Axel the pit bull has some scarring on his head, marking where he was hit in the head with an object such as an ax.
Bradenton, Florida -- A dog found with a severe injury to his head is going up for adoption.
Manatee County Animal Services believe Axel the pit bull was hit in the head with an object, possibly an ax, last fall. The injury created a large wound that cut about two inches deep.
Photo Gallery: Pictures of Axel's injuries WARNING - GRAPHIC IMAGES
A Facebook group to help pay Axel's bills
was set up, and donations from around the world poured in. The dog has since recovered and, unfortunately, no one was ever arrested in his case.
For more information on adopting Axel, click here.