VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- A pup that only knew life chained up outside a home in North Carolina, is getting a new lease on life in Hampton Roads.

Chance is a 5 year old pit bull that has lived most of his life on a chain, outside.

After his owner died, a few animal lovers decided it's time to help Chance.

Several Hampton Roads rescue organizations stepped up, including Dogs Deserve Better.

Chance now lives with his foster mom in Virginia Beach, where he is going through training and getting vet treatments.

Click here to help Chance in his recovery efforts