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Dog treated after acid attack

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HOBBS – A pet rescue organization says a female pit bull mix in southeastern New Mexico is recovering after someone poured acid on her.

The Hobbs News-Sun reported that animal advocate Pat Huntley said the injured dog was discovered last week after she wandered into a Lovington yard.

Huntley said veterinarian believes the attack was deliberate.

Huntley said the dog had to undergo emergency surgery that required the removal of damaged tissue.

A veterinarian said it will take three to four weeks for the dog to recover.

No one has been arrested in the case.

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