In a tragic incident, a dog was bitten by a rattlesnake when he tried to save his owner. A woman took her social media account to share a heroic story of her dog and her Facebook post has got the much-deserved attention.
A woman named Paula Godwin who hails from Arizona was out on her regular walk with her two dogs. Paula was about to step on a rattlesnake but her pet dog Todd jumped right in front of her to save her from rattlesnake’s bite. Unfortunately, the dog got bitten by the rattlesnake on his face and was badly injured.
Paula wrote in her post, “So this morning was up bright and early to go on a hike on 7 th street carefree. It was a beautiful morning but as we were walking down the hill I literally almost stepped on a rattlesnake. But my hero of a puppy Todd saved me He jumped right in front of my leg where I surely would have got bit. This is what a hero looks like 🌵🌈 please say a little prayer for my sweet hero.”
The post has grabbed many eyeballs and has garnered 10K likes, 2.9K comments and 3.7K shares. Many netizens appreciated the courage and poured good wishes for the dog.
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One netizen wrote, “Sending hugs and prayers to your guardian angel Todd!” while the other wrote, “He deserves a medal and a big ole T-bone steak once he has healed enough to enjoy it.”
Previously, A video of a police dog performing CPR on an officer got viral. During the training session, the officer acted to have collapsed and the service animal performed lifesaving skills on him.