in March of this year.

The 1-year-old dog, later named Hope, survived and is being treated at BluePearl Veterinary Hospital in Tampa.

Larry Wallace, 66, was arrested today for arson and animal cruelty.

People interested in donating to Hope’s care should make donations directly to HART, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, via their website at