Courageous pup saves owner from rattlesnake bite in Arizona

03 July, 2018, 09:13 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
  • ‘This is what a hero looks like’: Pet dog saves owner from being bit by rattlesnake during hike

Those are the words that Paula Godwin of Arizona used to describe her golden retriever, Todd, who she credits with saving her life.

Paula Godwin recounted the incident on Facebook, where she revealed that she was on a walk in Phoenix with Todd and another of her dogs when she nearly stepped on a rattlesnake that was slithering through the brush.

The grateful owner posted the story of their snake encounter on Facebook, alongside photographs of Todd's swollen features. As a result, the snake bit the dog right on the face.

Facebook A puppy has been labeled a hero after being bitten by a rattlesnake which was targeting his owner.

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"He for sure saved me from being bit".

She also thanked concerned followers, writing, "Your kindness and support is truly a blessing". "This is what a hero looks like".

PHOTO: Todd, 6-month-old golden retriever was bitten by a rattlesnake during a walk with his owner on a trail in Anthem, Ariz., June 29, 2018.

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"It was a attractive morning", Godwin wrote in a Facebook post. "Donations are not towards Todd's bill but for those in need of help in paying unexpected vet bills", the GoFundMe description page reads.

Dogs add a lot to people's lives.

Todd is now recovering after the risky snake attack.

"This is Todd. He saved his human from a rattlesnake yesterday".

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