Man Convicted of Throwing Boiling Water on His Dog After it Urinated on Floor

September 27, 2013 Updated Mar 28, 2013 at 4:21 PM EDT

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Man Convicted of Throwing Boiling Water on His Dog After it Urinated on Floor

September 27, 2013 Updated Mar 28, 2013 at 4:21 PM EDT

A guilty verdict in a shocking case of animal abuse in Illinois.

According to a report from the Chicago Sun-Times, an Illinois man was convicted of animal cruelty this week for pouring boiling water on his dog after the animal urinated on the floor of his apartment. The man is scheduled to be sentenced in May, according to the Chicago Sun-Times report.

The dog suffered second and third-degree burns in the incident, according to the Sun-Times report.

Read the Chicago Sun-Times report HERE.